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Discussion on: Am looking to upgrade my programming laptop, any suggestions less than $600?

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Salvador Montiel

For that price, I bought an Acer Aspire e5-575 with 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD and Intel core i3, in México. I use it with Ubuntu 17.04. Sometimes I use Android Studio with 2 emulators but the performance is not so smooth. Yesterday I was presenting a project in college with 2 instances of IntelliJ IDEA, VS Code open, 4 terminal instances running 3 servers,Chrome with 10 websites open and the laptop was fast