Buying a laptop for a civil engineering(structural) student Tags: Graphics Cards Laptops Graphics Last response: January 8, 2013 2:11 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Tavion January 8, 2013 10:20:45 AM What are the things to be considered when buying a laptop for a structural engineering student? What about VGA and RAM? If I am going to buy a toshiba laptop what would be the best model to buy? Please help. Thanks in advance. More about : buying laptop civil engineering structural student the great randini a b U Graphics card January 8, 2013 11:25:59 AM if he is going to run C.A.D. you should consider getting one with a firepro or quadro graphics card. These are more expensive than a normal laptop. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Tavion January 8, 2013 2:06:36 PM thank you. What about toshiba laptops ? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Sunius a c 290 U Graphics card a b D Laptop January 8, 2013 2:11:12 PM I don't think you should buy anything before actually knowing which programs you'll have to use. Also, I think that workstation laptops are waste of money for students, as they certainly will not use them up to their full potential. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forum$500-600 build for non-gamer, engineering student ForumHelp with laptop for a new college student ForumCollege Student Buying a laptop ForumLaptop for Accounting Student ForumLaptop or Tablet for a Student ? ForumBest laptop for aerospace engineering student ForumEnglish literature student looking for durable writing machine ForumLow budget Laptop for Architecture Student ForumStudent Looking for sub 700 laptop for gaming ForumLooking for cheap(ish) decent laptop to buy w/ student loan ForumThe best laptop for architecture student under $1000 AUD ForumElectrical engineering student looking for laptop ForumHome use/ student laptop recommendations ForumBest laptop for high school student ForumStudent /Gaming Laptop under $850 ForumLaptop or a desktop for a student ForumA gaming laptop that will also fufill my needs as a student ForumGraduate Student Needing Laptop Recommendation ForumStudent /gaming laptop for college? ForumEVGA FTW or Gigabyte GTX 670? More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !