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Work from home laptop

Golin

New member
Hello

I’ve just started a work from home job, i was able to use my existing laptop for training through adobe connect but after finishing i have to use a ubuntu stick that wont work with my existing laptop.
They have advised i need something with the following:

MINIMUM 2.0Ghz Dual Core 64 bit CPU, no Celeron or Pentium CPUs
8GB RAM
Windows operating system
Wired keyboard and mouse - no wireless
Wired USB Headset
2x Free USB 3.0 Slots
WIRED Ethernet - no wifi allowed
10mbps download, 5mbps upload, less than 100ms latency. Must be fixed line, no mobile or satellite broadband.

What would be a good laptop for this? i’m in the UK if that helps
 

root

Administrator
Staff member
Hello, welcome to Computer Forums 👋

Are you looking for a brand new laptop or would you consider a second hand one - what’s your budget?
 

root

Administrator
Staff member
I second this - have had a great experience with a second hand ThinkPad that cost me £140 - I’m in the UK too. This one is under £200 and matches your specs:

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/710-53481-19255-0/1?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fitm%2FLenovo-Thinkpad-X220-Core-i5-2-50GHz-16GB-Ram-Office-SSD-Windows-10-Laptop%2F184469263857%3F_trkparms%3Dispr%3D1%26hash%3Ditem2af33995f1%3Ag%3AFu4AAOSwgdlfdRIr%26amdata%3Denc%3AAQAFAAACYBaobrjLl8XobRIiIML1V4Imu%252Fn%252BzU5L90Z278x5ickk8Fd9si%252FIbtWQr%252BhnlRwjDY1D%252F5hd6e5v0DDJ0%252FTQzh8P9KEgH%252FE5xXPiY6wX58AsnUurgVCX7OXERJCqOnC2zBkjan6NmvlpWIxrMj949dnDpp0%252Bx58FrBoa0S%252BHX%252FZ9Jdv15i2PLTKjlhhY%252BLc7GsMu5T9LVaDzsjEpIWD%252FmFkdNIGs%252Fx9t9D%252BkazVkMtOnUKcuGiPJgxHbjTG1fFRuu8tbqdDWT2Je4%252B2tsed4iUrjetwKPg2KmfunxB06vOLYX4Ay%252F%252FCX6alJlXv%252BB3HtN1wVSSe%252FB5jv%252FteYpdbdOfAwAfcBTQBtIG4aJ7d9G2fQHp7B8VFBKJd9TVjsgQZ%252FVSAJJ9XOoGsK6dunQBnQTcXAOmDhBIBsKYgj1NQkfBmAyunlSVeNysRKYwmu%252F6GSNTJUZspU8wl03wggbmCxLRq%252BfDTFx%252FRqtUnTftJgGViVWdDoGYBRmtzrbncypBr1leFYjrQ6g24R7QC0Er7y7YQDSjlUIaDCRhUSw7ILkmRp6BqVOtMiTaXh%252BKctAUJ%252Bjcxw9PF1D2RW0AenydGi8107PXSoP0TRKSFDG1%252B1kpyO6lEy8fDo0aG9k83clv%252FMVXmtZBH6jXPNwtDYlvTXG0HqiacFJAMZ1d82oBxKMdzicuEWgQHSaY6WqFiv5gj%252BWpLwRo3zkUJrvwu85%252Fl2JYK%252BT3QSQi%252FtwqevS4KCJcmqRMM3HLmRJ8OZ5WXOEW%252BJ%252BR%252BE692IkDgeuE82S3uZ25TPZ775zDZ9NzxgJ%252Bi0ZKyT%7Ccksum%3A18446926385723860521b1e743edae654ac384a426f6%7Campid%3APL_CLK%7Cclp%3A2334524&campid=5338750051&toolid=10001&customid=cfpost1
 
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Susan

Member
Lenovo and Hp would be a good choice from where you can see yourself buying a good work from home type of laptop.
The requirements aren’t that hard to reach in today’s times and even a good Chromebook could suffice for the workload.
 

Shiwangi_Kumari

New member
For work from home job, any laptop with 15 inches to 17.3 inches screen,8 GB RAM, and above 1.7 Gz hertz processor will be best. but you can check brands too like dell, hp, Lenovo, mac as per your budget.
 
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