What are you going to use the laptop for? i have a very fast laptop(3.8ghz 2mb l2 cache , 2 60gb 7200rpm, 8mb buf, 2 gb 533mhz ram, geforce 6800 256 mbp, etc) but its not very portable and also cost 3.5 grand lol.
I reccomend HP as they have some good portable notebooks that have some power...but if you need a gaming pc, alienware is the way to go (but there is supposively bad support, but since your a computer science major you can probably handle yourself)
PS. What college are you going to? Im in going into 10th grade and want to be a computer sience major myself (MIT or caltech if SATs are good enough). I am becoming A+ certified this summer and love computers. What career are you planning on taking?
I need some help here. I am starting to look for a laptop for college, i will be studying Computer Science so i want a powerful notebook. I have been looking all around from the new Apple MacBook Pro to most of the PC ones. If anybody could give me some insight on what to buy it would be greatly appreciated. I am willing to spend to about $2000.