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Best Laptops for College Students 2017

It can be difficult to know which computer to purchase.  We hope to make your decision making a little bit easier by providing you with a list of recommended hardware for 2017 College Students.

Best for Computer Science Degree:

Look for something with at least a 13.3-inch display, 4GB of RAM, 128GB or larger SSD, This will be able to keep up with even the most demanding tasks, whether that’s using tools like Photoshop and AutoDesk 3DS Max, or programming software like Android Studio and Eclipse.

AVG PRICE:  $999.00

Best for Creative Arts Degree:

Find a laptop that has an Intel Core M3 processor with a speed of 1.1GHz or greater. The M3 processor can automatically boost its speed up to 2.2GHz to handle more demanding jobs like multi-tasking.

AVG PRICE:  $1,300.00

Best for Design/Photoshop:

A tablet style laptop with stylus and touch screen works well when paired with a Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of SSD storage.
AVG PRICE:  $1,600.00

General Studies:

You can can get a nice laptop with a 15.6" screen, Pentium Processor, Windows 10, built in webcam, 4 gigs of RAM and a 500GB Hard Drive for under $600.  This would be sufficient for most tasks.