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Looking for nice laptop with great aesthetics and keyboard

#1NordiniPosted 10/25/2013 4:36:03 PM
I'm a complete novice with computer parts. I'm in my last year of college but will be continuing on to law school. I want a laptop that's great for taking notes but is also all-purpose. I do not want a mac.

-Gaming is not a necessity, but the capability to play games is always nice.
-I'm big on aesthetics. I want it to look nice
-I want as nice of a display as I can get. I like the retina displays on the new macbooks.
-Fast processor and a nice hard drive is nice. I keep a lot of TV shows stored on my laptop.
- I really want a nice back-lit keyboard that performs well.
-Money is not an object

Could anyone help me out?
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#2__Cam__Posted 10/25/2013 4:37:54 PM(edited)
....So basically you want a MacBook Pro, but you don't want a MacBook Pro. Even though neckbeards on CE will tell you otherwise, MBP's offer the best build quality, and the most longevity of any notebooks out there.
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#3Nordini(Topic Creator)Posted 10/25/2013 4:38:19 PM
__Cam__ posted...
....So basically you want a MacBook Pro, but you don't want a MacBook Pro.


Exactly. Everyone around me has a Macbook Pro. Call me a hipster, but I really don't want the exact same laptop as literally every other person in my all of my classes.
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#4__Cam__Posted 10/25/2013 4:42:34 PM
Nordini posted...
Exactly. Everyone around me has a Macbook Pro. Call me a hipster, but I really don't want the exact same laptop as literally every other person in my all of my classes.


So buy a MacBook and get a skin for it, then.

http://www.gelaskins.com/
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#5Bad0CompannyPosted 10/25/2013 4:50:37 PM
Razer Blade? Or other laptops in that category? Maybe MSI has something.
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#6DoramiPosted 10/25/2013 4:53:17 PM
Yoga 2 Pro
3200x1800 resolution
good keyboard

MBP keyboards are... unimpressive, to say the least.
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#7TiamatKillerPosted 10/25/2013 5:08:55 PM
Asus Zenbook UX302LG

(2013) Retina Macbook Pro [even though you say you don't want Mac, it's still a good laptop]
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#8fuzzymanPosted 10/25/2013 5:53:47 PM
vaio pro 13
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#9MC RaZaRPosted 10/25/2013 6:00:27 PM
The Yoga 2 Pro or Thinkpad X1 Carbon.
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#10KamenRiderBladePosted 10/25/2013 6:10:37 PM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834152443

MSI GS70

Since money is no object for you
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