Ask your college for which models they suggest for your major. There is really no reason for either high end machine in my opinion.
Hi! So, this is my first post, and I really need help. I am absolutely torn between choosing a laptop for college. I've never really had one for school, but I guess I will definitely need one now. Money is not that big a deal (****** comment), and the Mac that I like is the base model 2, with the i5 Intel chip, 256GB of storage. For the Dell, I'm thinking about the FHD model with 256gb of storage, 8gb of RAM and i5 chip. Don't really game on it, I would use it for regular college activities, (not programming, and probably not editing). I do have a LOT of music, though, and I enjoy watching movies and what not online. I have always been a Windows user, but I have an iPad and Android phone, so I don't really mind changing to Mac OS. Can you please give some advice?