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Purchase Template: Professional Laptop for Landscape Architect/Urban Planner


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#1 Kate2

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Posted 28 January 2017 - 10:14 AM

Laptop or Desktop?  Laptop

My budget for the new computer is: $1200- $1500

What are the primary uses for this computer (IE: mail, web browsing, programming, games, etc)?  graphics and landscape plan production, report writing, web, email

What software do you intend on using on the computer? AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Sketch-Up

Do you play games? If so, what type of games? No

Do you tend to have a lot of programs running at the same time, or do you close every program when you are done using it?  Several programs open at a time

Do you store a lot of pictures or music on the computer? Yes - Pictures and graphics 

Will you be overclocking?   Not sure what this means

Location for online shopping/shipment/prices?   United States

How many monitors are you planning to use?  One

Do you need peripherals? OS?   Will need upgraded OS - (currently have Windows 7).  Will need wireless mouse, printer, and (I have an external hard drive).

Any particular reason why you are upgrading?  My current computer (a Dell Precision M4500) is 6 years old.  I installed the current Adobe Creative Suite 2017 and it running too slow for me to use.  I am open to PC - Dell or a Mac.



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Posted 28 January 2017 - 04:20 PM

http://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/productdetails/xps-13-9360-laptop



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Posted 28 January 2017 - 05:49 PM

Thank you for your suggestion!  I will investigate this.






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