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enjoiskatelaw

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Help with choosing the right computer
« on: June 03, 2010, 06:24:11 PM »

I'm going laptop- and was thinking the  ASUS UL30Vt-A1 (or UL80Vt-A1) rocketed with a Intel Core2 Duo- running the newer windows 7 Asus OS and loaded home office pro

if anyone (with experience) has any suggestions on a good reliable laptop that can take a little bit of beating I would really appreciate it

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Re: Help with choosing the right computer
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2010, 09:03:11 PM »
I don't know if this site is the best place to get help.

If you haven't checked out the forums at notebookreview.com, you should.  They have specific threads to help you choose the best laptop for your situation.

For what it's worth, I love asus computers, but if I could go back in time I'd probably just buy a macbook pro for law school. 

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Re: Help with choosing the right computer
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2010, 10:53:23 AM »
thank you for your help-
i will definitely check that site out

you don't think the mac would give you trouble with compatibility issues?

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Re: Help with choosing the right computer
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2010, 11:06:33 AM »
pen and paper. Cheap reliable and time proven.

only downside is it wont get facebook mid lecture.

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Re: Help with choosing the right computer
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2010, 11:06:54 PM »
if ur using it for school purposes try TOSHIBA or DELL ...
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Re: Help with choosing the right computer
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2010, 11:09:56 PM »
try Bic.

if ur using it for school purposes try TOSHIBA or DELL ...

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Re: Help with choosing the right computer
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2010, 10:56:00 AM »
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pen and paper. Cheap reliable and time proven.

only downside is it wont get facebook mid lecture.
 

You can't do writing assignments without a computer. Nor can you post on LSD  :P

As far as computers go, the good news is that it's almost impossible to go wrong these days. Even the slowest new computer on the market packs more than enough punch to meet internet/word processing needs of a law student. Just find something that suits your taste as far as size and looks.
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Re: Help with choosing the right computer
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2010, 12:33:56 PM »
why couldnt you do a writing assignment with paper and pen?

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pen and paper. Cheap reliable and time proven.

only downside is it wont get facebook mid lecture.
 

You can't do writing assignments without a computer. Nor can you post on LSD  :P

As far as computers go, the good news is that it's almost impossible to go wrong these days. Even the slowest new computer on the market packs more than enough punch to meet internet/word processing needs of a law student. Just find something that suits your taste as far as size and looks.

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Re: Help with choosing the right computer
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2010, 01:21:58 PM »
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why couldnt you do a writing assignment with paper and pen?

At least at Georgetown, papers had to be submitted electronically.  Besides, I can't imagine someone trying to handwrite a brief and make it look professional. It would be a feat even for someone with immaculate handwriting (not to mention an incredible waste of time). You also need a computer for lexis-nexis/westlaw access.

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Re: Help with choosing the right computer
« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2010, 03:29:10 PM »
ok good point, I just think people overuse them in classes that dont need them as an excuse to facebook all day.