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What laptop should I get for graphic design?

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    I know this is a popular topic but I'm really torn at the moment.

    Basically, I was going to get a MacBook Pro but my budget is kind of around £800, and the cheapest one is £898 and has worse specs all round than some other Windows laptops I've seen for around £750. The main issue I have with the specs is the storage, as it only comes with 128gb of flash storage which seems like nothing to me. I think my photos folder takes up more space than that on my current laptop with all the graphic design crap I pump out.

    What is annoying is that I would just get a decent laptop for slightly cheaper than a MacBook, but the uni uses and teaches with macs, and I'm sure most people will have a Mac so I'm probably better off with one. I just don't want to feel like I'm wasting £100 (because it feels like I'm getting a worse laptop for £100 extra).

    Any thoughts and advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks!

    I'm no expert but have you tried emailing your course leader or something? Maybe they can advise you on what's better to get. Ask them what sorts of programmes you'll need and if you'll be disadvantaged with Windows. If you won't be, there are some great windows laptops far cheaper than Mac.

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