Alienware. Most design software works with both major operating systems so that shouldn't be an issue. I would dual-boot Linux for development.
thanks, i plan to use linux. boot of external mainly. however life expectedness of alienware over macbook pro ?2y, 14w 2 replies
Well, the only thing I can offer for your consideration in that department is that the MBP has *no* user-serviceable parts, while Alienware has a couple (although still not as much as say, an older Thinkpad. You'll be able to replace some parts as time goes on with the Alienware, while the MBP is just what you ordered for the lifetime of the machine.2y, 14w 1 reply +¹