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? m 0 l Jasmine13 April 14, 2013 12:56:13 PM June but I graduate in two weeks so want to know what to ask for m 0 l 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwork/gaming laptop for grad school ~$1500 Forum SolvedNeed advice on laptop for grad school Forum Architecture Grad School Laptop Forum Laptop for grad school Forum SolvedHigh School Grad Build Forum SolvedGrad School DONE; Advice on new build please? Forum SolvedSanity Check for Grad School/Gaming Build Forum I need a light notebook for grad school. I will mostly use it for school but I want to be able to watch movies too. Ideas? ~ $ Forum Going to Grad School, need Cheapest Possible Build for next 6Yrs Forum Mid Range Gaming Laptop for College Grad Forum SolvedLaptop for Stats Grad Student: Dell v. Lenovo? Forum Grad student laptop buying advice? Forum Boot Camp grad. looking for a cheap WoW laptop. Forum SolvedUpgrading a 'school' laptop with an SSD - would I really notice a benefit? Forum SolvedPortable laptop for school Forum SolvedLooking for a new laptop for school/gaming Forum Solvedschool gaming laptop Forum SolvedI have this laptop i use for school is it ok for games too? Forum SolvedWanting to connect to my home PC from my Laptop from school Forum SolvedLooking for a cheap laptop for School (Solved) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !