Best Laptops for Students.. and anyone on a budget

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  • Daniel Wang
    Daniel Wang 6 hours ago +1

    Should I get Huawei Matebook X Pro, Dell XPS 9570, or Asus Zenbook 15?

  • jam jam
    jam jam Day ago

    Where are the cheap ones?
    Over 500, yeah

  • Jada Mcgriff
    Jada Mcgriff Day ago +1

    Omg I thought I was gonna be satisfied and not as broke 🤦🏽‍♀️ I was this 👌🏾 close to following

  • We’re All Human
    We’re All Human Day ago +1

    “Before school starts” uploads 7 days after school starts

  • Ashley Hassell
    Ashley Hassell 2 days ago

    buy a Chromebook and a Windows license and then just use the fullrom hack to install Windows

  • Mr BootSquid
    Mr BootSquid 2 days ago

    When he said “acer nitro five” Siri activated on my phone thinking I said “hey Siri nitro five”

  • Primadonna Queen
    Primadonna Queen 3 days ago +1

    yeah...I'll just use my typewriter

  • Ant Boogie
    Ant Boogie 3 days ago

    This guy is terrible

  • Mavrick Faust
    Mavrick Faust 3 days ago

    I have a Mac pro

  • Cristhian Ortiz
    Cristhian Ortiz 3 days ago

    Came to comment section to complaint about his "budget" definition... But apparently everyone else has the same issue 🤣

  • Tiffanee Foulger
    Tiffanee Foulger 3 days ago

    I'm telling the cupid are you want it

  • Akshay Sharma
    Akshay Sharma 4 days ago

    Either this guys is born rich so he thinks $2000 is student budget or english is not his first language and he doesn't know what "budget" nd "student" means...$2000 is my yearly budget tbh

  • Alice A
    Alice A 5 days ago

    Whick keyboard do you recommend for i pads? Or would it be better to buy a seperat laptop for college?

  • Destiny Player
    Destiny Player 5 days ago +1

    You take laptops at school? Why does this not exist in my country?
    Also are you sure this is budget? I mean a MacBook is pretty expensive.

    • Greenkidd
      Greenkidd Day ago

      its almost required in some classes. one of my professors(history) will ONLY allow laptops. not even tablets unless it has a keyboard attached. absolutley no phones and keyboardless tablets allowed.

  • rekssouls 25
    rekssouls 25 5 days ago

    paramız olsa alırız
    dolar olmuş 5 tl
    enflasyon zaten aldı başını gidiyor.
    zar zor bir pc aldım bende

  • Mayar Hesham
    Mayar Hesham 5 days ago

    Can anyone tell a laptop that's not over 600$

  • gio
    gio 5 days ago

    I'm guessing until 2021, anything with 6+ hours of battery life, 2gb of ram and any dual or quad core above 1.5ghz should suffice any student or office worker. (Storage shouldn't be much of an issue; word, excel and powerpoint documents are relatively small and it's what most people use as a student of office worker.)

  • 중독자4K
    중독자4K 6 days ago

    budget *NOT FOUND 404*

  • Giraffe Man
    Giraffe Man 6 days ago +2

    Alienware area 51m must be also a budget laptop then?

  • Weak Fire98
    Weak Fire98 6 days ago

    How the hell does $284 jump to $600

  • Mark Jherick Sevillejo

    i think i should buy a 2x4gb ddr3 memory kit instead for my old laptop
    and stop hoping that theres a lightweight low end laptop in the market
    you see, 12-15 inch its freaking heavy :3

  • sheennina pinky
    sheennina pinky 8 days ago

    I want a big laptop

  • cromwel umali
    cromwel umali 8 days ago +2

    I didn't know the acer predator helios was a *budget *

  • Christopher Dashwood

    Budget. Definition.


  • アルフィー
    アルフィー 10 days ago

    Bro i got a big 15+ inch dell with all my emulators and hentai on it. I dont feel like lugging that to class daily. Well all just want a $300 11-13"er that can use word and wikipedia dawg.

  • アルフィー
    アルフィー 10 days ago +2

    "Student laptop"
    > Dell G3 - 128GB ram, SSD, 1TB...

  • アルフィー
    アルフィー 10 days ago

    Why 3 mins into the video are we talking about "if you are a hardcore gamer". Fam, is small, and can ir use word+powerpoint without exploding. Thats all.

  • アルフィー
    アルフィー 10 days ago

    Yeah you DONT want a fucking chromebook man

  • Quách Hêng Tôny
    Quách Hêng Tôny 10 days ago +2

    Meanwhile I am building a start-up with a 4Gb of RAM baked potato of a laptop

  • Carl Morris
    Carl Morris 10 days ago

    Linus, why do you hate Chromebooks so much?? Citing Word and Office problems are lazy, sir. Use Google Docs and you can share as a Word file. Windows laptops suck! Good day to you.

  • Joseph Mendez
    Joseph Mendez 10 days ago


  • Ali Kalkandelen
    Ali Kalkandelen 11 days ago

    0:49 - Those are the best looking college students in a really good looking place

  • AD
    AD 11 days ago

    Theres nothing budget friendly about this video..

  • O Go
    O Go 11 days ago

    5:27 thats true tho

  • Jai Rajin
    Jai Rajin 11 days ago

    Click here to buy latest brand laptop of your choice in cheap price as Rs. 10000

  • Ethan D
    Ethan D 11 days ago

    Don't buy a mac I've got a free 2009 thinkpad edge 15 with a dual core 2.3 ghz vs apple while you do get a more thin laptop u get the same performance as a free laptop and you have to pay a minimum of $1300 which is ridiculous for that performance

  • Relaxation World Chill and Enjoy

    I hate ur earings

  • •T!!GER•
    •T!!GER• 12 days ago

    Bitcc my gaming laptop be $2000. Just need a light one for coding not another rog!!

  • tyler
    tyler 12 days ago

    You should do an updated version of this vid

  • Chloe Mcholoe
    Chloe Mcholoe 13 days ago

    Surface go sounds like it's garbage
    With the pen it's like 800$~

    • HackingSpartan
      HackingSpartan Day ago

      No it isn't, it's great value. Surface pro with keyboard and pen is well over $1000 which is great value anyway. But for basic needs the surface go is perfect at that price point

  • amrita rathore
    amrita rathore 13 days ago

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  • Ramesh Kumar
    Ramesh Kumar 14 days ago

    What do you do with all these laptops after this comparison video? Do you sell it?

  • Mega pandas
    Mega pandas 14 days ago

    My opinion on best school laptop (from a student perspective). First, storage I would say between 8 gigs to 16 gigs, second at least a 10 hour battery life because school usually last that long for some people, third be fast enough to load things and lastly it must, and I repeat it must come with office 360 because you would need PowerPoint, Microsoft word and Microsoft excel for spreadsheets and essays.

  • Life100
    Life100 15 days ago

    Can you put a usb drive in a Surface Go?

  • Computer Guy
    Computer Guy 15 days ago

    Here's your's your budget!LENOVO X1-CARBON LAPTOP 14" TOUCH i5 1.9-4300U 8G 180 SSD Battery w/AC adapter$432/3yr WarrantyEMAIL ME

  • flol
    flol 15 days ago

    let me tell you as a professional dev, that 16gb ram are not enough in many cases!

  • Andrej Savatikj
    Andrej Savatikj 16 days ago

    Either students in Canada are fucking loaded somehow, or Linus is horribly detached from reality

  • Hassan Shafqat
    Hassan Shafqat 17 days ago

    5:54 the ahed changed to behind .
    you're welcome.
    and suck it isheep.

  • Daniel Lind
    Daniel Lind 18 days ago

    Good thing I'm not a student anymore.

  • heri c
    heri c 18 days ago

    Is this the 2k budget

  • The Asparagus
    The Asparagus 18 days ago +2

    Wtf on a budget? Seriously? Helios in the list. Surface in the list. Tf

  • Gabriel peñafiel
    Gabriel peñafiel 19 days ago

    ryzen 7 2700x vs i5 8600k ? for my dell inspiron 13 7373

  • D. T.
    D. T. 19 days ago

    You think students can pay 1000 ? come on

  • CompliceBeginings
    CompliceBeginings 19 days ago

    Im going to say it even though everyone else is too. Linus and Team. What the actual f**k. That Surface Go @ $600 should be the TOP of a budget list as far as price goes. Are you kidding me guys!? I dont know what your college experience is, but after tuition, supplies, and everything else, Im typically LUCKY to have 4 or 5 hundred bucks left (without having looked into a pc) as I start my semester. Please take budget pricing more seriously. I've noticed this a LOT on your videos. You talk about $1,000 machines as if they are dispensable. WE DON'T HAVE THAT KIND OF FREAKING MONEY TO SPARE!

  • Nguyen Van thieu
    Nguyen Van thieu 19 days ago

    Back to school laptop? More like back to game Laptop I would say

  • Nguyen Van thieu
    Nguyen Van thieu 19 days ago

    Back to school laptop? More like back to game Laptop I would say

  • Dingus
    Dingus 19 days ago

    6th graders be like: where is the razer blade stealth??

  • Skippy But Clone
    Skippy But Clone 19 days ago +2

    I'm also a student ;-;

    But I'm in the Philippines

  • deelip korde
    deelip korde 20 days ago

    These laptops are so costly!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • demon ox
    demon ox 20 days ago

    Me in the future will hate me but fuck it.
    *gets a loan.

  • witiss lafontaine
    witiss lafontaine 20 days ago

    Can i get adobe for all of these?

  • zane wilkins
    zane wilkins 20 days ago

    Hate to say this but I have a Lenovo 330 IdeaPad I've only got had it for a semester I took it to the shop to get it fixed at the beginning of this month and it just randomly crash while I was playing MTG Arena luckily I have my papers backed up but still the minor annoyance of my computer crashing for no good reason is still a problem don't know what I'm going to do specially since I have a midterm paper coming up and have no computer to finish it on and it will probably be in the shop all week during spring break so yeah kind of sucks

  • Imani Sekgopa
    Imani Sekgopa 21 day ago

    Touch screen laptop nice for students

  • Imani Sekgopa
    Imani Sekgopa 21 day ago

    Touch screen laptop nice for students

  • HQhunter
    HQhunter 21 day ago +1

    "budget" this fucking nigga doesn't know the definition of a budget. if you guys want an actual budget laptop get Dell Inspiron 15 7567

  • Mark Soriano
    Mark Soriano 21 day ago


    I think you mean Linus-Budget.

  • 6DOUBLE6
    6DOUBLE6 22 days ago

    So much for being on a budget

  • Dragonz gaming
    Dragonz gaming 22 days ago

    I use a MacBook Pro with touchbar and iPad Pro 11 inch 2018

  • Beatriz Tomé
    Beatriz Tomé 22 days ago

    Every single laptop was under 1000$ if I'm not mistaken unless it was for hardcore gaming or aomeone that wants apple, so he did 3 things: budget for apple buyers, budget for gammers that won't pay for the absolute best pcs but still want a nice one, and budget for normal user that just need a laptop that does its job and lasts! I don't get how did he not respect the word "budget", if you think properly he did recommend laptops within a reasonable price for different kinds of people...

  • Yooza King420
    Yooza King420 22 days ago

    Lol what about the Acer Spin 5 I've had that for 5 years and it is touch screen and foldable

  • Enurzia
    Enurzia 22 days ago +1

    *sees huge gaming laptop in thumbnail*
    *sees “budget” in the title*
    *runs to comments*

  • Samir thatboss
    Samir thatboss 23 days ago

    I bought a HP not on this list I love it but despise the weight and thickness

  • abd 962
    abd 962 23 days ago

    i study engineering and i need to download alot of stuff on it
    can the surface go handle it?

  • Nicolò Marcolina
    Nicolò Marcolina 23 days ago +1

    Me ....mmmh maybe a Chromebook....Oh ok Linus

  • The ledgend 27
    The ledgend 27 24 days ago +1


  • HUSTLER1346
    HUSTLER1346 25 days ago

    Budget my ass

  • Dan Nicholas
    Dan Nicholas 26 days ago

    What can you say about Lenovo Ideapad 330s i5?

  • Krissy Hamilton
    Krissy Hamilton 26 days ago

    The second two are not cheap 🤔😒

  • Pat Smash
    Pat Smash 26 days ago

    What about the Ego for Bentley laptop?

  • ThatTechDude
    ThatTechDude 26 days ago

    well, my school FORCES us to use chromebooks, so...

  • lil Panda
    lil Panda 27 days ago

    when 1000 dollars is budget

  • Remy Dufresne
    Remy Dufresne 27 days ago

    A $2000 laptop is now a student offering?

  • joe ten
    joe ten 27 days ago +4

    Does this guy know what a budget means?

  • Turfy
    Turfy 27 days ago +1

    $2000 is not on a budget.

    • Unheimliche
      Unheimliche 27 days ago

      "allow or provide a particular amount of money in a budget" so it could be a 2k budget, doesnt mean cheap bro

  • KilGrave 09
    KilGrave 09 28 days ago

    Fuck you, you call +K laptop a budget laptop? Fuck you again

  • Evelyn Gray
    Evelyn Gray 28 days ago

    Buy laptops with a 10% off! Choose your style easily!

  • shavingculture
    shavingculture 28 days ago

    Fuck this I’m in the rich video I was looking for budget laptops but TheXvid show me the rich side of TheXvid

  • Candy Gobbler
    Candy Gobbler 28 days ago +3

    "a budget guitar"
    synonyms: cheap, inexpensive, economy, economic, economical, low-cost, low-price, low-budget, reasonable, reasonably priced, cut-price, cut-rate, discount, discounted, bargain, bargain- basement; informal bargainous

  • king spook
    king spook 29 days ago

    edit: battery life is about 45 minutes on arma 3 or bf1, dont know about fortnite or rocketleague, but i assume its similar.

  • saurabh khandelwal
    saurabh khandelwal 29 days ago

    I like your videos , great combination of tech and humour !

  • Joshua Bonnett
    Joshua Bonnett 29 days ago

    Linus you forgot HP chrome book 2014 version

  • oli tesla
    oli tesla 29 days ago

    Is 800 budget

  • Gaurang Upadhye
    Gaurang Upadhye 29 days ago

    128gb storage for 600$ isn't cheap

  • John Dupre
    John Dupre 29 days ago

    Budget? You literally went from 300 to 800 bucks in one step and WT actual F is an XPS 15 doing in a budget line up?. Should rename this video to laptops for spoilt little rich kids.

  • Bruno Tojo
    Bruno Tojo 29 days ago +2

    Defi brilator sent me here, through his COLLABS playlist...
    I have so many questions right now

  • Gamer Wolfy
    Gamer Wolfy Month ago +3

    That dell 15 is great i own one and it s the best

  • God
    God Month ago

    My school (private) gives us free Acer spin 5 to keep after 3 years then we get another. Is that good?

  • Cugar_Hunter_64
    Cugar_Hunter_64 Month ago

    Chromebook's on suicide watch

    Y0UNG GVTS Month ago

    I only got 120$ damm

  • The Nanja
    The Nanja Month ago

    My friends nitro 5 can’t run fortnight&discord at the same time