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by R. Proffitt - 3/16/13 9:50 AM
In Reply to: Buying a laptop for a Computer Science Bachelors Program by mlamura2784
Look around for laptops with metal in the cases. It appears you are deeply concerned about the laptop's ability to withstand pressure and wear so that rules out plastic units.
http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/vostro-3350/pd is an example of such and we see above you like the Apple which has a metal chassis.