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Laptop on a budget

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12 Apr 2019 07:07 #28616 by sgtdills
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I ordered the Standard Kit from autonerdz this week, with the 4425 scope. My question is what is everyone using computer wise to run the scope? I'm ballin on a budget and with it being used in the shop I wouldn't want to use a high dollar computer. Any input would be awesome, thanks in advance everyone.

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12 Apr 2019 17:20 #28631 by pole71
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Any PC / Laptop built for windows 7, or later, will work just fine. The system requirements for the software are minimal.

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13 Apr 2019 06:21 - 13 Apr 2019 06:24 #28637 by Andy.MacFadyen
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HP or Asus or Acer or Lenovo do some very decent Notebooks and laptops at a very good price. I currently use an HP Stream 4GB with a Celeron Processor and a very big hard disk

Look for a decent sized hard disc --- not a small hard disc + cloud storage thisis especially important as Windows 10 eats hard disk space for backups and hard disks are now usually soldered to the motherboard and cant be upgraded. I would regard a 64gb SSD hard disk as a minimum.
Don't go for a large screen size as you will want to use inside the car.
For working outside you might also want to extend your internet wifi --- I use networking over mains wifi access point.

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