In order to make it easier for incoming students, we here at the Dartmouth Computer Store have put together a list of recommended laptops. We have organized these by tier: Basic mid, and high for both Mac's and PC's for the student's convenience.
MacBook Air 13"
M1 8 Core CPU 7 Core GPU 8GB RAM 256 GB SSD
MacBook Pro 14"
M1 PRO CHIP 16 GB RAM 512 GB SSD
MacBook Pro 16"
M1 Pro Chip 16GB RAM 1TB SSD