Laptop for College $1000-$1500

JasonS95

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I'll be starting my classes this fall and I'm looking for some good recommendations for a laptop/ultrabook or anything really.

I'll be doing quite a bit of programming and I've been told to try and get an i7.

I have a great desktop for gaming so that isn't too important, but it would be awesome to have some gaming capabilities. I would like it to have a decent battery life though. At least 4 or 5 hours maybe?

Also, should I wait a little while for the Haswell chip? Classes don't start till August.
I'm also not against getting something like a Surface Pro if it can perform what I need it to.

$1000-$1500 price range is preferred. Thanks!
 

C12Friedman

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I'd suggest waiting to see what Haswell might offer. The current trend seems to provide longer battery life with each incarnation (while still mantaining performance), it's suggested that Haswell should do the same (that's the scoop anyway)
 
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