I have $1246 to spend on a laptop. What should I get?

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  1. The_Kids_Are_Alright

    The_Kids_Are_Alright New Member

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    Any reccomendations will be appreciated.

    I'll be using it to run Ableton Live primarily by the way.
     
  2. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude with an ileostomy bag OT Supporter

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    i really like my macbook :dunno:
    consider it...
     
  3. The_Kids_Are_Alright

    The_Kids_Are_Alright New Member

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    I am. Don't know if I'm ready for the switch though.
     
  4. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    You can run Windows on the new Macbooks.

    Been out of the loop for a while, eh?
     
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    Create :free at last:

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    The_Kids_Are_Alright New Member

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    I knew that, but it seems like a hassle. In any case, I bought a Lenovo today.
     
  7. deusexaethera

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    Don't put any DoD data on it...
     
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    I feel Macs are a little over priced.

    I would recommend looking into a new HP. They're really nice.
     
  9. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Macs have design features that nobody else offers. Coming up with those ideas, and sourcing the parts for them, costs money. You get what you pay for.
     
  10. The_Kids_Are_Alright

    The_Kids_Are_Alright New Member

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    I probably would've got a Macbook if I wasn't so used to Windows.
     
  11. fintheman

    fintheman I will ebay O/T!

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    Good job on not getting an Apple.
     
  12. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Y'know, I just realized, the new Macintels kinda make the "Mac Shack" forum obsolete, don't they? Or maybe it should be called "overpriced accessories" now? No, wait, there's already a "Gizmos & Gadgets" forum...
     
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    i've been looking around at laptops lately. it looks like the HP's give the most bang for the buck, i wouldn't go with HP if you want the fastest though, although you can get a pretty good laptop.
     
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    i had used windows for years. i still bought a macbook 2 months ago when i needed to by a laptop. i don't regret my decision at all
     
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    Fujitsu gives much more value than HP does. Check out their lineup.
     

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