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MacBook or Notebook for programming?

Hi guys! I'm new at programming and I am now studying JavaScript, CSS and HTML. Possibly later on I start studying React Native, but I don't see me programming for MacOS or IPhone (natively). So, here is the question : I need a notebook, good enough for at least 5 years. Should I buy an MacBook Air or an notebook (I saw this ASUS with almost the same price as the MacBook air) CPU : Core i7-8750H Memory : 16GB Graphics : NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (NVIDIA Optimus Technology) Storage: SSD128GB+HDD1TB Monitor Size : 15.6 wide 1920 x 1080 Also, I see that the MacBook's monitor size is only 13 inches, which I believe is too small (I'm not planning on buying an 2nd monitor and I won't be taking the PC outside, so the weight and screen size won't be a matter)

2/3/2020 11:57:48 AM

Cleber Ogata

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Cleber Ogata, it depends on how are you going to use it. If you want one just for programming: then you can just pick up any laptop you like and it will hardly make any difference (just like WhyFry said) If you are a casual gammer/hardcore gammer, then just go for a windows machine with good graphics card If you are looking for portability with large enough battery life then any ultrabook/MacBook will work perfectly for you(preffer the one with higher resolution and less screen size(preferably 13 inch) as it will make your laptop more compact and light

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thanks for the answers! I'm not a gamer, but I've heard that Android Studio works faster with a graphic card, that's why I'm thinking about that PC. 13 inch isn't too small?