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Some XXXTentacion fans don't think he's dead

Scores of XXXTentacion fans are claiming that the rapper is still alive — pointing to an old video he posted on Instagram last year.

In the August video, the 20-year-old hip-hop star denied he was dead after a stunt in which he made it seem as if he’d hanged himself.

“Everybody got to chill the f–k out!’’ said the rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy. “No one said I died. … Relax!

“I had to hurry up and f–king post so you didn’t think I was dead, ’cause I don’t want any of my fans killing themselves! Calm the f–k down.

“It’s for a music video. … I’m not dead.”

The footage resurfaced after XXXTentacion was shot dead while sitting in the driver’s seat of his pricey black BMW sports car in Florida on Monday afternoon.

“@xxxtentacion IS NOT DEAD! HE IS PULLING OFF THE WORLDS BIGGEST PUBLICITY STUNT EVER DONE BY MANKIND!” one Twitter user wrote.

Another said, “The death seems to be fake.’’

Authorities positively identified the fatally shot man as the rapper Monday.

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TV Review: 2018 MTV Movie Awards

After sitting through countless bloated awards shows indulging themselves for three or four hours at a time, the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards were a genuine relief — and in a delightful twist, even genuinely heartwarming.

Airing Monday night after taping Saturday, the edited ceremony ran just two hours long but managed to squeeze in 15 awards, two musical performances, and several pre-taped sketches featuring host Tiffany Haddish. (The best: a take on “Black Panther’s” throne challenge scene featuring “Get Out’s” Lil Rel Howry and Haddish’s “Girl’s Trip” costars Jada Pinkett-Smith and Queen Latifah, and Haddish telepathically communicating with Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren from “The Last Jedi,” complete with a tense standoff over a vibrator she tried to pass off as a back massager.) Speeches were largely short and sweet; the biggest exception was generation award winner Chris Pratt, who accidentally proved the power of short speeches by delivering a confusing list of life rules ranging from “learn to pray” to “learn to poop better at parties.”

With an ever-effervescent (and unapologetically thirsty) Haddish at the helm, people were at the awards for a good time, not a long time. By the night’s end, it was hard to understand why other awards show don’t follow suit more often. It was also easy to understand why MTV reportedly tapped Haddish to host earlier than they usually would; not only is she one of Hollywood’s fastest rising stars, but as the show’s opening song proved, she apparently can rap the hell out of a Cardi B beat.

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But even if the awards ceremony felt breezy, it was far from weightless. Haddish began her monologue by pointing out with a mixture of pride and disbelief that she’s the first black woman to host the ceremony; she closed by snarking that she better wrap it up, because “when a black girl talks this much on MTV, she usually just got catfished.” During one of his three(!) acceptance speeches for “Black Panther,” star Chadwick Boseman shouted out guest of honor James Shaw Jr., the “Waffle House hero” who helped stop a mass shooting. Keiynan Lonsdale, accepting best kiss for his part in gay teen movie “Love, Simon” wearing a glitter-spackled face and flowing dress, declared that “you can achieve your dreams and be yourself.” Lena Waithe dedicated her trailblazer award to the cast of seminal documentary “Paris Is Burning,” reminding the younger audience that slang like “werk” and “slay” is rooted in drag ball culture and thanking her queer predecessors for “strutt[ing] through a brick wall so we wouldn’t have to.”

If it hasn’t become obvious by now, the night’s biggest and best moments belonged to its black and/or queer honorees. Throughout the night, they underlined some key shifts in the entertainment industry and celebrated progress in ways both casual and poignant. In a time when many awards shows feel like they’re reaching to make sure they include enough Political Moments to stay relevant, it was incredibly refreshing to see this one do it without breaking a sweat thanks to actual, meaningful inclusion.

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Croatia's Nikola Kalinic sent home from World Cup

CROATIA striker Nikola Kalinic has been sent home from the World Cup after refusing to come on as a substitute in the team’s opening game against Nigeria, coach Zlatko Dalic said on Monday.

“During the Nigeria encounter, Kalinic was warming up and was supposed to come on in the second half,” Dalic said in a statement.

Croatia's Nikola Kalinic is challenged by Spain's Sergio Busquets.
Croatia’s Nikola Kalinic is challenged by Spain’s Sergio Busquets.Source: AP

“However, he then stated that he wasn’t ready to come on due to a back issue. The same thing happened during the Brazil friendly in England, as well as before the practice session on Sunday.

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“I have calmly accepted that, and since I need my players fit and ready to play, I have made this decision,” he added.

The Croatian Football Federation (HNS) said that Dalic had taken the decision after consultation with his coaching team.

Nikola Kalinic of Croatia celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group D match between Croatia and Spain.
Nikola Kalinic of Croatia celebrates scoring his team’s first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group D match between Croatia and Spain.Source: Getty Images

Kalinic cannot be replaced so Croatia will continue in the tournament with a 22-man squad.

Croatia, who beat Nigeria 2-0 on Saturday, face Argentina on Thursday and finish their Group D campaign against Iceland next week.

Media reports said that Kalinic, who has been unable to break into the starting line-up during the build-up to the tournament, had been asked by Dalic to come on as an 85th-minute substitute against Nigeria.

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World Cup 2018: Brazil vs Switzerland live blog, score, video, start time

BRAZIL’S bid for a sixth World Cup got off to a slow start as Switzerland withstood an early onslaught to snatch a 1-1 draw in Rostov-on-Don on Sunday.

On the day when holders Germany were shocked 1-0 by Mexico, Brazil’s tag as pre-tournament favourites looked justified in a dominant first-half capped by Philippe Coutinho’s wonder strike to open the scoring.

Optus Sport’s Michael Bridges labelled the strike ‘the best so far.’

However, Brazil paid for their failure to kill the game off when Steven Zuber powered home an equaliser from Xherdan Shaqiri’s corner five minutes after the break.

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Coutinho curls home screamer

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The pressure will now be on Brazil to kickstart their campaign when they face Costa Rica on Friday.

Earlier, Serbia beat Los Ticos 1-0 to move to the top of Group F. Coutinho had been handed a central role behind Neymar, on his first competitive game for four months, Gabriel Jesus and Willian in a line-up filled with attacking intent from coach Tite.

The five-time world champions went about their task of erasing the memories of a 7-1 thrashing by Germany on home soil four years ago purposefully early on.

Paulinho passed up a glorious chance when his scuffed effort from close range was turned behind by Yann Sommer.

Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer can't stop a shot from Brazil's Philippe Coutinho
Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer can’t stop a shot from Brazil’s Philippe CoutinhoSource: AP
Philippe Coutinho of Brazil celebrates scoring the opening goal
Philippe Coutinho of Brazil celebrates scoring the opening goalSource: Getty Images

It seemed a matter of time before Brazil’s pressure paid dividends and the opener arrived in stunning style on 20 minutes.

Barcelona’s record signing picked up a loose ball on the edge of the area and in trademark fashion bent the ball crashing in off Sommer’s far post.

Neymar looked bright despite his lack of match practice as he teased the Swiss defence provoking yellow cards for Stephan Lichtsteiner, Fabian Schar and Valon Behrami.

However, Brazil failed to build on their lead as Thiago Silva and Jesus headed off target from dangerous corners and were made to pay early in the second-half.

Switzerland had offered barely any attacking threat before levelling when Zuber took advantage of a gaping hole in the heart of the Brazilian defence to head home Shaqiri’s corner.

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Neymar Jr of Brazil reactsSource: Getty Images
Steven Zuber of Switzerland scores his sides first goal to make the score 1-1
Steven Zuber of Switzerland scores his sides first goal to make the score 1-1Source: Getty Images

Forced back onto the front foot, Brazil turned to Neymar for a moment of inspiration but he could only blast into the side-netting before Coutinho sliced wide with a much simpler opportunity than the one from which he opened the scoring.

Brazil were unhappy that Zuber wasn’t penalised for a slight push on Miranda for the equaliser and felt hard done by again when Jesus tumbled under a challenge from Manuel Akanji inside the area with Mexican referee Cesar Ramos unmoved.

Tite’s men ended as they had begun with a series of chances for a late winner as Neymar and Roberto Firmino headed straight at Sommer before Miranda dragged a shot inches wide.

And deep into stoppage time Schar’s outstretched leg turned a goalbound effort from Silva wide as Switzerland held out for a vital point.

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Lozano, Mexico stun Germany in 2018 World Cup opener

MOSCOW — Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and Germany is proving no exception.

The 2014 champions, ranked No. 1 in the world, were exposed defensively and surprisingly beaten by Mexico 1-0 on Sunday, putting its hopes of advancement in doubt.

Well, not everyone is in doubt.

“We will make it,” Germany coach Joachim Loew said. “There’s no reason to fall apart because you lose one game.”

Hirving Lozano scored the lone goal in the 35th minute, picking up Javier Hernandez’s pass inside the penalty area and beating Mesut Ozil before shooting past Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer from 10 yards.

The goal decided the match — a match Germany didn’t expect to lose.

“I don’t know if it’s the biggest victory in (Mexico’s) history, but one of the biggest for sure,” Lozano said. “My teammates and I did some great work. We all ran our hearts out. This is the result of all that hard work.”

Three of the previous four defending World Cup champions failed to reach the knockout stages, France, Italy and Spain. Two of them lost their opening matches while the Italians had to settle for a draw.

The Germans are bidding to become the first team to retain the World Cup title since Brazil in 1962, but have now won only one of their last seven games in all competitions. They hadn’t lost an opening game since the then-West Germany fell 2-1 to Algeria in 1982.

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Mexico had never beaten Germany in a competitive match but was transformed from the team which lost to the Germans 4-1 in last year’s Confederations Cup, conceding twice in the opening eight minutes.

Lozano, a 22-year-old forward nicknamed “Chucky,” got Mexico going with a deflected shot over the bar in the first minute. That set the tone for Mexico to torment Germany on the counterattack, with Lozano taking full advantage of right back Joshua Kimmich’s tendency to go forward.

“We were nervous and we weren’t playing the game we wanted to play,” Loew said. “We need to see what caused this.”

After Lozano’s goal, Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa pulled off a spectacular save to keep the score even, palming Toni Kroos’ shot onto the crossbar.

With key players tiring in the second half, Mexico pulled back and substituted both Lozano and Carlos Vela. Germany then dominated but when it broke through the Mexican defence, the shooting was poor.

Seeking defensive reinforcement, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio brought on 39-year-old veteran Rafael Marquez to play in his fifth World Cup.

“You had the feeling that the ball just wouldn’t go in anyhow,” Loew said. “Everyone’s very disappointed.”

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Kimmich’s charging runs far up the field can be a blessing and a curse for Germany.

Lozano reveled in the space left for him on Mexico’s left flank and was a constant threat on the counterattack. Kimmich’s absence meant Ozil was left trying to stop Lozano for Mexico’s opening goal.

Germany registered 25 shots to Mexico’s 12, but many were from long range and failed to seriously test Ochoa.

WHY CHUCKY?

Lozano’s nickname comes from the haunted doll Chucky in the “Child’s Play” franchise of horror movies.

He doesn’t share the doll’s red hair, but got the name as a young player at Mexican club Pachuca when he played pranks by hiding under teammates’ beds.

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Mexico could be facing punishment from FIFA after its fans chanted an anti-gay slur.

Fans in Mexico use the chant to insult opposing goalkeepers as they take a goal kick. Widely considered a slur, some argue there is no discriminatory intent.

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Mexico still has to play South Korea and Sweden, which Osorio called “a tough nut to crack.”

Germany needs points from matches against Sweden on Saturday and South Korea on June 27 to avoid elimination.

Neuer, who started his first competitive game since September, said Germany is aware that another loss would end its World Cup run.

“We’re already in the knockout stages,” Neuer said, “because we only have finals now.”

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World Cup holders Germany left stunned by Mexico

DEFENDING champions Germany have crashed to their first defeat in an opening game of a World Cup since 1982.

Hirving Lozano’s clinical finish earned Mexico a shock 1-0 victory over the Germans.

The highly-rated PSV Eindhoven forward struck the winner on 35 minutes after a blistering counter-attack at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow as Mexico beat Germany for just the second time in history.

Germany’s preparations for the tournament were plagued by poor results and controversy, and their problems were magnified in the Russian capital, leaving their proud record of never being eliminated in the group stage of a World Cup already in danger.

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Hirving Lozano of Mexico scores his team's first and only goal.
Hirving Lozano of Mexico scores his team’s first and only goal.Source: Getty Images

Joachim Loew started eight of the nine 2014 World Cup winners in his squad, with Mesut Ozil returning from a knee injury and Manuel Neuer back in goal following his lengthy absence for the Group F clash.

Jerome Boateng’s build-up to the finals was also hampered by a groin injury, but the Bayern Munich centre-back was on the alert inside 60 seconds to thrust himself desperately in front of a Lozano effort.

A remarkably open start saw Timo Werner sprint in behind the Mexico defence before dragging across the face of goal, while Mats Hummels shot straight at Guillermo Ochoa after a botched clearance.

Neuer held well twice in quick succession, first from a long-range Hector Herrera strike and then again to keep out Hector Moreno’s header, as Mexico attacked the Germany backline with regularity.

Mexican teammates celebrate after scoring.
Mexican teammates celebrate after scoring.Source: AP

Carlos Salcedo nearly diverted a teasing cross into his own net, while Timo Werner hit tamely at Ochoa when an unmarked Julian Draxler appeared the better option.

Mexico continued to threaten, Miguel Layun narrowly unable to latch onto a through ball, but their goal arrived 10 minutes before the break as Germany were again sliced apart.

After Sami Khedira lost possession, Javier Hernandez triggered a lightning counter before finding a charging Lozano, who cut inside a covering Ozil and lashed low inside Neuer’s near post to spark deafening roars from the sizeable Mexico support.

Germany hit back, Toni Kroos rattling the crossbar with a 25-yard free-kick that needed the fingertips of a scrambling Ochoa to keep it out, but Mexico barely clung on to their advantage.

Penalties galore in WC day 3

Penalties galore in WC day 3

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Marco Reus was introduced on the hour as Loew sought to invigorate a struggling side, while 39-year-old Rafael Marquez became just the third player to feature at five World Cups as he was brought on the tighten Mexico’s defence.

Joshua Kimmich’s acrobatic overhead kick looped onto the roof of the net, with substitute Edson Alvarez then blocking bravely to thwart Draxler.

Reus also hammered a volley over from a narrow angle before a frenetic finale saw Julian Brandt, just on for Werner, smack the outside of the post with a thunderous effort from 20 yards.

One desperate last attack had Neuer come up for a corner, but a towering header from the veteran Marquez and subsequent claim from Ochoa allowed Mexico to close out an unforgettable triumph.

Mexico's Rafael Marquez and his teammates celebrate after winning the group F match against Germany.
Mexico’s Rafael Marquez and his teammates celebrate after winning the group F match against Germany.Source: AP

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World Cup holders Germany left stunned by Mexico

DEFENDING champions Germany have crashed to their first defeat in an opening game of a World Cup since 1982.

Hirving Lozano’s clinical finish earned Mexico a shock 1-0 victory over the Germans.

The highly-rated PSV Eindhoven forward struck the winner on 35 minutes after a blistering counter-attack at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow as Mexico beat Germany for just the second time in history.

Germany’s preparations for the tournament were plagued by poor results and controversy, and their problems were magnified in the Russian capital, leaving their proud record of never being eliminated in the group stage of a World Cup already in danger.

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Hirving Lozano of Mexico scores his team's first and only goal.
Hirving Lozano of Mexico scores his team’s first and only goal.Source: Getty Images

Joachim Loew started eight of the nine 2014 World Cup winners in his squad, with Mesut Ozil returning from a knee injury and Manuel Neuer back in goal following his lengthy absence for the Group F clash.

Jerome Boateng’s build-up to the finals was also hampered by a groin injury, but the Bayern Munich centre-back was on the alert inside 60 seconds to thrust himself desperately in front of a Lozano effort.

A remarkably open start saw Timo Werner sprint in behind the Mexico defence before dragging across the face of goal, while Mats Hummels shot straight at Guillermo Ochoa after a botched clearance.

Neuer held well twice in quick succession, first from a long-range Hector Herrera strike and then again to keep out Hector Moreno’s header, as Mexico attacked the Germany backline with regularity.

Mexican teammates celebrate after scoring.
Mexican teammates celebrate after scoring.Source: AP

Carlos Salcedo nearly diverted a teasing cross into his own net, while Timo Werner hit tamely at Ochoa when an unmarked Julian Draxler appeared the better option.

Mexico continued to threaten, Miguel Layun narrowly unable to latch onto a through ball, but their goal arrived 10 minutes before the break as Germany were again sliced apart.

After Sami Khedira lost possession, Javier Hernandez triggered a lightning counter before finding a charging Lozano, who cut inside a covering Ozil and lashed low inside Neuer’s near post to spark deafening roars from the sizeable Mexico support.

Germany hit back, Toni Kroos rattling the crossbar with a 25-yard free-kick that needed the fingertips of a scrambling Ochoa to keep it out, but Mexico barely clung on to their advantage.

Penalties galore in WC day 3

Penalties galore in WC day 3

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Marco Reus was introduced on the hour as Loew sought to invigorate a struggling side, while 39-year-old Rafael Marquez became just the third player to feature at five World Cups as he was brought on the tighten Mexico’s defence.

Joshua Kimmich’s acrobatic overhead kick looped onto the roof of the net, with substitute Edson Alvarez then blocking bravely to thwart Draxler.

Reus also hammered a volley over from a narrow angle before a frenetic finale saw Julian Brandt, just on for Werner, smack the outside of the post with a thunderous effort from 20 yards.

One desperate last attack had Neuer come up for a corner, but a towering header from the veteran Marquez and subsequent claim from Ochoa allowed Mexico to close out an unforgettable triumph.

Mexico's Rafael Marquez and his teammates celebrate after winning the group F match against Germany.
Mexico’s Rafael Marquez and his teammates celebrate after winning the group F match against Germany.Source: AP

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Best Computer For AutoCAD 2018

PC gaming has a huge community of gamers and they often invest hugely in powerful hardware components. An equally large community of developers and creators exist who work on graphics-intensive tasks. The best computers for AutoCAD aren’t the ones that run on a popular GeForce GTX card from Nvidia, but rather their entire range of Quadro cards that are the best bet. Throughout the years, developers and designers have confirmed that demanding engineering designing applications like AutoCAD and other video or audio editing software run seamlessly on these configurations, which is why we have rounded up only the best to meet your requirements.

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MSI’s solid offering for professional users

MSI WE72-1032US 17.3-inch Workstation Laptop

MSI WE72-1032US

MSI is long associated with computer peripherals like motherboards and the company has had a grand entry into the world of gaming. While they are now popular for their gaming laptops, very few know that the brand also makes professional workstation laptops to seamlessly use demanding software. The MSI WE72-1032US is a product which is available with varying display sizes.

This particular model has a 17.3-inch display with a 1080p resolution and is powered by Intel Core i7 processor clocked at 2.8 GHz. The processor can be over clocked to 3.8 GHz to max out its power and it uses Nvidia Quadro M2200 4 GB graphics card which plays a crucial role in allowing you to use software programs such as AutoCAD. The laptop has 16 GB of RAM combined with a 512 GB M.2 SATA hard disk. The port will allow users to access files quickly and reduce the chances of them getting corrupted. It also features a backlit RGB keyboard which is just a fancy addition.

How is it an ideal fit?

  • The Nvidia Quadro card combined with latest processor and RAM makes the laptop very responsive even when under full load
  • The pricing is aptly balanced considering the hardware power it offers

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Best computer for AutoCAD with premium features

Lenovo ThinkPad P51 15.6-inch 4K UHD Workstation Laptop

Lenovo ThinkPad P51

The Lenovo ThinkPad P51 is a powerful premium device in every way. The pricing of the workstation laptop may put some buyers off, but if you are looking for the best experience with latest hardware components, this is the one to go for. The laptop features a 15.6-inch display with a 4K resolution of 3840×2160 pixels. Most software programs may slow down when being pushed to such high resolution, which is why Lenovo has used appropriate hardware components to support it.

The ThinkPad P51 runs on 7th generation Intel Core i7 processor that can  clock up to 3.9 GHz coupled with 64 GB of RAM and 1 TB hard disk. It also has 512 GB SSD allowing you to experience speedy response from the Windows operating system and also when opening AutoCAD software. The laptop uses Nvidia Quadro M2200M with 4 GB of VRAM and runs on Windows 10 professional. It has all the latest ports including a Thunderbolt port along with other necessary connectivity options.

How is it an ideal fit?

  • The 4K resolution display will offer maximum screen real estate allowing you to work comfortably on any designing software
  • It is powered by a powerful Quadro graphics card and has the highest possible RAM capacity

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Slim, powerful and easy to carry

HP ZBook 15 G4 Premium Mobile Workstation Laptop

HP ZBook 15 G4

The HP Zbook 15 G4 strikes a fine balance between a business laptop and a professional workstation. Instead of making things very bulky, they have stuck to the conventional design which makes this laptop slim yet powerful enough to handle applications. It is easily one of the best computers for AutoCAD, especially for users who need a portable device from a reputed brand. HP and Dell are known for their customer service throughout the globe which should keep you covered throughout the warranty period. The laptop is powered by Nvidia Quadro M1200, making it a great fit to use AutoCAD.

The Zbook 15 G4 has a 15.6-inch display with a 1920×1080 resolution. The laptop runs on 7th generation Intel i7 7700HQ clocking 2.80 GHz coupled with 16 GB of RAM and 1 TB of HDD. The device also has an additional 512 GB SSD to store the bundled Windows 10 professional operating system, and to install your most used software for quicker response time. The HP laptop is equipped with a range of ports including Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1, VGA and SD card slots to easily upload local files. The keyboard is spacious, making it easier to type and use shortcut keys, while the laptop’s conventional looks provides it a low-profile finish. The pricing falls in the affordable category and professionals planning to get their work done without investing much can go for it.

How is it an ideal fit?

  • The laptop strikes a fine balance between performance and pricing
  • The design is conventional and the slim form factor makes it easy to carry

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Best computer for AutoCAD with a portable design

Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Compact Workstation

Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Compact Workstation

Laptops are great as they come bundled with a display and you can carry them to any place to finish your work. The workstation laptops are often used by people on a desk because they are usually big and designing work needs your utmost attention. The Lenovo ThinkStation P320 is a slight variation to the idea because it is a pre-designed desktop computer that is highly portable and easy to carry anywhere. All you need is a wireless keyboard, a mouse and you can connect it to a PC monitor or a television to start working.

The ThinkStation P320 is powered by Intel Core i7 quad-core processor with 16 GB of RAM and has a 512 GB SSD for storage. The desktop computer renders its graphical power from Nvidia Quadro P600 with 2 GB of VRAM and the small chassis is what sets it apart from the competition.

If you don’t have plans to travel with a Quadro laptop and like to work in a desk setup, this PC should exceed your requirements while being powerful enough to handle the demanding tasks. Using a desktop PC may be slightly uncomfortable for some users but if you already have a monitor or television in your workspace, this is a great addition. As it is portable, you can carry it to any location as you would do with a laptop.

How is it an ideal fit?

  • Small chassis makes it easy to be carried to any location in an office or your home setup
  • It is powered by Quadro P600 graphics card, allowing your designing applications to make the most out of it

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A laptop made for AutoCAD with a Xeon processor

Dell Precision M5510 Xeon E3 1505M Laptop

Dell Precision M5510 Xeon E3 1505M Laptop

Among the dozens of laptops available, most manufacturers will opt for a safe bet with an Intel Core processor, but the Dell Precision M5510 is meant for professionals. The manufacturer has designed it with a slim bezel-less display which offers the best of modern-day improvements combined with a workhorse hardware component to get your designing work done.

The M5510 sports a 15.6-inch display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The wide LED display has no bezels on the sides which makes the laptop look stylish and contemporary. Under the slim body, it runs on an Intel Xeon E3 1505M processor clocked at 2.8 GHz. Xeon processors are server grade components which are seldom found on a laptop but Dell has made it possible. The laptop has 32 GB of RAM with 512 GB NVME SSD and uses Nvidia Quadro M1000M with 2 GB GDDR5 memory.

Considering the price tag and the hardware specifications of the Dell Precision laptop, the company offers great value for money in a portable product. It’s portability and raw power make it easier for a professional to get work done on the go besides using it for their daily computing needs.

How is it an ideal fit?

  • Intel Xeon processor in a laptop will deliver highest possible power and more cores
  • Great value for money

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Conclusion

The ongoing debate continues as some users still opine Nvidia GeForce cards can handle designing and other professional software while majority stick to Nvidia Quadro cards for such requirements. They are not only the best computers for AutoCAD but Quadro laptops and computers also make it easier to edit videos, music.

These cards make all the difference in a computer because every other specification including an Intel processor, RAM and storage may remain the same in most products. The pricing of the laptops will be on the higher side because of the cost of using professional grade Nvidia cards in them. When buying your computer, you can choose to push it even further by going for a future-proof specification that includes a 4K UHD display or even a Xeon processor which is great for designing, video editing and audio editing.

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