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I have a 2011 13" Macbook Pro i7, HP TM2T and my wife has a Lenovo x220T.

I love the Mac, been extremely happy with it. I also love my wifes Lenovo, same specs as my Mac. I wish I could have one as a work provided PC.

As for the HP, it's trash. Always has been and always will be. Amazing too since it cost $1,500. Cost more than my Mac, most likely since it is a Tablet PC. It was work provided, mainly for Wireless Site Surveys. Would through it down a flight of stairs if they allowed.

One idea would be to shop around. Have her tryout a variety of computers. Go to Bestbuy (Don't buy it there) and tryout some of the laptops. They have everything from HP to Apple on display. That might help with the decision.

Find what you like, then buy it online.

As for needing a Mac for music, really not necessary. I have none of those talents and I own a Mac. I bought mine cause I like it, same reason I bought my car, house, etc. Although, I do like the fact that I can lay it on a fabric surface and it won't over heat. Nice thing about not having vent's on the bottom. Works out great when you are out of town on business and want to be lazy at the hotel. No need to work at a desk, work while lounging around in bed. smile.gif
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230233

This is a nice balanced laptop considering she probably doesn't need any GPU processing power.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834246324
If you want a Discrete GPU.
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You look like the same person.......
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Merc, why do you have so many pictures of this guy.
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I would suggest the Lenovo Y570.

Great speakers on board. And very powerful. And great battery life.
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Quote:
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Merc, why do you have so many pictures of this guy.

1st off he is my brother 2nd off facebook........im using gyazo because its awesome
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by th3m3rc View Post

You look like the same person.......
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**** **** I kinda do.

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Originally Posted by AMC View Post

I would suggest the Lenovo Y570.
Great speakers on board. And very powerful. And great battery life.

Who's Mk IV ?? Looks very familar. Course all black Supra's do. And I actually have seen that laptop in threads talked up quite a bit.
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http://outlet.lenovo.com/laptops/0862xb1.html

If you keep watching that outlet, new models show up for cheap fairly often. I got mine refurbished from there and it has been 100%.

http://www.amazon.com/FiiO-E7-Portable-Headphone-Amplifier/dp/B003E6K1VK/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1329515041&sr=8-3

Good little USB DAC + portable Headphone AMP.

http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-HD555-Professional-Headphones-Channeling/dp/B0001FTVDQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1329515340&sr=8-1

Good headphones. Easily moddable to HD 595. I love my 595s.
   
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1st off he is my brother 2nd off facebook........im using gyazo because its awesome

lol I was worried you were stealing pictures from a friend and posting them..

if it was a friend they would of been creeped out haha
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lol I was worried you were stealing pictures from a friend and posting them..
if it was a friend they would of been creeped out haha

yeah its kinda funny
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