Laptop screen size

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Laptop screen size

13
11
61%
14
4
22%
15
3
17%
 
Total votes: 18

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kekepania
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Laptop screen size

Postby kekepania » Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:22 am

I've read all the threads about laptops, but I just want to know about screen size. I've always had 14, but would 15 be better for pulling up two documents next to each other when writing, taking exams, etc.?

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cinephile
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Re: Laptop screen size

Postby cinephile » Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:28 am

I've found that 17" is great for doing the split screen thing.

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Re: Laptop screen size

Postby 20130312 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:56 am

cinephile wrote:I've found that 17" is great for doing the split screen thing.


And I've found it bulky to carry around, but YMMV.

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Re: Laptop screen size

Postby lukertin » Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:14 am

You can't pretend to dual monitor on a single monitor, unless it's 20+"

Buy the 13", and get a 2nd monitor for use at home.

abacus
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Re: Laptop screen size

Postby abacus » Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:23 am

Can exams be written at home, on a different monitor? I was hoping to stick with a 13-inch laptop for note-taking, but use an external monitor in my room for exams, reading, and everything else.

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Re: Laptop screen size

Postby lukertin » Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:56 am

abacus wrote:Can exams be written at home, on a different monitor? I was hoping to stick with a 13-inch laptop for note-taking, but use an external monitor in my room for exams, reading, and everything else.

Depends on your school.

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diegoforlan10
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Re: Laptop screen size

Postby diegoforlan10 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:27 am

I'm selling my huge 17.3" laptop because, although I have to admit the 1600x900 screen is gorgeous and super useful for reading two documents at once, I find it to be a huge hassle to carry around.




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