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post #11 of 21
Get the MBP 13"
post #12 of 21
I also vouch for the MBP 13". The C2D seems fine on OSX. The two big selling points to me were the incredible battery life and the smooth trackpad. It really is the whole package and worth the premium in cost to me.
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post #13 of 21

Perhaps save some of that $1400 and look at

- about 8 hours of battery life; just as amazing as a MacBook for several hundred less.

Nothing wrong with Windows, but if you really want, you can buy a copy of OSX and install it over Windows or run them both using boot camp, parallels, etc.
post #14 of 21
Macs are pretty expensive but you can never go wrong with one, trust me
post #15 of 21
I personally love the Asus U series laptops. Typing from a UL80VT right now. Have been unplugged for about 7 hours now with 26% life left.
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HP Elitebook with Extended Battery or Ultra Capacity battery.

Or like someone else said, Macbook Pro.
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post #17 of 21
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Originally Posted by nolonger View Post
http://store.apple.com/us/browse/hom...co=MTM3NDczMzg

They're using Sandy Bridge mobile processors with integrated graphics.

I think the Mac just might be worth it for the more stable OS and it's still the best looking laptop I've seen this far, although the Asus isn't too far behind.

It's actually better if I can't game on the laptop since I have mild ADHD and I know what I'd probably end up doing in class if I had a laptop that could game.
What....there are no mobile i7 Dual core Sandy Bridges. Only quad cores, thats a first generation i7, not a sandy bridge.

Toshiba Portege R700 or R705 would be my choices.
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post #18 of 21
+1 Macbook Pro. ( Posted from my Macbook Pro ) Get a refurbished one because apple replaces all the exterior so it looks brand new. I got my 15" with the i5 for $1200 the day after the Sandy Bridge ones came out which is a $600 discount. You will not be disappointed with the quality. Deep down you know it is what you want.

Edit:
http://store.apple.com/us/product/FC...co=MTgwOTc3MzM
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I think a lot of people would really like to know: What about Windows 7 is unstable? I've been using it since Jan 2009 beta builds and I have only gotten 2 BSODs.
I've been using it since the RC days and have never gotten a BSOD, besides the time that I decided fooling around with the settings in regedit was fun, and got the system to take a dump upon my command.
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post #20 of 21
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Originally Posted by Volvo View Post
I've been using it since the RC days and have never gotten a BSOD, besides the time that I decided fooling around with the settings in regedit was fun, and got the system to take a dump upon my command.
I can't remember the problem that caused it, but I specifically remember it being a program causing it. Only major problem that I could complain about is that I uninstalled drivers for a wireless adapter from another computer and after that I could connect to WiFi, but it wouldn't give me internet, so I think there is a little loophole that allowed the drivers to uninstall network drivers from the OS itself which would be a problem.
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