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Laptop suggestion out of list of options

by N_P_93 / August 24, 2016 9:06 AM PDT

Hi everyone. I was thinking of changing my laptop of 10 years old for a newer one. I have been looking at three options but I am unsure of which ones to buy. These are the options:

http://us-store.acer.com/aspire-v-nitro-gaming-laptop-v...

http://us-store.acer.com/aspire-vn7-592g-77lb-notebook

http://tekadvisor.ca/devices/432

I will mainly be using this laptop for music production and to run engineering software that many of my university courses require me to use. I was wondering if any of you could let me know which of the laptops is best for accomplishing those tasks or if you may happen to know of another model that may be just as good at accomplishing what I described. I live in Canada btw so the prices are going to be more expensive than what is shown on the American websites, probably around 1600- 1800$ range.

P.S. I was also wondering if any of you who may own these laptops can speak of your experience with them (good, bad)

Thanks in advance

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clarification on typing error
by N_P_93 / August 24, 2016 9:10 AM PDT

The link for the first one is as follows:

http://us-store.acer.com/aspire-v-nitro-gaming-laptop-vn7-792g-797v

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No engineering course here demands a top tier laptop.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 24, 2016 9:17 AM PDT

So far such is just an excuse for the student to get a gaming laptop. My son replaced his old ROG with this one. It's very nice and many times better than what a college student would need for engineering studies.

"ASUS ROG GL552VW-DH71 15-Inch Gaming Laptop, Discrete GPU GeForce GTX 960M 2GB VRAM, 16GB DDR4, 1TB (ROG Metallic)"

It's very nice and we cloned the HDD to a 480GB SSD for even more speed.

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DO NOT REPEAT WHAT OTHERS HAVE LEARNED.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 24, 2016 9:19 AM PDT

Move back to 15 inch models. The 17 inch model is for you to leave on a desk.

I've seen students gripe about 17 inches for years. Only your newbie buys that one.

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