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Andres Velez

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Hi everyone I'm considering on buying a slim laptop that can run Photoshop, Illustrator, Blender, and Zbrush, anyone knows if the Surface Pro 3 i7 better than a Macbook Pro Retina(along with a wacom). Note: I've never used a Mac before and I'm really a noob with things. I would like to know if the pen of the surface pro any good compared a wacom. I know many people have told me that I should just buy a gaming/editing pc but I need something that I can bring to school. I would appreciate your help!
 

blurryy

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Let me give you a run down, of my opinion between these options.
first is first, you came to the right forum :)

Mac's are amazing for Adobe products, although Macbook, iMac's are to expensive, personally there WAAAY over priced.
Surface Pro 3, I personally think is awesome! comes with a USB port and everything, but it also carries a price tag.
I would always recommend building a PC, there a few ways you can do this, there are few cases in the corsair line up that you can build
a PC and carry it and plug it in typical VGA,DVI,HDMI, usb ports and monitor at your school.
But also the other alternative is to buy a gaming laptop.

There's many ways you can do it, but when your building a custom PC you can use a mini itx form factor and still use it and carry it.

Bottom line:
Macbook's are really nice, but overpriced Adobe products need more than 8GB RAM 16-32GB the more the better for editing.
custom PC's you can go crazy, but you can also go budget and have enough under 600$ for a good editing PC
Laptops (custom) (alienware etc) your able to carry it and edit the same time.

It's truly up to you, but choose what you think is right.
 
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