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Recommended Specs and Laptops for Fall 2015

We have posted our recommended specs and models for Fall 2015 on our Buying a New Laptop page. Based on our positive experiences over the years, we have selected models from Apple and Lenovo to be included as recommended computers. Recommended models are available for purchase through the NCSU Bookstore.

A Note about Macs

We get a lot of questions about whether Apples can be used in Engineering. While it is true that most Engineering applications are only available for Windows, a student can successfully use a Mac as their primary computer as long as they are willing to deal with a few workarounds. Read more at our Macs in Engineering page.


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