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Netbook/Laptop for Programming and Gaming


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#1 Sativaxd

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Posted 03 February 2015 - 06:25 AM

Hey People,

 

this is my first Post i hope i do everything right. Well, i already have a Desktop Gaming PC with enough Power, i have a Tablet and an Smartphone and a few Laptops.
As you already read, i want to buy an Netbook for Programming, a small Laptop would be nice too, but it has to be as small as possible and still have enough Power to programm on.
I know, that i wont need much Power for Programming, but i'll run a few VM's and need a few gigs for them. So atleast 4GB would be really nice. But now the hard part on choosing it,
i would like to have more then Intels HD Graphic Chip, and the APUs from AMD are.. well.. not so nice i think, i have a 2. Desktop PC with A6 APU, and i wouldnt recommend it.

I want to spend about 700€.

I have already found a few kinda good solutions i think, but i can imagine there are better solutions for me.

 

The OS isnt important, i'll install Linux and Windows anyways, so a Netbook / Small Laptop without OS is fine too.

 

http://shop.lenovo.com/de/de/laptops/lenovo/flex/flex-2-14/?sb=:000001D4:0004282D:#tab-customize

(I dont really want that Touchscreen, and Tablet mode Features, but it still was the cheapest solution with the best hardware i found.)

 

Now in short again:

 

Budget is ~700€

 

i5 or higher,

4GB RAM or more,

Windows, Linux or no OS,

Nvidia or AMD Graphic solution
Less then 15" Display (If possible Full HD ofcourse, but not important)

I hope you guys can help me find something better, i mean, if i just take the hardware from the Lenovo (Link), and remove the Touchscreen stuff, it would be perfect and should cost about 50-100€ less. Or am i so wrong?



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#2 Sativaxd

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Posted 03 February 2015 - 06:49 AM

Im sorry for the german link, it seems like its not available in US or UK.

 

The laptop have this specs:

 

Intel Core i5-4210U (2 x 1,70GHz 1600MHz 3MB)

Windows 8.1 64
NVIDIA GeForce 840M 2GB

8 GB DDR3L 1600 MHz

14,0" FHD IPS LED Backlit 1920x1080

128GB SSD

4 Cell Li-Cylindrical

Bluetooth-Version 4.0

 

699€

And i forgot to mention, the games i  would play are for example League of Legends and COD6






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