Laptops

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  1. leet.onion

    leet.onion 5-Year Member

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    I have heard the academy issues laptops. What kind are they giving right now? Is there a scheduled change any time in the near future?

    Thanks,
    USAFA Hopeful
     
  2. JohnUSAFA

    JohnUSAFA USAFA 2015 Appointee 5-Year Member

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    a fujitsu tablet, dual core, 4 gigs of ram iirc

    I don't remember the exact specs
     
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    leet.onion 5-Year Member

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    Thanks for the reply. Do you bring these with you to all of the classes or do they stay in the dorm?
     
  4. Mikeandcris

    Mikeandcris Parents of 2014 Grad and F-15 Pilot 5-Year Member

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    leet.onion 5-Year Member

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    Are cadets issued entirely new ones each year?
    Sorry for so many questions, this will (hopefully) be my last one.
     
  6. Stealth_81

    Stealth_81 Super Moderator 10-Year Member Founding Member

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    You will keep the one that you get as a 4 degree for the entire 4 years that you are there. You actually purchase the computer with your deducted funds during your first two years there, and it is yours to keep after the Academy. In fact, one of the things that I asked our Firstie about as a grad present was a new laptop. He said he was happy with the one that he got at USAFA and didn't need a new one.

    Stealth_81
     
  7. leet.onion

    leet.onion 5-Year Member

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    Thanks a lot stealth and anyone else who posted.
     
  8. Sam-IA

    Sam-IA 5-Year Member

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    Is it beneficial maybe to have 2 computers for any reason? I got a new laptop because I wasn't expecting to get in, but I did get in! So, now do I have a new laptop that is going to go to waste?
     
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    raimius 10-Year Member

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    Two computers doesn't really help or hurt. It might end up being a nuisance if you do work on both though.
     

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