Best Laptops for Students.. and anyone on a budget

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  • Опубликовано: 12 сен 2018
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  • Christopher Resch
    Christopher Resch 6 часов назад

    I bought a mint condition used Dell XPS 13 9343 (2015 model) with 4 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, and Core i5 Processor shipped to my house for $375 off of eBay. That’s a budget computer for students and I love this laptop so much. It’s super quick even with 4 GB RAM.

  • Shafi Muhammad
    Shafi Muhammad 6 часов назад

    Plz gaft free laptop imo 00923073012276 call me ok

  • cooper Smith
    cooper Smith 6 часов назад

    This dudes sweet!

  • Isaac Adam
    Isaac Adam 10 часов назад

    I'll go for the LG Gram.

  • George DuSold
    George DuSold 11 часов назад

    Amazon discount on Surface Go amzn.to/2W4i9PE

  • The_unforseen
    The_unforseen 22 часа назад

    Chromebooks aren’t all bad, you can hack it and install various versions of Linux on it, it is even possible to run steam (back plate will heat)

  • Miguel Gabriel
    Miguel Gabriel День назад

    Any good substitution for LG Gram, preferably a laptop with a stylus? Getting LG gram in Canada is pretty difficult.

  • tanki
    tanki День назад

    Reee all better than my potato pc xD

  • Oksana Kopanitsyna
    Oksana Kopanitsyna День назад

    very informative and illustrated, much thanks!

  • BumbleBee Ness
    BumbleBee Ness День назад

    0:49 Look at the boys arm

  • Austin Kirby
    Austin Kirby День назад

    I would not have sex with someone with a macbook air

  • Lambada
    Lambada 2 дня назад

    What about the Lenovo Legion Y530 and Y730. I have heard that they should be good too.

  • OHHHBOYYY
    OHHHBOYYY 2 дня назад +1

    Bought a 15.5 inch Asus quadcore Pentium silver with 4gbs of ram and 500GB HDD




    I suffer

  • Rev. Gunn
    Rev. Gunn 2 дня назад

    Surface go is a piece of shit and slow as hell.

  • Cryptoid UK [Music]
    Cryptoid UK [Music] 3 дня назад

    watching on my Predator Helios 300

  • The_3in_ pro
    The_3in_ pro 3 дня назад

    I had to skip half of the video

  • Jill Stingray is precious
    Jill Stingray is precious 3 дня назад

    No mention of the MSI GF63 8RC?

  • melt
    melt 3 дня назад

    i bought a refurbished $40 Powerbook G4 12' yesterday

    • melt
      melt 3 дня назад

      had many issues like blurry screen, the battery runs out quickly

  • Fox
    Fox 3 дня назад +1

    Thanks Linus! Dropped a sub!

  • Dominic Ho
    Dominic Ho 3 дня назад +2

    Some schools forces their students to buy MacBooks (mainly because the tech support are full of apple sheeps)


    I bootcamped mine, btw

    • Eul Kudota
      Eul Kudota День назад

      Dominic Ho lol you dumb dumb

  • Niko Zerlik
    Niko Zerlik 4 дня назад

    Heeey.
    I'm student. I bought Acer Aspire E 14 that seemed like cheap basic laptop that could run SolidWorks.
    Long story short. 4Gb RAM is not enough... Well, why not just stick another SO-DIMM in on the free slot. NOT THAT SIMPLE!! Looks like the on-board RAM is model specific under clocked 2400 to 2133MHz with no specifications on timings. Thus, I should just swap out the stock, but that would cost me quarter of the total price of the whole laptop.
    WHY does manufactures make model specific RAM? Other than making claims of "expendable" memory, but only with specific components that are double the price of bulk sticks..

  • 10games12 Ever
    10games12 Ever 4 дня назад

    wow heres a great laptop with a great selection here that i just found amzn.to/2STzbhn

  • bulletsponge75
    bulletsponge75 4 дня назад

    Good value maybe, but far from budget.

  • 1973Washu
    1973Washu 4 дня назад

    Macs are brilliant (for cutting bagels)

  • Chris Kelley
    Chris Kelley 5 дней назад

    Umm, can you repeat that in English please?
    I don't know this tech jargon, so sorry to have to ask.

  • Bambus mann
    Bambus mann 5 дней назад

    Thank you for wasting my time.
    'Budget'

  • Paul D
    Paul D 5 дней назад

    Squarespace is shit

  • Premkumar Nair PYN MUSIC
    Premkumar Nair PYN MUSIC 5 дней назад

    linus, you are stupid and unprepared, do you know what budget laptop means.

  • tuah cool
    tuah cool 5 дней назад

    help me
    i just want to play old mmorpg game year 2006( very low spec needed)
    i think a tablet windows can handle it? but what?

  • William
    William 6 дней назад

    LG Gram costs $2000 is my country, while Acer Nitro 5 costs $800
    wth?

  • NotOrdinaryInGames
    NotOrdinaryInGames 6 дней назад

    As a Mac user, I am telling you to not buy a Mac.

  • Mega Deuce
    Mega Deuce 6 дней назад

    That's Apple jk was solid

  • Rose Gold
    Rose Gold 6 дней назад

    Can microsoft surface go run steam and photoshop?

  • Leopold
    Leopold 7 дней назад

    MATLAB!!!!!

  • rishav shrestha
    rishav shrestha 7 дней назад

    A laptop good for programming and gaming (not hardcore). suggestions??

    • Kevin Lee
      Kevin Lee 5 дней назад

      something along the likes of the Razer Blade Stealth. around 3lb, quad core i7, and even near 1050 level graphics if you pay extra. cool little thing. the base model ($1399) got intel UHD620 graphics that should get you by pretty easily. the graphics model ($1599) has NIVIDA MX150 (25W variant) graphics that are far more powerful. it also upgrades the 8gb ram and 250gb SATA storage to 16gb ram and a NVME ssd. the advanced model ($1899) is pretty much the same as the graphics model, but with 500gb of NVME storage and a 4k touch screen monitor if you like that sorta thing. just so you know, im not a Razer salesman. just leading others to a treasure i cannot possess.

  • Thomas Stüfe
    Thomas Stüfe 7 дней назад

    If you really want to save money and have a solid machine, buy a refurbished business laptop like a Thinkpad or a Dell. Nowadays, even three to four year old machines are way good enough to work on (I do all my work on a refurbished T450s), and you are helping the environment by reusing old tech and refusing the "buy new every two years" cycle.

  • Justus Sypierre
    Justus Sypierre 7 дней назад

    next recommended video:Why you shouldn't buy a 400$ laptop XD

  • Ben
    Ben 9 дней назад

    Yesterday I bought a 2013 Asus X200CA for 55.99 to take notes.
    Now I can buy $44.01 worth of Guinness, $200.00 on Ramen noodles and $100.00 on PH premium

  • Nom Cognom
    Nom Cognom 9 дней назад

    Not budget. For me at least.

  • Kat EKit
    Kat EKit 9 дней назад

    When i was thinking budget i meant like 500 or lower :/
    For middle school

  • John Doe
    John Doe 9 дней назад

    iPhone X

  • Luka Weixler
    Luka Weixler 10 дней назад +1

    Where is macbook 😞

  • The Legend
    The Legend 10 дней назад

    If it’s just for school you don’t need this expensive ass shit.

  • eddie wap
    eddie wap 11 дней назад

    Cheap my ass

  • Sam Waterworth
    Sam Waterworth 11 дней назад

    How Much would I expect to pay for a laptop that could run garry's mod at about 50 frames

  • Jacob Aguilar
    Jacob Aguilar 11 дней назад

    The only budget was the first one and that has a 3.4 rating overall . No bueno

  • urizen
    urizen 12 дней назад

    the most expensive machines ever.....

  • Isaac Chaw Zek
    Isaac Chaw Zek 12 дней назад

    I still using my dad 10 year old HP laptop for school

  • Elias Ramos
    Elias Ramos 13 дней назад

    I freaking love my acer predator laptop. Battery life does suck though

  • Guitar Jeffy
    Guitar Jeffy 13 дней назад

    Budget? Where? This a terrible review.

  • Jasmine Lewis
    Jasmine Lewis 13 дней назад

    😳😳🤣🤣lol these are the most expensive ones 😒

  • jared fleming
    jared fleming 13 дней назад

    so this is the best budget laptop pulls out $1400 laptop

  • xV0rt3x
    xV0rt3x 14 дней назад

    *watching this video on a dell xps 15* smh

  • c.sagan
    c.sagan 15 дней назад

    800$ and its budget

  • Studyin’Me
    Studyin’Me 15 дней назад

    A *BUDGET*
    I’m outraged

  • I W
    I W 15 дней назад

    I guess Linus has already made so much money from youtube that he doesn't even know or remember what budget means, so $2000 feels like $20! Lol...

  • Erwin Lay
    Erwin Lay 15 дней назад

    fhd is a must, try working excel on HD, horrible

  • Mr. Creepz
    Mr. Creepz 15 дней назад +1

    $2000.... Nice! That's a little less than my current budget!

  • Stanley Maximillian
    Stanley Maximillian 16 дней назад

    Are you Danish? Are you badminton lover? Noticed the Peter Gade shirt there! hehe

  • Max E
    Max E 16 дней назад

    does LTT know what cheap means

  • Amphicorp47
    Amphicorp47 16 дней назад +2

    Is the overpowered laptop acceptable at the new 800$ price point?

  • Hamo Black
    Hamo Black 16 дней назад

    All of those laptops are 900€ or over on curry’s pc world

  • A. Kessler
    A. Kessler 16 дней назад

    If actually on a budget, get yourself a used Lenovo on eBay, not these...lol

  • Simon
    Simon 17 дней назад

    550 for the cheapest laptop isn’t budget imo

  • Harshad Patel
    Harshad Patel 17 дней назад

    U call it budget

  • SAL_ TEA
    SAL_ TEA 17 дней назад

    People buy MacBook's just for the brand.

  • M T
    M T 18 дней назад

    Linus, how about Lenovo 330s 15 arr for school?

  • Austin Abercrombie
    Austin Abercrombie 18 дней назад +1

    1. Most colleges and High Schools start in August
    2. Do you know the definition of “Affordable”
    3. No one says that about MacBooks, no one. In fact, most people with MacBooks get teased about it, because you can get laptops that work about the same for so much less, and just about everyone know that.

  • Raihan Zahir
    Raihan Zahir 18 дней назад

    Its true. Its really hard to get laid in collage without a apple logo....hahahaha

  • De Soul Lynn
    De Soul Lynn 18 дней назад

    Cheap? What.

  • Victoria Paris
    Victoria Paris 18 дней назад

    Did he forget about the budget part

  • dearDREAM
    dearDREAM 19 дней назад

    lmao way to make me feel poor

  • vtnwesley
    vtnwesley 19 дней назад

    Difference between Acer units?

  • Jericho Perez
    Jericho Perez 19 дней назад

    bUget priked laptup

  • Daniel Ross
    Daniel Ross 20 дней назад

    Budget? 🤣

  • Om Kate
    Om Kate 21 день назад

    But can they run minecraft?

  • Walkertongdee
    Walkertongdee 21 день назад

    284 $ is not under 300 $ tax...cheaper on amazon

  • Gaming Beast Shaheer
    Gaming Beast Shaheer 21 день назад

    In Pakistan Acer predator cause $200

  • Timon
    Timon 21 день назад

    Pendejo

  • Divij Malkani
    Divij Malkani 21 день назад

    Well said about the chrome book, online matlab is booty 💩

  • Briana Sanders
    Briana Sanders 21 день назад

    As an astrophysics major, I was required to get a mac to run linux. Sometimes you are stuck trying to buy a specific brand of laptop and, controversial opinion, it's okay to be a year behind if that's all you can afford. Don't break your bank trying to buy a 2k laptop when there is a more affordable option that works fine.

  • Ian
    Ian 22 дня назад

    So Happy to have a MacBook Air 2018.

  • LeoneLLuz
    LeoneLLuz 22 дня назад

    that is a lot of money for a "budget"

  • Its_Jazz
    Its_Jazz 22 дня назад

    Can u make a video testing CHEAP gaming laptop?

  • Notmi Relnam
    Notmi Relnam 22 дня назад

    My desktop is gaming spec. I don't need my laptop to be as well. In fact, it's probably better for my productivity if it's not.

  • Dylan Williams
    Dylan Williams 23 дня назад

    Was hoping you guys would be showing stuff more around $200 rip. Just want a replacement for my bedside laptop I watch youtube on. I've had an HP ProBook 4530s for a few years now and it's held up fine. Pretty cheap laptop now. Probably around $150.

  • YoyoIsPro
    YoyoIsPro 23 дня назад

    50% of comments: This is not budget
    The other 50% of comments: School already started


    Wow

  • Migara Rodrigo
    Migara Rodrigo 23 дня назад

    to everyone saying school started- its pretty obvious that it should vary from place to place

  • Nikolai Lvovich
    Nikolai Lvovich 23 дня назад

    What all students need in a computer is a fair browser, an office suite, a video player for playing decent quality youtube videos, say 1080p (Why 4k?), a fair text editor, decent battery life, few tools and utilities, and OS that they are comfortable with etc. But a gaming PC for students is not something I would recommend. There is not even need for SSD, i5, i7 etc. Dude, seriously? Don't buy shit you don't need.

  • El Diablo
    El Diablo 24 дня назад

    If a student buys a shit MacBook to get laid he is an idiot. macbooks are crap. either you have game or you don't, save $900 get an excellent pc and forget about shit apple, if you have an argument with them just benchmark them to humiliation. can your MacBook run VR? no. end of story.

  • Leander Herman
    Leander Herman 24 дня назад

    Damn i'm gonna buy a surface go

  • A. Ardy Nugraha
    A. Ardy Nugraha 24 дня назад

    Your budget definitely different from my budget

  • Chandu CskTM
    Chandu CskTM 24 дня назад

    Lol all mentioned are i3/i5 ...I would go for i7-8th gen in 2019 which will obviously become a old processor in 2019 end - early 2020.
    1050 ... Seriously all the AUTOCAD shit needs 16 GB RAM and i5/i7 6th gen chip in there spec recommendation.

  • Giles Guest
    Giles Guest 24 дня назад

    "But Linus the only way to get laid is with an Apple logo" No way the Asus Nitro 5 is bound to get me more pussy. Performance over style

  • TheRealBandito
    TheRealBandito 25 дней назад

    lmao at the last minute joke.

  • Pithy Gaming Clips
    Pithy Gaming Clips 25 дней назад +2

    I want to thank Linus & his team for creating this video guide. 👍
    I bought the Acer Nitro 5 in Malaysia (the specs are slightly different: Nvidia 1050 Ti with Core i7 8750H CPU
    & 16GB Intel Optane memory) for roughly US$915. 💸
    Compared to my previous Samsung & Asus laptops, the Acer Nitro 5 is the best one I've owned thus far. 👌
    Thanks again, Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to Linus & his team! 😘

  • Saswat Sarangi
    Saswat Sarangi 26 дней назад

    2:53 price of stylus? seriously ??? nobody , correction no common student spending 1000 or 2000 $ for some of it, though you showed it to niche audience

  • Ronard Imperial
    Ronard Imperial 26 дней назад

    Respect for the efforts made. Great review!

  • SM Al
    SM Al 26 дней назад

    Dude do you know what budget means? Check it out!

  • Kash Iqbal
    Kash Iqbal 27 дней назад

    This video is pathetic.