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 a b D Laptop 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... m 0 l Tavion January 8, 2013 2:06:36 PM thank you. What about toshiba laptops ? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Sunius a c 291 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Laptop for civil engineering Forum laptops for civil engineering Forum SolvedSolid SSD laptop for engineering student??? Forum SolvedPortable Laptop For Mechanical Engineering Student Forum New laptop engineering student Forum New Laptop for College Student(Engineering) Forum Portable laptop for freshman biomedical engineering student Forum Best $600 Laptop for College Student (Computer Engineering) Forum Laptop suggestions for a College Engineering student Forum Engineering Student: Desktop or Laptop? Forum ENGINEERING STUDENT'S FIRST ~$1400 BUILD: Almost Ready to Buy (Please Advise!) Forum Laptop for engineering student Forum SolvedBuying Student\Gaming Laptop Forum Electrical engineering student looking for laptop Forum A Laptop for an Engineering Student? Can you help? Forum Best laptop for aerospace engineering student Forum Student Laptop for Engineering Forum What's a good Industrial Design Engineering student's laptop Forum Laptop for Engineering Student Forum Recommend a laptop for engineering student Forum 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 !