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You want to have a laptop that has both specs, and build quality. Buy a thinkpad.

My Lenovo thinkpad X200 tablet is 4 years old and looks brand new. I haven't had any issues with it at all.
post #42 of 45
I use a macbook air (13") for my laptop and it covers my needs as i do have a desktop for any high amount of power, my main use is web browsing, documents and email. What really makes a mac nice (as others said) is the service, which can be useful when it comes to classes and need it repaired quickly. I used to have a basic 2009 macbook which i really liked as well.

The original MBA i had came defective with a fan issue, after they tried to fix it twice. Eventually they replaced it with a brand new MBA and included a free OS upgrade, and a 6 month extended warranty. biggrin.gif

My GF personally does not like apple products, but she does give them props for their service and the instant on feature. Alot of people with programing majors that i know have a macbook, which they use VMware with or bootcamp for extra functionality. Although i do like my macbook i most likely will be getting a windows 8 convertible next as i been traveling alot more and looking for a replacement with 4g lte. redface.gif

In short, the service is good and have nice features, but it comes down to is what your looking for and figuring out what best suits your needs tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by eagle982 View Post

Get a PC. Look at the specs of the 1500 dollar macbook and compare them to a 1500 dollar laptop from iBuypower for example, the difference in specs is astronomical. Apple uses catchy buzzwords and a neat design to get many uninformed people to overspend on their inferior products.

Next time you go to a big time recording studio, do tell me if they're using a Mac or a PC? wink.gif Apple caters to a specific crowd. If you're not in that crowd, then buy a PC. tongue.gif

Apple tends to emphasize personal use. Games aren't really a part of "personal use", so they aren't built with that in mind. PC is easier to work with and easier to maintain though, so it's kind of a toss-up.
     
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Next time you go to a big time recording studio, do tell me if they're using a Mac or a PC? wink.gif Apple caters to a specific crowd. If you're not in that crowd, then buy a PC. tongue.gif

Apple tends to emphasize personal use. Games aren't really a part of "personal use", so they aren't built with that in mind. PC is easier to work with and easier to maintain though, so it's kind of a toss-up.

Like I said in my later post, I had to go afk and let my room mate respond for me, he's a big apple hater. I mean, I'm not an apple fan either, but yes I do agree with you.
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Originally Posted by Imglidinhere View Post

Next time you go to a big time recording studio, do tell me if they're using a Mac or a PC? wink.gif Apple caters to a specific crowd. If you're not in that crowd, then buy a PC. tongue.gif

I've been there. They generally use whatever suits them best. From what I've seen, that ends up being 50/50.
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