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Well I am looking to buy a laptop to use @ college. I am taking my sig rig to my dorm, so I don't need any gaming abilities.

Use of laptop:

- Note taking in class
- Doing work outside dorm (typing papers probably)
- Web surfing
- Watching movies (?)

Well since I'm going to be doing these things only, I don't see a need to get a powerful laptop.

Reason for me trying out Mac is cuz I like to try out everything

Well What would be the most suitable apple laptop for me?
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post #2 of 44
I'd say the white one.
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I'd say the white one.
I see what you did there.
post #4 of 44
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I see what you did there.
What? They're all either white or black!! Or silver I guess...

I think they go in this order: Black<White<Silver
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post #5 of 44
Buy a pc laptop that can run leopard and pay half the amount
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Buy a pc laptop that can run leopard and pay half the amount
Rep+ for good idea!
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post #7 of 44
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Well that defeats the purpose of trying out an APPLE....It's not the OS I want to try out...its about experience for me.

I was thinking of the 13.3" MacBook as is
http://store.apple.com/1-800-780-500...zM93jP8/5.?p=0

If anybody has first-hand experience in these, does this one and Macbook Pro have a BIG difference?
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post #8 of 44
get a white one with at least 2 gb
i have the black with 1gb and regret buying it cause white is the clasic look and alot more cost efective
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post #9 of 44
There would be no major difference for what you're using it for.

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What? They're all either white or black!! Or silver I guess...

I think they go in this order: Black<White<Silver
Actually, it's White < Black < Silver.
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Actually, it's White < Black < Silver.
Racist!
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