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I recently bought a Macbook Pro 13" and I couldn't have been happier. It was on sale for $1000 at Microcenter (original is $1200) and I used a 5% off coupon I had from before to make it $950 which is practically a steal. I used to hate apple too before buying one for myself

It's great for me because it claims to have 10 hours battery life (Doesn't lie, I get about 7-8 hours with Wi-Fi on and working on a Word document while browsing the internet every once and a while for information). Perfect for school. Not too bad for gaming either. I am dual booting with Windows XP and I use the XP partition for gaming. Runs MW2 with no problems on Medium settings and Black Ops is fine on lowest settings. Crysis runs as well on lowest settings. Valve games all work fantastically.

So what do you guys use for school/college/work related things?
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I use a Dell M1730 for school/internship. Only 1 hour battery power, have to drag the power brick around with me everywhere I go.
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Originally Posted by Qyuraja View Post
I use a Dell M1730 for school/internship. Only 1 hour battery power, have to drag the power brick around with me everywhere I go.
Thats a problem for me since our school won't let kids access power outlets
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I use my little Aspire One 751h netbook. 11.6" screen, nice keyboard and almost 9 hours of battery life.
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Dell Inspiron 1464. I upgraded to a 9 cell battery which mean I have around 6 to 7 hours of battery life.
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Well I graduated but when I was in school I used a 13" white plastic macbook
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i have the same laptop a macbook pro 13"
i bought it last year
im happy with it =)
uhmm i just got an email this morning from microcenter about the macbook pro
its priced for $999.99 but they added an additional $100 saving on it
so yea i guess they go $800 now
Oh and the new macbookpro 13" sandy bridge cost $100 less at microcenter too
Edited by supremo0824 - 3/14/11 at 9:04am
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Dell Studio 15" with an i5 2.4Ghz Dual with HT, 4GB RAM and a Mobility 5470. Runs Half Life, CS:S, Supreme Commander 2 and GMod (the only games I have installed on it) flawlessly. It also types my homework quite nicely With all features on it snags a little over 4 hours, plenty of time to get to a class or two, take all the notes I need, get back to the dorm and charge it up for the next one
Edited by darthjoe229 - 3/14/11 at 9:08am
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I take notes the old fashioned way with pen and paper.
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