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    hey guys i'm thinking of getting a new laptop which will probably be the laptop i bring to uni. So the two i'm really keen on are both asus N53Jn and U30Jc-A1.

    I just wanted to know people's opinion on these two considering the aspect of uni life? would i really need to carry my laptop around to lectures or seminars? Does anyone owned these and have an opinion on them?

    Specifications can seen on the links
    http://laptops-specs.blogspot.com/20...ity-u30jc.html
    http://laptops-specs.blogspot.com/20...fications.html

    Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks in advance
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    (Original post by IanLim93)
    hey guys i'm thinking of getting a new laptop which will probably be the laptop i bring to uni. So the two i'm really keen on are both asus N53Jn and U30Jc-A1.

    I just wanted to know people's opinion on these two considering the aspect of uni life? would i really need to carry my laptop around to lectures or seminars? Does anyone owned these and have an opinion on them?

    Specifications can seen on the links
    http://laptops-specs.blogspot.com/20...ity-u30jc.html
    http://laptops-specs.blogspot.com/20...fications.html

    Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks in advance
    Those blogs are useless, you have no real indication of whether:
    a) the laptop has been released yet.
    b) price.
    c) actual laptop configuration.
    d) available to buy in the country you're from.
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    'would i really need to carry my laptop around to lectures or seminars?' - No, they are a distraction for you and for others. Listen in lectures and write important points down with a pen, onto paper. Your laptop will spend 90%+ of it's time on your desk in your room.

    I have 3 Asus laptops/netbooks (K50AB, Eee 1201T, Eee 701) and they have never given me any trouble.
    If I was starting uni now I would have brought a decent desktop and a smaller 12 inch laptop with me.
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    (Original post by IanLim93)
    hey guys i'm thinking of getting a new laptop which will probably be the laptop i bring to uni. So the two i'm really keen on are both asus N53Jn and U30Jc-A1.

    I just wanted to know people's opinion on these two considering the aspect of uni life? would i really need to carry my laptop around to lectures or seminars? Does anyone owned these and have an opinion on them?

    Specifications can seen on the links
    http://laptops-specs.blogspot.com/20...ity-u30jc.html
    http://laptops-specs.blogspot.com/20...fications.html

    Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks in advance
    Are these netbooks or laptops?

    People think that they we be carrying laptops around a uni campus like they see of prospectus pics, but it's so much easier to just have a pen and paper. Not to mention having a laptop in a lecture theatre is just plain annoying for the other students, as it constantly whirs and your pressing the keys while other are trying to hear what has been said.

    Personally, if you need one that desperately, the best setup i've seen is having a netbook (then you can take it into seminars if you need it and it doesn't take up too much room) then having a screen in your study room, so when you're doing work/revising, the small screen of the netbook doesn't ruin your eyes and i find it easier to work on something bigger.

    I've never heard of the two you mentioned, but after googling them, they seem a ridiculous price (£900?!) for a laptop. You can get a decent laptop for a little more than half that price. They have good reviews mind, but you should look at Toshiba's, and the better quality HP's. For a laptop for uni, its so not worth taking an almost £900 laptop that could be nicked.

    I'v had my Asus (F3 series) for 3 years, and they hold up pretty well imo. Mine's been bashed around, and the only thing that has gone wrong with it, is the naff camera on the top of the screen that's probably cracked, but not worth replacing. The battery holds up particularly well, considering it's age (about 5-6 hours). Looks pretty unstylish, and sometimes it has a "urgh, no can do!" moment and its slow, but generally it's held up very well. I know people who have 3 year old HP's that are on their last legs, and stuff. So...

    I'd do some more research.
 
 
 
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