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    I received an offer to study Civil and Architectural Engineering at Bath and have since chosen the university as my firm choice - if I get the grades I will be studying from this September!

    Currently I have a really old laptop that struggles to play YouTube videos nevermind run CAD software, so it is time to upgrade.

    I want to know if it is best to have a powerful desktop gaming/engineering PC in my room or have a laptop that I can carry about with me.

    Can any current/past civil engineering students help me out?

    Thanks
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    (Original post by AdamPVA)


    Can any current/past civil engineering students help me out?

    Thanks
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    I used a laptop during my time at university, simply because its very easy to move around between home and campus. I found that my laptop could run most civil eng. software I needed including FEA (although you are limited by your processing power for FEA). However, having a PC means you will have a bigger screen are you are capable of running FEA no problem. Even then, I'm sure Bath uni have computers on campus for you to use whatever software you need.
 
 
 
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