Laptop for architecture student Tags: Laptops Last response: September 7, 2011 7:55 AM in Laptops & Notebooks Share rsolcastillo September 6, 2011 3:34:29 AM Hi everyone I'm looking for a new laptop I'm an architecture student and I need my laptop for programs such as autocad, 3dmax, etc.... so maybe you can help me 1. What is your budget? $1300 top 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 14-17" 3. What screen resolution do you want? whatever 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? both 5. How much battery life do you need? +6hrs 6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)? maybe fifa but its not too important as cad 3d modeling programs 7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) Cad 3d modeling video editing 8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? doesn't matter really 9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. amazon, direct from the manufacters pages 10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? as long as I can 11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? dvd writer would do the trick 12. Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you donbe 't like and explain the reasons. hp dell sony apple 13. What country do you live in? Guatemala, but I'll buy mi laptop in USA. 14.Additional info considering dell xps 17 hp envy 14 or dv7tqe apple macbook pro and sony f series so If anyone can help me would be great. More about : laptop architecture student | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Maziar Laptop Master September 6, 2011 8:13:29 AM Hello and welcome to the forums ! Dell XPS 15z is a good choice. XPS 17/Envy 14/DV7 are all good but none of them last for at least 6 hrs | Report abuse Maziar Laptop Master September 7, 2011 7:00:35 AM The OP needs at least 6hrs battery | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Laptops & Notebooks>Laptop for architecture student> Related ressources: ForumThe best laptop for architecture student under $1000 AUD ForumLow budget Laptop for Architecture Student ForumLow budget Laptop for Architecture Student ForumLow budget Laptop for Architecture Student ForumThe best laptop for an architecture student on a low budget ! ForumArchitecture Student Laptop ForumBest Laptop for an Architecture Student ? ForumArchitecture Student 's Laptop ForumArchitecture Student Needs Some Advice (Budget CAD Workstation) ForumLaptop for Architecture student Forum$1100 Architecture Student Build ~ 3d Modeling/ Rendering ForumSuggestions for a good laptop for an architectural student ForumArchitecture student looking to build/purchase best system for autoCAD/Rendering ForumGaming laptop under 1000 ForumDell laptop keyboard numbers five & six not working Forumos(win xp) installation in hp laptop for the first time ForumWhich laptop? Lenovo Edge 420s or HP Envy 14 ForumNeed help choosing laptop ForumHP 6910P laptop external vga ForumThe best laptop for an architecture student on a low budget ! More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !