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Browse the top-ranked list of Student Desktop Computers below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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    "Not bad...Great p...This Macbook is perfect for school....So that brings me to my this purchase, my sister was in need of a new computer (because of an old dead Windows machine) for her college needs, I saw this one on the sale and I jumped right away to buy it, so far the performance is great, it is not as great as the MacBook pro but then again this is thin and light unlike MacBook and is enough to fullfil the needs of a college student or even if you want to do coding etc."

    "This Macbook is perfect for school."

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    The 13-inch MacBook Air features 8GB of memory, a fifth-generation Intel Core processor, Thunderbolt 2, great built-in apps, and all-day battery life.* It’s thin, light, and durable enough to take everywhere you go—and powerful enough to do everything once you get there.
    $899.99
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    "Not bad...Great p...This Macbook is perfect for school....So that brings me to my this purchase, my sister was in need of a new computer (because of an old dead Windows machine) for her college needs, I saw this one on the sale and I jumped right away to buy it, so far the performance is great, it is not as great as the MacBook pro but then again this is thin and light unlike MacBook and is enough to fullfil the needs of a college student or even if you want to do coding etc."

    "This Macbook is perfect for school."

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    The 13-inch MacBook Air features 8GB of memory, a fifth-generation Intel Core processor, Thunderbolt 2, great built-in apps, and all-day battery life.* It’s thin, light, and durable enough to take everywhere you go—and powerful enough to do everything once you get there.
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    "I love...In love...great computer for a student...I Grant you that some of that productivity is due to having a faster machine to work on, but a large part is the desktop switching inherent to Mac OSX, and not having to pick up my phone ever few minutes to answer a text (since they show up on my Mac)."

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
    $1,299.99
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    "I love...In love...great computer for a student...I Grant you that some of that productivity is due to having a faster machine to work on, but a large part is the desktop switching inherent to Mac OSX, and not having to pick up my phone ever few minutes to answer a text (since they show up on my Mac)."

    "great computer for a student"

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
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    "I love...Best PC...Great laptop for school and work...I Grant you that some of that productivity is due to having a faster machine to work on, but a large part is the desktop switching inherent to Mac OSX, and not having to pick up my phone ever few minutes to answer a text (since they show up on my Mac)."

    "Great laptop for school and work"

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
    $1,299.99
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    "I love...Best PC...Great laptop for school and work...I Grant you that some of that productivity is due to having a faster machine to work on, but a large part is the desktop switching inherent to Mac OSX, and not having to pick up my phone ever few minutes to answer a text (since they show up on my Mac)."

    "Great laptop for school and work"

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
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    "Nice PC...It's OK...Great for traveling and college...Ok I admit the laptop is amazing as far as processing And just surfing and browsing the computer itself, but Apple has just made a really bad look for themselves by causing a more annoying and extra step for us to go out of our ways to have to buy the USB port outlets that are compativable with these new MacBooks."

    "Great for traveling and college"

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
    $1,499.99
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    "Nice PC...It's OK...Great for traveling and college...Ok I admit the laptop is amazing as far as processing And just surfing and browsing the computer itself, but Apple has just made a really bad look for themselves by causing a more annoying and extra step for us to go out of our ways to have to buy the USB port outlets that are compativable with these new MacBooks."

    "Great for traveling and college"

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
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    "5 Stars...In love...Great laptop for college students!...Ok I admit the laptop is amazing as far as processing And just surfing and browsing the computer itself, but Apple has just made a really bad look for themselves by causing a more annoying and extra step for us to go out of our ways to have to buy the USB port outlets that are compativable with these new MacBooks."

    "Great laptop for college students!"

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
    $1,499.99
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    "5 Stars...In love...Great laptop for college students!...Ok I admit the laptop is amazing as far as processing And just surfing and browsing the computer itself, but Apple has just made a really bad look for themselves by causing a more annoying and extra step for us to go out of our ways to have to buy the USB port outlets that are compativable with these new MacBooks."

    "Great laptop for college students!"

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
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    "Love it...5 stars...Great School Choice...and what I like most is that it comes with a software that will burn the whole system to media (Optical, SD, FlashDr5ive or as an image to another disk, allowing me to restore the system in the event I change the Windows C drive, Presentation is excellent also and includes all the information you need Thank you MSI and BestBuy Also I have to give five stars to BestBuy as they processed my returns without a single word"

    "Great School Choice"

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    MSI Laptop: Beat your record wins with this 15.6-inch MSI Stealth gaming laptop. Its hexa-core Intel Core processor and 16GB of RAM sustain high-bandwidth computing, and its VR-ready NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics card lets you seamlessly dive into otherworldly realms. This MSI Stealth gaming laptop has 256GB solid-state and 1TB hard-disk drives for ample, efficient storage.
    $1,499.99
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    "Love it...5 stars...Great School Choice...and what I like most is that it comes with a software that will burn the whole system to media (Optical, SD, FlashDr5ive or as an image to another disk, allowing me to restore the system in the event I change the Windows C drive, Presentation is excellent also and includes all the information you need Thank you MSI and BestBuy Also I have to give five stars to BestBuy as they processed my returns without a single word"

    "Great School Choice"

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    MSI Laptop: Beat your record wins with this 15.6-inch MSI Stealth gaming laptop. Its hexa-core Intel Core processor and 16GB of RAM sustain high-bandwidth computing, and its VR-ready NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics card lets you seamlessly dive into otherworldly realms. This MSI Stealth gaming laptop has 256GB solid-state and 1TB hard-disk drives for ample, efficient storage.
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    "Good pc...Love it...Great for student...After looking at many different chromebook s we decided to pick up this Acer R-11...We made the right choice because after using this thing for a few days its just amazing...My son loves it so much...Browsing the internet is really fast...The touch screen is really responsive to your touch...The speakers are ok...I would recommend this to anyone lookimg for a chromebook..."

    "Great for student"

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    Take this 11.6-inch Acer Chromebook anywhere you need to go thanks to its compact size and light weight. With its Intel Celeron N3060 dual core processor, you can enjoy fast Internet browsing and computing. The high visibility of the HD touch screen display with LED backlighting lets you use this Acer Chromebook in almost any lighting conditions.
    $299.00
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    "Good pc...Love it...Great for student...After looking at many different chromebook s we decided to pick up this Acer R-11...We made the right choice because after using this thing for a few days its just amazing...My son loves it so much...Browsing the internet is really fast...The touch screen is really responsive to your touch...The speakers are ok...I would recommend this to anyone lookimg for a chromebook..."

    "Great for student"

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    Take this 11.6-inch Acer Chromebook anywhere you need to go thanks to its compact size and light weight. With its Intel Celeron N3060 dual core processor, you can enjoy fast Internet browsing and computing. The high visibility of the HD touch screen display with LED backlighting lets you use this Acer Chromebook in almost any lighting conditions.
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    "it's ok...love it...Great laptop for school...Charges quickly and even has an option to allow the charger to be plugged in at all times without causing issues with the battery or hardware."

    "Great laptop for school"

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    Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-11IAP Laptop: Access important files while traveling with this 11-inch Lenovo IdeaPad laptop. The Intel Celeron processor and 2GB of RAM let you work through your to-do list efficiency, and the 32GB eMMC storage provides space for personal file archives. This Lenovo IdeaPad laptop has an eight-hour battery to get you through the workday.
    $199.99
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    "it's ok...love it...Great laptop for school...Charges quickly and even has an option to allow the charger to be plugged in at all times without causing issues with the battery or hardware."

    "Great laptop for school"

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    Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-11IAP Laptop: Access important files while traveling with this 11-inch Lenovo IdeaPad laptop. The Intel Celeron processor and 2GB of RAM let you work through your to-do list efficiency, and the 32GB eMMC storage provides space for personal file archives. This Lenovo IdeaPad laptop has an eight-hour battery to get you through the workday.
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    "5 star...No lag....Extremely light and portable, great for students who like to game on the side....I am a Mechanical Engineering student at UF currently and am starting to getting into PC gaming and the laptop handles everything I throw at it from running my CAD software, to GTA V and Fortnite on maxed out settings, and while being light enough to bring to class everyday and having good battery life."

    "Extremely light and portable, great for students who like to game on the side."

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    MSI GS65 Laptop: Explore open-world environments with this 15.6-inch MSI Stealth gaming laptop. Its VR-ready NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics card produces immersive visuals, and its hexa-core Intel Core processor and 16GB of RAM run Windows 10 smoothly. Store and access large applications efficiently thanks to the 512GB solid-state drive of this MSI Stealth gaming laptop.
    $1,849.99
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    "5 star...No lag....Extremely light and portable, great for students who like to game on the side....I am a Mechanical Engineering student at UF currently and am starting to getting into PC gaming and the laptop handles everything I throw at it from running my CAD software, to GTA V and Fortnite on maxed out settings, and while being light enough to bring to class everyday and having good battery life."

    "Extremely light and portable, great for students who like to game on the side."

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    MSI GS65 Laptop: Explore open-world environments with this 15.6-inch MSI Stealth gaming laptop. Its VR-ready NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics card produces immersive visuals, and its hexa-core Intel Core processor and 16GB of RAM run Windows 10 smoothly. Store and access large applications efficiently thanks to the 512GB solid-state drive of this MSI Stealth gaming laptop.
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    "Love it...Not bad...Good Student Laptop...All in all, this laptop is fantastic buy and would recommend to anyone that's in the niche of buyers that want a thin and light machine to do work on the go but also likes to game without having to deal with building an extra desktop machine at home."

    "Good Student Laptop"

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    Lenovo Yoga 730 Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop: Express your digital creativity with this 13-inch Lenovo Yoga convertible laptop. It lets you sketch accurately and annotate notes with a Lenovo Active Pen 2 stylus, and its quad-core Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM provide smooth multitasking. This Lenovo Yoga convertible laptop has a 256GB solid-state drive for high-performance storage.
    $699.99
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    "Love it...Not bad...Good Student Laptop...All in all, this laptop is fantastic buy and would recommend to anyone that's in the niche of buyers that want a thin and light machine to do work on the go but also likes to game without having to deal with building an extra desktop machine at home."

    "Good Student Laptop"

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    Lenovo Yoga 730 Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop: Express your digital creativity with this 13-inch Lenovo Yoga convertible laptop. It lets you sketch accurately and annotate notes with a Lenovo Active Pen 2 stylus, and its quad-core Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM provide smooth multitasking. This Lenovo Yoga convertible laptop has a 256GB solid-state drive for high-performance storage.
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    "In love...Love it...Great for college...I bought it to take to college and I've been working with it to get used to it; it's very easy to use, has a lot of functionality (trackpad works well, face sign-in works well), and is built very solid for how thin it's."

    "Great for college"

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    Go beyond the traditional laptop. Backed by the best of Microsoft, including Windows³ and Office5 Surface Laptop complements your style with rich colors² and a natural typing experience enhanced by our Signature Alcantara® fabric-covered keyboard. Thin, light, and powerful, it fits easily in your bag. Surface Laptop is designed for Windows 10 S³ — streamlined for security and superior performance. Enjoy the Windows you know, Microsoft-verified apps delivered via the Windows Store, and the convenience of the cloud.
    $1,299.00
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    "In love...Love it...Great for college...I bought it to take to college and I've been working with it to get used to it; it's very easy to use, has a lot of functionality (trackpad works well, face sign-in works well), and is built very solid for how thin it's."

    "Great for college"

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    Go beyond the traditional laptop. Backed by the best of Microsoft, including Windows³ and Office5 Surface Laptop complements your style with rich colors² and a natural typing experience enhanced by our Signature Alcantara® fabric-covered keyboard. Thin, light, and powerful, it fits easily in your bag. Surface Laptop is designed for Windows 10 S³ — streamlined for security and superior performance. Enjoy the Windows you know, Microsoft-verified apps delivered via the Windows Store, and the convenience of the cloud.
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    "Love it...Love if...Using for college love the color choices...I bought it to take to college and I've been working with it to get used to it; it's very easy to use, has a lot of functionality (trackpad works well, face sign-in works well), and is built very solid for how thin it's."

    "Using for college love the color choices"

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    Go beyond the traditional laptop. Backed by the best of Microsoft, including Windows³ and Office5 Surface Laptop complements your style with rich colors² and a natural typing experience enhanced by our Signature Alcantara® fabric-covered keyboard. Thin, light, and powerful, it fits easily in your bag. Surface Laptop is designed for Windows 10 S³ — streamlined for security and superior performance. Enjoy the Windows you know, Microsoft-verified apps delivered via the Windows Store, and the convenience of the cloud.
    $1,299.00
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    "Love it...Love if...Using for college love the color choices...I bought it to take to college and I've been working with it to get used to it; it's very easy to use, has a lot of functionality (trackpad works well, face sign-in works well), and is built very solid for how thin it's."

    "Using for college love the color choices"

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    Go beyond the traditional laptop. Backed by the best of Microsoft, including Windows³ and Office5 Surface Laptop complements your style with rich colors² and a natural typing experience enhanced by our Signature Alcantara® fabric-covered keyboard. Thin, light, and powerful, it fits easily in your bag. Surface Laptop is designed for Windows 10 S³ — streamlined for security and superior performance. Enjoy the Windows you know, Microsoft-verified apps delivered via the Windows Store, and the convenience of the cloud.
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    "great !...Love it...Great size for commuting to and from college...It is a good laptop for a student but I returned this laptop to BestBuy and upgraded to Dell Inspiron 13" i7 16gb: 256gb ssd Pros: Screen quality 2 in 1 Cons: Battery life is not great (around 4hrs) Sound output"

    "Great size for commuting to and from college"

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    Get your day started right with this Dell laptop. The moment you open it up, you get impressive detail straight from the 13-inch screen, and then the Intel Core i5 processor kicks in to give plenty of power and rapid loading times. The 8GB of RAM and a long-lasting battery keep this Dell laptop working as hard as you do.
    $679.99
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    "great !...Love it...Great size for commuting to and from college...It is a good laptop for a student but I returned this laptop to BestBuy and upgraded to Dell Inspiron 13" i7 16gb: 256gb ssd Pros: Screen quality 2 in 1 Cons: Battery life is not great (around 4hrs) Sound output"

    "Great size for commuting to and from college"

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    Get your day started right with this Dell laptop. The moment you open it up, you get impressive detail straight from the 13-inch screen, and then the Intel Core i5 processor kicks in to give plenty of power and rapid loading times. The 8GB of RAM and a long-lasting battery keep this Dell laptop working as hard as you do.
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    "Love it...Love HP...Great for college students...No it's not perfect but it serves its purpose I go to college online and no it doesn't have Microsoft office on it but if you're a college student you can get it for free, You don't have to spend 1000$ to get a good laptop."

    "Great for college students"

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    HP Laptop: Enjoy great performance from this HP 15-inch laptop. An Intel Core i3 processor quickly processes the data coming from the 128GB M.2 hard drive, while 8GB of RAM ensures you can have multiple programs at once. Thanks to more than 10 hours of battery power, this HP 15-inch laptop could last you all day.
    $429.99
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    "Love it...Love HP...Great for college students...No it's not perfect but it serves its purpose I go to college online and no it doesn't have Microsoft office on it but if you're a college student you can get it for free, You don't have to spend 1000$ to get a good laptop."

    "Great for college students"

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    HP Laptop: Enjoy great performance from this HP 15-inch laptop. An Intel Core i3 processor quickly processes the data coming from the 128GB M.2 hard drive, while 8GB of RAM ensures you can have multiple programs at once. Thanks to more than 10 hours of battery power, this HP 15-inch laptop could last you all day.
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    "Love it...Love It!...Great computer for college kids...Seems to be ok, within 3 weeks had an issue with the sound app, had to troubleshoot it to get it corrected to run properly"

    "Great computer for college kids"

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    HP Pavilion x360 Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop: Get creative with this HP Pavilion x360 convertible laptop. This touchscreen-enabled device has a 360-degree hinge for multiple configurations, letting you create in comfort. An Intel Core i5 processor and Windows 10 provide a fast, fluid interface that's ready whenever inspiration strikes. This HP Pavilion x360 convertible laptop has a 128GB solid-state drive for lightning-fast startup and file storage, while 8GB of system memory support effective multitasking.
    $729.99
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    "Love it...Love It!...Great computer for college kids...Seems to be ok, within 3 weeks had an issue with the sound app, had to troubleshoot it to get it corrected to run properly"

    "Great computer for college kids"

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    HP Pavilion x360 Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop: Get creative with this HP Pavilion x360 convertible laptop. This touchscreen-enabled device has a 360-degree hinge for multiple configurations, letting you create in comfort. An Intel Core i5 processor and Windows 10 provide a fast, fluid interface that's ready whenever inspiration strikes. This HP Pavilion x360 convertible laptop has a 128GB solid-state drive for lightning-fast startup and file storage, while 8GB of system memory support effective multitasking.