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Should I buy a Desktop or a Laptop computer?

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Ultimately, this is a matter or personal preference, but laptops tend to be better suited for campus life.  Desktops are usually less expensive, but laptops give you the flexibility to take notes in class or work in the library.  However, because of their size and utility, laptops are more susceptible to theft.

 

For more information about student comptuer recommendations, please view our article on "Student Computer Requirements and Recommendations"