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What computer/laptop do you own and why?

Brands?
Specs?
Preferred OS?
Tweaks?

My setup:

Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga
Spec: Intel Core i7 1.80GHz
8GB RAM
256GB SSD
Touch screen with stylus
Folding screen into tablet mode

OS: 1)Windows 8.1 (Since it came with it)
2)Linux Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE environment and with Kali Linux Tools

Need a powerful laptop as I am a IT student that works with the following:

• Cisco iOS ( Cisco Packet Tracer )
• Shell Scripting
• Web Dev (nginx and apache) (bit of a beginner)
• VB Dev (starting to fade away from this)
• Windows Server administration (Need to use Virtual machines for this both Windows Server and Windows Client machines)
• Starting to get into forensic hacking (Linux is god for this)
• Obviously need Word and Powerpoint for education work





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I own a self-built gaming PC and a 2015 Retina MacBook Pro. I got the gaming PC for, well, gaming! However two years later and 95% of my game time is now just Hearthstone, so I'm in the process of selling it and downsizing from a desk full of tech to a more simple setup of a laptop and headphone system. I chose a Mac because they're simply the laptops I enjoy using most.

Brands? Apple and N/A, I guess.

Specs?

PC;
Intel Core i5-4670 (3.4Ghz)
4GB RAM (one 4GB module died and I haven't needed to replace it)
Nvidia GTX 660
180GB SSD + 1TB HDD

MacBook;
Intel Core i5-5287U (2.9Ghz)
8GB RAM
512GB SSD

Preferred OS? OS X, easily.

Tweaks? None really, my daily usage tasks has gotten pretty pedestrian in recent years, and I've only had the Mac for a two days so haven't had an opportunity to get it properly set up exactly how I'd like yet.
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Similar to above: I own a macbook (although air), and a self-built PC.

Specs

PC (for gaming):

Intel Core i5-4690k (3.5ghz)
8GB RAM @1600mhz
Nvidia/Galax GTX 970
240GB Samsung SSD + 1TB WD Caviar Black HDD

Macbook air (for uni):

Intel Core i5 (1.4ghz)
4GB ram
128GB SSD

Preferred OS? OX X
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Specs

15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display
Intel Core i7 (2.8GHz)
16GB RAM
512GB Flash Storage

Preffered OS? OS X

I do have another computer, but it's a crappy old PC.
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Well, when I have free time i'm a freelance Photoshopper, hardcore gamer, administrator for a few gaming community's and YouTuber xD
At the same time i'm always on the move so I had to compromise CPU power for mobility when selecting my laptop.

Brands?
HP Envy Laptop

Specs?
Intel Core i7-4510U (2.6Ghz)
8GB RAM
Nvidia GTX 850m 4GB DDR
1TB HDD + 2TB External HDD

Preferred OS?
Windows 8.1

Tweaks?
Minuit changes in system settings for maximum performance and GUI changes to showcase my gaming community xD
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I have two that I use regularly;

Brand:
Apple (13" Macbook Air)

Spec:
256GB SSD
1.6Ghz Dual Core intel i5
4GB RAM

I use this daily, mostly for development work.

Brand:
HP (Pavilion 11 x2)

Spec:
11.6" Tablet
64Gb fPCIe-based flash memory
1.6Ghz Intel Celeron Processor
4GB RAM

I use this for networking when playing with Cisco lab, or when working in a cabinet as it's light and portable.
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I own an acer, cant remember specs tbh erm like

500gb hdd
4gb ram
2.something ghz cpu 64-bit
Screens about 19inch
OS 8.1

Cost £260

Got it as its cheap tbh I dont do much except internet browsing, run VMs abit but thats as far as it goes

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