Good Value Laptop
Retina Macbook Pro getting better and better every year. Any generation from Late 2013 to now is amazing. What I like;
a) Intel i7 Quad Core Processor 2.8 super fast (can handle big and multiple programs)
b) 16 GB Ram: so much visualization, virtualization, even if you notice all web pages had live streaming, you work on multiple windows or tabs, antivirus stay in memory, you need at least 16GB to work flawlessly. Not required, if you just do internet browsing or regular MS Office, letter, emails then you will be ok with 8GB. But 16GB is the best choice, because you can not upgrade ram later, that solder to motherboard.
c) Dual Graphics Card: can handle multiple applications, run smoothly, great for developers, graphics designers or IT people and also for gamers.
d) Flash SSD Drive: This is the only chip that is upgradable, so you can buy 512GB initially or 256GB then later you can upgrade to higher size or smarter way get external drive, time capsule would be the best choice so you would have full backup of your hard drive, if something happens. you can save tons of money just having time machine setup. I bought 2TB Time Capsule, use as time machine and file server plus one of the best internet builtin Router.
e) Beautiful Retina screen is really worth it, very vivid, clean, clear, super sharp screen, love it.
f) Apple is name of reliability: not like windows that crash each week or get infected by viruses. Or patches and patches sent by Microsoft each week.
g) AppleCare: Bit extra money but its worth it. Apple tech service is amazing, I dont work for Apple but I love apple products. 3 years extended apple warranty is really worth it. Anything happens, you are covered. My 2014 macbook pro retina has some screen issues, I spoke to apple support, they replace the whole screen. I guess cost you over $600 to get it fixed otherwise. In applecare they replace it free. Apple warranty is million time better than best buy or another third party vendors. Well, this is my personal opinion.