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Originally Posted by u3b3rg33k;15620237 
All the Macbook Pro's have full size keyboards - even the 13" model. All of the dual core i7 models seem to fit into the sub 2k price range:
13-inch: 2.8 GHz
2.8GHz dual-core
Intel Core i7
4GB 1333MHz
750GB 5400-rpm1
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Built-in battery (7 hours)2
In Stock
Free Shipping
$1,499.00

15-inch: 2.2 GHz
2.2GHz quad-core
Intel Core i7
4GB 1333MHz
500GB 5400-rpm1
Intel HD Graphics 3000
AMD Radeon HD 6750M with 512MB GDDR5
Built-in battery (7 hours)2
In Stock
Free Shipping
$1,799.00

Even a 128GB factory SSD model comes in at $1999, before student discount.

It's worth considering - and yes, you can run 7 on them.

While I do admit that Apple does have an excellent alternative to the PC platform, purchasing an Apple would make me best of bestest friends with my Step-Father and even give us something in common. (He literally has every Apple product ever made, including the all-in-one desktop machine that is built into a monitor.)

Doing this would unmake the fabric of time and space, so I cannot in good conscience doom humanity to the dark ages. (I do appreciate and value your opinion however! smile.gif )
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Far be it for me to ask you to unmake the universe. If you decide to do so, let me know so I can watch from the restaurant at the end of the universe. I've put my pennies aside already.
 
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Go for THINKPAD or other IBM/LENOVO kids they will stay with you like a good mate , we have IBM and LENOVO both are priceless for what they offer and price tag there is G560 core i3 2.4 GHz 3GB DDR3 for ~ $600
Lenovo laptops are really good. I love newegg recertified sections because they honor their warrenties and the prices are cheap.

G74SX - 949.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834230174

G73 - 869.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834230111
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Far be it for me to ask you to unmake the universe. If you decide to do so, let me know so I can watch from the restaurant at the end of the universe. I've put my pennies aside already.
Haha, I will be sure to let you know in advance. Would hate to have you miss your Einstein-Rosen bridge transport!
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Lenovo laptops are really good. I love newegg recertified sections because they honor their warrenties and the prices are cheap.

G74SX - 949.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834230174

G73 - 869.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834230111
Yeah, been keeping an eye on the recertified stuff. Thanks for the links. I am just worried about the G74/73 battery life, so I am definitely looking into the Lenovo laptops now.
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