Apple finally updated its MacBook Pro laptop lineup, but macOS isn't for everyone. But fear not, because "thin and light" aluminum laptops crammed with high-end components aren't unique to Apple. In fact, it doesn't take much shopping around to find hardware that out-performs what Apple has to offer.
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What follows are six systems from a variety of vendors, ranging in price from $800 to in excess of $7,500 (and you thought Macs were expensive).
If you want a cheaper system, then here are some Windows 10 laptops that are all priced under $300.