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Under 2 grand
This is what I've found so far.
Sorry, no more requirements It's for my fiances best friend -.-.

How is MSI as far as laptops go is there better for the money she was looking at a macbook pro for the software so any software recommendation would be awesome she likes Garage band I guess(will be making a separate thread for this question though)
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Well MacBook Pro does have really good software for it and functionality. But how does music editing require a GTX 560M 1.5GB GDDR5? But I couldn't resist an HP Beats Edition.
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lol that MSI is total overkill, and it looks pretty gaudy with that trim around the speakers.

Just go for a 13"/15" MBP w/ GarageBand, and hook it up to an external monitor when needed.
    
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Those mac books are way over-priced though.
For 2100 you get half of what you get with this laptop for 500 dollars less.
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Any reliable i7 laptop with minimum 4-8GB of RAM and an SSD will be plenty for your music production needs. Fast GPU is not necessary.

The HP Beats looks pretty nice.
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Dell also just released a MacBook Pro competitor, the XPS 15z. It looks really nice. Check out the review here:


The i7 model is $1,499.
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Well the big reason I liked the msi laptop so much is the sound card they have on it.
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Yeah but it has so much unnecessary things on it. A damn GTX 560M, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD(IMO). It just seems so overpriced just for music editing. Look at that HP Beats ENVY 14. It seem exceptionally great. Customize it and stuff.
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Well the big reason I liked the msi laptop so much is the sound card they have on it.
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Integrated Sound card

that one? i think you'll find most things have that or better
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