Miami. Over 500 students at Holmes Elementary School received their very own connected XO laptop during the 2011-2012 academic school year. A project supported by. I am also a engineering student………….i have done full research on each and every laptop……………my suggestion would be – Go for atleast i5 7th gen , 8 Gb. Not every student will agree, but depending on how far you’ll. But a Chromebook can also be…