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    I've been trying to decide whether to get a laptop for Uni, or a desktop (plus a possible tablet). Ill be staying at halls, so carrying things around wont be a critical problem.
    I'd like to be able to use either machine for gaming, so the laptop would be quite a heavy and large, which is why I began considering a desktop instead, since it will be cheaper for the same performance etc etc.
    Is there even any point bringing a gaming computer to Uni? Will a desktop be redundant? Will people complain if i bring in a bigass laptop into lectures?

    Help me guys
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    You could bring both, although a laptop really isn't that essential at uni especially during lectures, pen and paper works fine and if you need to use a computer when outside your halls there'll be plenty at the university to use.
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    (Original post by blobsman)
    I've been trying to decide whether to get a laptop for Uni, or a desktop (plus a possible tablet). Ill be staying at halls, so carrying things around wont be a critical problem.
    I'd like to be able to use either machine for gaming, so the laptop would be quite a heavy and large, which is why I began considering a desktop instead, since it will be cheaper for the same performance etc etc.
    Is there even any point bringing a gaming computer to Uni? Will a desktop be redundant? Will people complain if i bring in a bigass laptop into lectures?

    Help me guys
    Nah im probably gonna bring my laptop, I think a lot of people bring it to lectures so I don't think people would complain even if it is pretty massive.

    I'd leave a gaming computer at home man, I think with socialising and studying, there won't be much time for gaming.
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    (Original post by blobsman)
    I've been trying to decide whether to get a laptop for Uni, or a desktop (plus a possible tablet). Ill be staying at halls, so carrying things around wont be a critical problem.
    I'd like to be able to use either machine for gaming, so the laptop would be quite a heavy and large, which is why I began considering a desktop instead, since it will be cheaper for the same performance etc etc.
    Is there even any point bringing a gaming computer to Uni? Will a desktop be redundant? Will people complain if i bring in a bigass laptop into lectures?

    Help me guys
    Oh, and I forgot to mention, since i got to leave my computer at home for my bro, ill be buying either item for uni.
    I got up to £1000 to spend on everything.
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    You can get some laptops that run games quite well. They're not cheap but it's worth paying a bit more for something that will run the games you want to play, the website that I used to buy mine gives you a lot of options too. If running games in ultra high settings is really important to you then get a PC, laptops that can handle those settings end up being a lot more expensive and you can't really customise them yourself that easily. But I'd recommend a laptop simply so you can take it when you go home for the holidays or leave your dorm for an extended period of time, I can't imagine that being easy with a PC unless you've got a car.
 
 
 

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