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by: mrbroske September 18, 2013 6:04 AM PDT

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What would be a good laptop for Computer Science in college?

by mrbroske - 9/18/13 6:04 AM

I'm really looking for a thin, lightweight computer. I have looked at the MacBook Air, and I love everything about it, except the price, the processor speed, and the OS. I know you can change to Windows with BootCamp, but it slows your computer down a little, and its just a hastle. But what computers could I have? Here are my prospect specs:
- Under 4.5 pounds
- Thickness under 1.0"
- Processor Speed of 1.7 or higher (preferably Intel i5 or i7)
- Under $1200
- Preferably Solid State Drive
Also, if I am completely wrong on this and these are not the computers I should be looking towards, please let me know simply, "What would be a good computer for Computer Science in college?"

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