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    Which ever one I buy, I will nearly max out the specs. I will get the 1TB SSD drive, the highest available processor, and 16GB of RAM.

    A lot of the time I will be able to connect it to at least one other monitor, so I will be able to see the code on a bigger screen.

    I will also be running both Windows and Linux on the machine, and will have multiple VMs. With that being said, I am wondering if the quad core i7 in the 15 inch will be that much better than the dual core i7 in the 13 inch.

    Any help is greatly appreciated.
    05-03-2015 05:13 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    I'm a fan of more screen real estate on a laptop...
    05-03-2015 05:40 PM
  3. Dlemos's Avatar
    I have a 15 inch MacBook Pro, a gift from my husband. This baby was maxed out also. Which allowed it to last this long (7yrs). Plus, it helped that I was able to get a free motherboard due to a bad NVIDIA chip.
    05-03-2015 06:15 PM
  4. Bigeric23's Avatar
    For your use case, yes, the 15-inch quad-core i7 would be best. I can run 3 VMs at once without issue.
    05-03-2015 07:04 PM

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