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post #11 of 16
Ergh, get a Dell. You can get a comparable E1505 for that much. And you could upgrade to a 7200rpm hard drive (well worth it IMO).

I would hate to have 90% of apps that I want to download and use incompatible with my OS. Just my two cents though, do what you want.
post #12 of 16
Please again, on topic.

- No Apple Bashing!
- No criticizing other members for whatever choice they make.

I'll be back after lunch, and armed and ready if I need to be.
    
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post #13 of 16
One of the great things about the Macbook is the battery life. You can probably squeeze 6hrs out of the Macbook under normal usage.
post #14 of 16
Get this Asus, or a similarly configured one, you can drop in an extra stick of RAM and it has a GPU...

Newegg link $1228.99 + RAM
    
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