Suggestions on a new WFH laptop? I just picked up a cheaper HP to replace my 2012 MacBook Pro and my goodness is it awful.

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Lol didn’t we just have a thread like this a few weeks ago?? Just buy a Lenovo already.

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It was my thread, thanks. And OP I did find it helpful to use the search option for threads and get more perspectives that way as well.

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Lenovo X1 Carbon I7 16 gb. Or as I like to call her, "the Beast."

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Isn’t it like $1500? I wouldn’t ever get one on my dime

+1 for Lenovo. I’m on my second and they’re fantastic. The new ones are better / smaller than a surface pro with keyboard.

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The new MacBooks are GREAT. Also, if you need recommendations, I would check out Dave Lee on YouTube. He does awesome reviews and I highly recommend watching!

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Yet another Lenovo fanboy here. Personally, I like having a number pad, which requires the 15.6” screen. The 14” carbon is also great. Either way, Lenovos have the best keyboards in the biz and you don’t need to baby them. My firm-issued laptop is a Dell, and I’m pretty impressed, but would still prefer the Lenovo (unless maybe the firm gave us the Dell XPS).

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For work, Lenovo. For personal use, the XPS just for the sexy screen. Combined use I’d take the Lenovo just because they’re tough as hell.

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I’ve been using my husband’s Acer Predator for gaming. It has the number pad, which I NEEEED. I have a tiny MacBook but the screen is way too small and on his I can set up my documents side by side without a second monitor and work like that just fine. The thing is a monster and weighs like 10 pounds. But it’s great for when I don’t feel like sitting at my desk.

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My Mac is the bomb, I personally would never switch. Good luck finding a computer that works for you!

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Does your HP have an SSD? Maybe that’s the issue. I’ve learned that pretty much any $500 and upwards laptop with an SSD is capable of handling the stuff we do. If you can work on a Mac, I’d look for one of the new MacBook Airs with the M1 processor

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It does, it just feels different than any laptop I’ve been used I’m not sure how to describe it, just feels cheap.

I went with the iPad Pro with the magic keyboard (hard keyboard) dock and love it. Not as intense document processing but 12+ hours battery life and easy flexibility to take notes and send emails, browse web and do research. If I needed a wfh laptop I’d get an M1 MacBook Air.

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