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Choosing a computer for college


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Mycah

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Hey there

I am about to enter college in the fall and I am looking for a computer that will last me through college.

I currently have a Sony Vaio, which runs Windows Vista on 3 gb of RAM and an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.27GHz processor, that is only a few months old. I've only had one problem with it, a small keyboard problem (completely my fault). It's an all around great computer and I am very pleased. But when I purchased this computer I was more interested in playing my video games.

From what I've heard and used, Macs are great for what I am looking for: a computer that can edit video and photos, and something I can use for class and is portable.

The Mac I am looking at is the 13inch MacBook:

2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
4GB 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM - 2x2GB
250GB Serial ATA Drive @ 5400 rpm
SuperDrive 8x (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
Keyboard (English) / User's Guide
iWork '09 preinstalled
Accessory kit

It costs as much as my current computer costs.

This may sound a bit silly, but, I am wondering if I should consider selling my current computer and buying a Mac. I really like the macs I have used, and I have had a few disappointments with Windows.


What are your opinions about this?
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Hey there

I am about to enter college in the fall and I am looking for a computer that will last me through college.

I currently have a Sony Vaio, which runs Windows Vista on 3 gb of RAM and an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.27GHz processor, that is only a few months old. I've only had one problem with it, a small keyboard problem (completely my fault). It's an all around great computer and I am very pleased. But when I purchased this computer I was more interested in playing my video games.

From what I've heard and used, Macs are great for what I am looking for: a computer that can edit video and photos, and something I can use for class and is portable.

The Mac I am looking at is the 13inch MacBook:

2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
4GB 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM - 2x2GB
250GB Serial ATA Drive @ 5400 rpm
SuperDrive 8x (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
Keyboard (English) / User's Guide
iWork '09 preinstalled
Accessory kit

It costs as much as my current computer costs.

This may sound a bit silly, but, I am wondering if I should consider selling my current computer and buying a Mac. I really like the macs I have used, and I have had a few disappointments with Windows.


What are your opinions about this?


Will you go going to college for Graphic Design/Photography/etc.?

If so, Macs ARE great for that, it all depends on what you want in the end.
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one suggestion, make sure you have a video card that can take good graphics.
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