It's a dell latitude E6410 with 8GB of RAM and an i5 CPU
Most important to me is CPU/RAM (speed). I don't use a lot of storage because once I dropped my laptop and lost all my info. So I keep my local info to a minimum.
It's pretty old now, but now that I got my first programming job I can buy one under $1000. I'm taking recommendations :)
The first computer in bought with my first salary (which I almost completely spent on it) was a Thinkpad X1 Carbon (1st Gen). Still serving me well today 6 years later.
I wouldn't hesitate to put more money for something that lasts
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