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Lightest, Fastest Laptop w/External Monitor Port?

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#1 hateway


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Posted 28 June 2018 - 12:05 PM

Now that I'm 50, finding a light LT like a Macbook Air with a decent screen size is like an oxymoron, and it's hard to keep up with all those 'reader' glasses! I work mostly from home so I would connect to a large monitor then. Finally sick of all the broken Win 10 updates, but would settle for vmware or dual-boot. ISO of something powerful enough for work, not a game player. Preferably 12GB+ RAM, 256GB SSD & as far under 2.5 lbs as possible. I've researched it to death both online, in-store and in forums. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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#2 MadmanRB



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Posted 06 July 2018 - 06:31 PM

What kind of display port are you looking for? HDMI?

Or will good old fashioned VGA?

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#3 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 06 July 2018 - 07:04 PM

"as far under 2.5 lbs as possible"


How critical is this ?  Most of the laptops I see that come in below this are devices like the HP Stream which is more of a tablet in laptop form than what I would consider a laptop and they have much more restricted storage, typically 32 to 64 GB. However I did convert one HP Stream from Win 10 to Linux Mint recently and the owner is quite happy with it.


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