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Specs needed for physics

  1. Jul 31, 2008 #1
    i am buying a new laptop, on budget, for going to uni to do physics/ natural sciences.
    what specs will i need to get o be able to run the essential physics programs for the course from the laptop?
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  3. Jul 31, 2008 #2


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    Welcome to PF.
    Do a search, this topic has (not surprisingly) come up a few times at this time of year.
    My opinion, don't worry too much about the specs, the complexity of ugrad problems haven't got much worse in the last 5years, most of the lab computers will still be struggling by on windows XP.

    My opinion -buy something light and cheap. Look at Dell's outlet site.
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