Looking for a powerful portable

Discussion in 'What Notebook Should I Buy?' started by alitahriki, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. alitahriki

    alitahriki Newbie

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    im a software developer looking for a notebook to carry with me all the time and have powerful cpu and thunderbolt 3 for future upgrade-ability. also i want it to be quiet
    General Questions

    1) What is your budget?

    2) What size notebook would you prefer?

    c. Thin and Light; 13" - 14" screen
    preferably 14 inch
    3) Which country will you buying this notebook?
    4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?
    a. Like: dell, lenovo
    b. Dislike:
    5) Would you consider laptops that are refurbished/redistributed?
    i do but usually these kind of deals are not available in my country
    6) What are the primary tasks will you be performing with this notebook?
    software development
    7) Will you be taking the notebook with you to different places, leaving it on your desk or both?
    8) Will you be playing games on your notebook? (If so, please state which games or types of games?)
    nope i wont
    9) How many hours of battery life do you need?
    3-4 is enough
    10) Would you prefer to see the notebooks you're considering before purchasing it or buying a notebook on-line without seeing it is OK?
    its ok
    11) What OS do you prefer? Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, etc.
    Screen Specifics

    12) What screen resolution(s) would you prefer? (See further below for explanations.)
    13) Do you want a glossy/reflective screen or a matte/non-glossy screen? (See further below for explanations.)
    Build Quality and Design

    14) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you?
    i dont care
    Notebook Components

    15) How much hard drive space do you need?
    256 gb is fine
    Timing, Warranty and Longevity

    16) When are you buying this laptop?
    17) How long do you expect to use this laptop?
    couple years
    18) How long could you afford to do without your laptop if it were to fail?
    2 days
    19) Would you be willing to pay significantly extra for on-site warranty, or would it be acceptable to you to have to ship the laptop to the vendor for repair with perhaps a week or more outage?
    i would
  2. ZaZ

    ZaZ Super Model Super Moderator

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    ThinkPad T series or Latitude 7000 might be worth a look.

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