Notebook choice Tags: Battery Notebooks Programming Laptops Last response: February 28, 2013 7:05 AM in Laptop General Discussion Share AHJ February 27, 2013 6:33:51 PM Hi, I need a new notebook, something with a good battery will be perfect. I use it for programming and a bit of video and photo editing (Photoshop). My budget is 500€. Any suggest? Thanks More about : notebook choice Brett928S2 a c 249 D Laptop February 27, 2013 7:07:22 PM Hi DEFINE good battery ? how many hours and doing what ? All the best Brett lxgoldsmith February 27, 2013 7:15:01 PM video editing and photo editing, or watching video and editing photos? Related resources Good NoteBook choice - Forum Cheap Notebook Choice - Forum Choice of Notebooks? - Forum Which notebook graphics is better for gaming? - Forum Acer Aspire V3-772G-9820 or Lenovo Y50 Notebook? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer AHJ February 27, 2013 7:15:47 PM i'll say 5 h at least AHJ February 27, 2013 7:16:30 PM Video editing, not just watching videos. AHJ February 27, 2013 7:20:30 PM Sorry, I've answered partially your question, 5 h on a normal use (coding and compiling). Brett928S2 a c 249 D Laptop February 27, 2013 9:16:32 PM AHJ said:Sorry, I've answered partially your question, 5 h on a normal use (coding and compiling). Hi Not going to happen without a second battery... I tell my customers when selling them a Lappy... IF you are WORKING on the lappy, take the manufacturers figures and divide by 3 So 6 hours is REALLY 2...etc All the best Brett AHJ February 28, 2013 6:31:35 AM Ok thanks! So can you suggest me some laptop? tigerg a b D Laptop February 28, 2013 6:40:49 AM Coding and compiling? Uh.. in what environment? That can drastically effect battery usage. AHJ February 28, 2013 7:05:28 AM tigerg said:Coding and compiling? Uh.. in what environment? That can drastically effect battery usage. I use Eclipse and i work with Ubuntu (I keep Windows just for Photoshop) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedGraphics Card Choice? Forum SolvedSmall notebook/hybrid for light working and CAD/Solidworks projects Forum Solvedwhat is the standard current output for USB ports on an HP notebook? Forum SolvedR9 270x Choice Forum SolvedDid I make the wrong choice in picking a GPU brand (model)? Forum SolvedWhich ACER notebook is better? Forum Solvedlooking for notebook Forum Solvedwhat would be your choice? 256 SSD or 1tb HDSD? Forum SolvedR9 270x is this a good choice to upgrade to??? Forum SolvedNeed advice for type Notebook Forum SolvedGTX 970 choice Forum SolvedN56JN-EB71 Gaming Notebook Forum SolvedChromebook, tablet or classic notebook? Forum SolvedWD Hdd Choice for home CCTV (DVR) Camera system... Forum SolvedChoice of either 2 builds Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop General Discussion categories Acer Alienware Asus Dell Lenovo Sony Toshiba !