Laptop for grad school Tags: Laptops Streaming Movies Last response: April 14, 2013 1:54 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share Jasmine13 April 14, 2013 12:38:42 PM I need a new laptop for grad school. The msin thing I'm doing is researching, typing papers, movie streaming, skyping, downloading games. I'd like a 14-16" screen that's light weight More about : laptop grad school lxgoldsmith April 14, 2013 12:48:44 PM when do you start? Jasmine13 April 14, 2013 12:56:13 PM June but I graduate in two weeks so want to know what to ask for Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer lxgoldsmith April 14, 2013 1:54:04 PM touchscreen model 6-8GB RAM 128GB+ SSD or 1TB HDD(plus ssd cache) long battery life, 2/3 rule - 6 hr advertized = 4 hr real third gen intel i5/i7 processor or AMD A8/A10 Intel HD4000 is not a gpu and does not perform GPU intensive activities like games. it plays movies and does regular tasks just fine resolution of 1600x900 or higher (1080p=1920x1080) weight: depends on person, but I think anything under 5 pounds is light. look for the term "ultrabook", intel has specifications for manufacturers to follow to be called an ultrabook. it might suit your needs. Lenovo thinkpads are known for high quality, and a touchscreen IS important for windows 8 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSolvedNeed advice on laptop for grad school ForumArchitecture Grad School Laptop ForumLaptop for grad school ForumSolvedSanity Check for Grad School/Gaming Build ForumGoing to Grad School, need Cheapest Possible Build for next 6Yrs ForumGrad student laptop buying advice? ForumSolvedLaptop for Stats Grad Student: Dell v. Lenovo? ForumBoot Camp grad. looking for a cheap WoW laptop. ForumSolvedWhich Laptop would be better for light gaming and school work? ForumSolvedLooking for a laptop for high school ForumSolvedI'm looking for a new laptop. Mild gaming, programming and school. PLS HELP :) ForumSolvedTeenage laptop good design good for travel and school? Please help me ForumSolvedEasy to carry Laptop for school ForumSolvedGood laptop for school and minecraft? ForumSolved450$ School Laptop ForumSolvedWorth upgrading old laptop for school? ForumSolvedLooking for opinions on this Acer laptop + back to school laptop recommendations ForumSolvedA good laptop for school? ForumSolvedwhich is the better gaming/school laptop? ForumSolved700USD School/Gaming Laptop More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !