I'm currently in the market as well with a similar budget. I'm very close to going with the new MacBook Pro, which seems totally solid for my needs. I feel a bit locked into the MacOS ecosystem with my workflow, or else I'd maybe venture elsewhere. Apple hardware really is well-designed too and I spend a lot of time with my machine, so this counts for a lot.
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