I am currently a PC desktop user, looking for my first laptop. I have an opportunity to get a 25% discount on any Apple laptops. I thought i might give them a try for a few reasons. The discount, OS X yosemite looks so good , and I would like to try programming an iOS app. (New to programming and mainly program for PC's but I thought I'd give it a try) I know the Macbook Pro 13" Retina has an AWESOME display, which I really don't need, but it would be nice of course. I just need a computer thats smooth, fast at running everyday apps. But, although I would mainly game on my desktop, I would like a laptop that can run games decently. I would run games like Civilization, Topico 5, maybe some fps. I don't need high settings, max res, 60 fps. But 1080p at medium around 40fps+ is ideal. So, is this specific macbook good for what i need? Should I get a different model? (Budget is $1300ish for macs and $1000ish for PCs) Or should I just forget macbooks altogether and go for a PC? Thanks for your help!