I'm heading back to university at the end of September so I am looking to buy a laptop. I have had laptops in the past but never really used them at university, however, this year I will be living further away from campus so I will probably use it more. I have looked at both PC laptops and Mac laptops and I am definately wanting to get a Mac. I have just set up a hackintosh and I love the OS. I have used Macs before but I have never had a brand new one. I got a brand new MBP as an insurance replacement once, but sold it without opening it, only to buy a 2nd hand, dented one a few months later. Anyway, I have been looking on the Apple store and the following are my choices: 1) 13" Macbook, 2.4GHz, 2GB DDR3, 250GB HDD, Illuminated Keyboard @ £799 2) 15" Macbook Pro, 2.4GHz, 2GB DDR3, 250GB HDD, 9600M GT GPU @ £969 3) 13" Macbook Pro, 2.26GHz, 2GB DDR3, 160GB HDD @ £770 4) 15" Macbook Pro, 2.53GHz, 4GB DDR3, 250GB HDD @ £1110 Options 1 & 2 are both refurbs, which I have been against in the past, mainly because typically, refurbs cost about the same (or at most £20 less) than the HE store price. However, I was wondering if the refurb 15" would perform better in SL as it has a dedicated GPU. Options 3 & 4 are both new and from the HE Store. The advantage of these 2 is that I would get the 3 year warranty as standard so wouldn't have to pay an extra £100+ for AppleCare. However, neither have a dedicated GPU. What are your thoughts? EDIT: My uses: Web Development, graphic design (web orientated), general uni stuff (word processing, powerpoint, etc). A bit of video editing. I will also be connecting either laptop to an external screen when I'm at home.