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Is this laptop good for programming

I want to buy a laptop that is second hand and i want to know if it is good for Android studio, Corona, Wamp and notepad ++

Lenovo T30s:
ntel i5 3.3 GHz Intel processor
8GBGB Ram
128GB SSD
USB 3.0 \ HDMI \ SD Card \ Ethernet Slots
Backlit Keyboard and Lid light
1600x 900 high definition resolution screen

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A painter and their tools.

Sorry but this laptop will not be a factor for a good programmer. Just like an artist doesn't blame the brush same here.

The apps will run but you will run out of space pretty fast with 128GB SSD. Figure you'll want to move to 500GB SSD after a short while.

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Specs

So everything else is fine but the ssd ?

How much GB shoupd i get ?

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Re: how much GB

As Bob said: 512 GB would be fine, 256 GB might be acceptable. Just buy what you need (that is: the right size in GB and fits in your laptop). Then clone the current 128 GB drive to it; it will be nice for backup.

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Okay so which laptop do you think is best for what i need with a $200 budget

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I can't find a 200 buck laptop better than above.

You may be at the best you can get for that price. Your 12.5 inch laptop below for 300 bucks is better BUT it has a tiny screen which as a programmer I would find limiting.

Here's my old setup.


This setup had the code in one display and docs in the other.

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I wouldn't combine a webserver (WAMP) and a developer laptop in 6GB. 8GB would be better. And maybe 16GB would be still better, but you'd see that from Task Manager when running in 8GB.
An SSD is much faster than a HDD, and 250 GB isn't very much.
So I doubt if it's good enough for what you want to do with it.

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So Ram 8gb. Ssd how much ? And is a Intel 3rd gen good ?

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Re: specs

SSD: see above.
3rd gen: it's not as fast or as energy efficient as the current 9th gen. But that doesn't mean it's bad.

I see this laptop is from 2013. That's nearly 6 year old. That's why it's much cheaper now than it was back then (around $1100).

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Is this laptop good for programming

Sorry dude.I dont think this laptop suits your requirements.Minimum 256 GB SSD is acceptable and 512 GB SSD is good.But with 128,u will be stuck soon.

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Post was last edited on March 20, 2019 1:59 AM PDT

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