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Laptop for architecture courses in college!

by NhuH / April 6, 2011 1:26 PM PDT

I'm attending college this fall and I need help finding a laptop for architecture. Is a PC or MAC recommended? I need to it to run AutoCad Architecture, etc.. Someone is offering me an Apple MacBook Pro for $800 (2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo).. That's a good price so I sort of don't want to pass it up, but I'm not sure if that's the right laptop for architecture. I'll most likely be buying a Windows laptop, any suggestions?

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I have a friend who is an architect and
by orlbuckeye / April 7, 2011 1:12 AM PDT

he uses Archicad. Archicad is 3D and requires a good graphics card. I would research what others are using and look at the Graphisoft website they are the company that makes Archicad.

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by NhuH / April 7, 2011 10:13 AM PDT

I will be sure to check the program out, thanks!

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Yes Archicad is actually free
by orlbuckeye / April 7, 2011 11:05 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks

to use with full capabilities but printing. When you purchase it the give you a jump drive that unlocks the application.

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