Keep an Eye on These Specs When Buying Your First Laptop

- 28 January 2022 14:02 WIB
Are the expensive ones really better? (Unsplash/Kari Shea)
Are the expensive ones really better? (Unsplash/Kari Shea)

JAKARTADAILY.ID – Even if you know what exactly you want, finding the right laptop can be challenging. Navigating the websites of different manufacturers can be even more challenging.

There are so many choices when it comes to laptop computers. It can be hard to figure out which one is better suited for you. Luckily, there are some tips to look out for when you are in the market for a new laptop.

First, pay attention to the screen size and weight. A laptop screen typically ranges in size from 9 to 17 inches. While it's possible to get by with a smaller screen, it's typically not powerful enough. A larger laptop usually has less battery life and is more complicated to carry on travel for its weight.

Second, find the right CPU for you. The CPU is the central component of your computer. Intel and AMD are the most dominant product in the market. Intel's CPUs are usually faster, but it consumes more power, leading to shorter battery life.

Meanwhile, AMD is known for its power efficiency. If you're a casual user, a dual-core processor from Intel or AMD is ideal for doing basic tasks.

Third, know how much RAM you typically use. 2 GB to 4 GB of RAM is ideal for business travelers and home users. 4 GB to 8 GB is the sweet spot for graphic artists and gamers. If you only use your laptop to email, one gig of RAM will do you just fine.

You can shop online if you're comfortable with it as many online stores have filtering tools that can help you find the right laptop based on price and specifications.

Editor: Suksmajati Kumara


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