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While picking out a laptop there are many considerations that need to be considered as missing a single component can completely ruin your software capabilities. If you are an incoming architecture student then you should really look into what the program requires as of technology. Most of the time students purchase technology that is above and beyond what is necessary. On the other hand it is also common that students are uneducated on their computer purchase leaving them with an unsatisfactory laptop. The following is a list of the most recommended laptops for architecture students as they fulfill the specifications that most architecture programs require.
Laptop for the Cool Architecture Chick
Toshiba Qosmio X75-A7170 17.3-Inch Laptop
Take your photos, videos and creations to the next artistic level. Full versions of the #1 selling consumer photo and video editing software,* Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 11 and Adobe® Premiere® Elements 11 software are included, so you can take full advantage of the X75’s spectacular features and power. You’ve got the tools. Now unleash your imagination.
Laptop for the Slick and Popular Architecture Student
ASUS N550JK-DS71T 15.6″ Full-HD Touchscreen Quad Core i7 Laptop w/ Aluminum-Body, 8GB RAM & 1TB HD
- 15.6” Full HD (1920 x 1080) wide-view IPS touchscreen panel provides vivid picture and intuitive navigation for unsurpassed multimedia entertainment
- Qaud-speaker array with included external subwoofer offers realistic, cinematic surround sound
- 4th Gen Intel Core i7 processor deliver visibly smart output and twice the power of previous generations
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M discrete graphics provide premium, high-powered efficiency for multimedia and gaming
- Backlit Chiclet keyboard lets you work freely under any lighting environment
- Covered by 1 year International warranty and 1 year Accidental Damage Protection
Laptop for the Smart and Sophisticated Architecture Student
Lenovo Y50 15.6-Inch Laptop (59425944) Black
If you’re looking for a laptop that will deliver the ultimate gaming and multimedia experience, look no further. The Lenovo Y50 is a portable gaming powerhouse. The Y50 boasts a Full HD display, the latest Intel processor, powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M discrete graphics, JBL designed stereo speakers and premium Dolby Advanced Audio to make it a gamer’s dream machine.
Laptop for the Classy and Stylish Architecture Student
HP Envy 17-j130us 17.3-Inch Touchsmart Laptop with Beats Audio
Watch movies and make them, too, with the HP ENVY 17-j130us TouchSmart Notebook. Get a bigger view with the large 17.3-inch diagonal touchscreen display. Plus, get more done and have more fun with the fast and fluid Windows 8. With Beats Audio and four speakers, this laptop is designed for the most advanced audio ever. Sync, share, play and enjoy entertainment across multiple devices using HP Connected software. Also, the numeric keypad makes it easy to pay bills and balance budgets.