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    Hi which of these laptop is better for casual use

    Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13in i5 (2.7GHz) 8GB 128GB Flash:

    Intel Dual-Core i5 Processor (2.7 / 3.1Ghz Turbo boost) with 3MB shared L3 cache
    OS X Yosemite
    PCIe-based flash storage13" Retina LED Backlit Display (2560 x 1600)
    Intel Iris Graphics 6100
    720p FaceTime HD camera
    Bluetooth 4.0 Full-size backlit keyboard
    Force Touch trackpad
    Built-in 74.9-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
    1.58kg
    1 Year Warranty

    Lenovo ThinkPad S3 Yoga 14 Ultrabook:

    Intel Core i7-5500U Processor
    DDR3L-1600 RAM (Max: 8GB 1 slot)256GB SSD
    Intel HD Graphics 5500
    14.0"
    Multitouch Antiglare FHD IPS (1920x1080) 300nit
    DisplayIntel Dual Band-AC 7265 2x2 11AC
    No Optical Drive Bluetooth 4.0
    720p HD Camera
    TPM4 in 1 card reader (SD / SDHC / SDXC / MMC slot)
    4 cell 56Wh
    1.90kg

    btw I can grab either at the same price of £600
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    (Original post by Shadez)
    Hi which of these laptop is better for casual use

    Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13in i5 (2.7GHz) 8GB 128GB Flash:

    Intel Dual-Core i5 Processor (2.7 / 3.1Ghz Turbo boost) with 3MB shared L3 cache
    OS X Yosemite
    PCIe-based flash storage13" Retina LED Backlit Display (2560 x 1600)
    Intel Iris Graphics 6100
    720p FaceTime HD camera
    Bluetooth 4.0 Full-size backlit keyboard
    Force Touch trackpad
    Built-in 74.9-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
    1.58kg
    1 Year Warranty

    Lenovo ThinkPad S3 Yoga 14 Ultrabook:

    Intel Core i7-5500U Processor
    DDR3L-1600 RAM (Max: 8GB 1 slot)256GB SSD
    Intel HD Graphics 5500
    14.0"
    Multitouch Antiglare FHD IPS (1920x1080) 300nit
    DisplayIntel Dual Band-AC 7265 2x2 11AC
    No Optical Drive Bluetooth 4.0
    720p HD Camera
    TPM4 in 1 card reader (SD / SDHC / SDXC / MMC slot)
    4 cell 56Wh
    1.90kg

    btw I can grab either at the same price of £600

    I would say first one, provided they both met your software needs and you know your way around them both and storage is fine. The pro will be a lot smoother
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    I would say first one, provided they both met your software needs and you know your way around them both and storage is fine. The pro will be a lot smoother
    I don't really have any specific software needs
    I've never used OSX is it difficult to use?

    Does the processor have anything to do with the speed since the yoga is i7 whilst the macbook is i5?
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    (Original post by Shadez)
    I don't really have any specific software needs
    I've never used OSX is it difficult to use?

    Does the processor have anything to do with the speed since the yoga is i7 whilst the macbook is i5?
    It will take time to get used to....

    No, OSX is heavily optimised for use using certain hardware hence why its almost impossible to install it on anything else. But thats why it'll run better and smoother on weaker specs.
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    It will take time to get used to....

    No, OSX is heavily optimised for use using certain hardware hence why its almost impossible to install it on anything else. But thats why it'll run better and smoother on weaker specs.
    Alright appreciate the advice
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    (Original post by Shadez)
    Alright appreciate the advice
    Obviously OSX has its limitations in terms of certain software, obviously no gaming due to incompatibility with most games
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    Obviously OSX has its limitations in terms of certain software, obviously no gaming due to incompatibility with most games
    Oh this might be a game changer for me then (pun intended )
    I'm not a heavy gamer but I was thinking of playing some games on it too
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    (Original post by Shadez)
    Oh this might be a game changer for me then (pun intended )
    I'm not a heavy gamer but I was thinking of playing some games on it too
    There are very few games for it, unless you are talking browser games
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    There are very few games for it, unless you are talking browser games
    Nope PC games
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    Lenovo yoga wins on performance but you get less battery life and slightly heavier laptop


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    (Original post by Abdi112)
    Lenovo yoga wins on performance

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    Looki at the raw specs I don't see how that's the case


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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    Obviously OSX has its limitations in terms of certain software, obviously no gaming due to incompatibility with most games
    (Original post by Shadez)
    Oh this might be a game changer for me then (pun intended )
    I'm not a heavy gamer but I was thinking of playing some games on it too
    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    There are very few games for it, unless you are talking browser games
    (Original post by Shadez)
    Nope PC games
    Bootcamp/VM can be employed in this case, if necessary.
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    (Original post by RyJ)
    Bootcamp/VM can be employed in this case, if necessary.
    I bought mine with 16 gigs of ram so I can still play games/do any hardcore process through windows vm instead of dual booting
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    (Original post by RyJ)
    Bootcamp/VM can be employed in this case, if necessary.
    Is it just as good & fast as normal windows and also is W10 available for it?
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    (Original post by Shadez)
    Is it just as good & fast as normal windows and also is W10 available for it?
    It will be, for sure, if you run it via bootcamp. Using it in a virtual machine will cause performance to suffer, since you'd be using up a lot of RAM to run it.

    And yeah, it can

    https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT204990
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    (Original post by Shadez)
    Nope PC games
    Bootcamp as another has suggested, but that said be careful of the storage space it takes up
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    For £600 I'd take the MacBook...
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    How are you getting it for 600 pounds? The macbook this is
 
 
 
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