The laptop has largely taken the place of the good old desktop pc . Today the laptop has several significant advantages and allows a degree of freedom (such as being able to write a post on his couch with the computer on the lap while watching television).
Choosing a laptop is not made lightly, unfortunately a lot of my customers look at first the performance of their next purchase, very rarely some of the details or “hidden defects” that could prove to be a true Achilles heel when using your dear companion.
In this post we will share with you some tips and tricks to consider when buying a laptop, and small do not do-s.
The weight is in our opinion an essential element in the acquisition of a computer, the question is whether you go or not you travel regularly or not.
Indeed a frequent travelleor rather need a laptop computer that is lightweight. A bag hanging from his shoulder rather than a heavy 17-inch might pain him all day.
In case the computer is left on a desk, you can afford to take a more heavy one.
The size and weight of charger: It may sound absurd, but some power supplies are larger and heavier than the laptop computer itself, which brings a severe problem when traveling. Otherwise this parameter is of little importance.
Screen: In general, the larger the diagonal screen, the higher it will consume battery, any user is more or less comfortable facing a screen. if you are lucky enough to have different models under the eyes, you will find one that suits best to your retina.
Keyboard: Laptop keyboards are sometimes mismatched: Right shift key or Enter key is too small, which can cause typos when the user got into the habit of using his desktop keyboard. And if you do often use the figures, it is essential to choose an embedded numeric keypad to the computer. Especially since the current models offer over 15 inches. And do not forget keyboard can be easily changed in a dektop if you are not satisfied, contrary to the laptop.
CPU, RAM, HDD, Video card: the performance of today’s computers (not netbook) can do what 90% of fatal ask, office, internet .
Do not choose a laptop just for its disk space or memory, in fact these two elements can mostly be upgraded, also a laptop hard disk is already quite fragile, we recommend having a hard disk externally with a copy of its data.
The processor and video card are very difficult to replace these two criteria are taken into account. If you create video games, do video editing, audio editing, you must go upmarket.
We suggest for NVDIA or ATI video card chipset over Intel mobile video chipsets: driverwise, Intel Video chipsets has very low support for no-Windows operating system.