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Frederik
post Jan 31 2010, 07:51 PM
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what is the best bang for the buck laptop?
i need it as my main computer. want to watch video, play small games, record music at a small scale, use Reason, and do my school work.
give some options. price can vary from 500-1000$ or a tad more if needed

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post Jan 31 2010, 08:50 PM
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try to find a laptop with an intel Core I7 processor, that will allow you to do anything!

if i could do it again, i wouldnt get a laptop, they are just not convenient for anything but mobility. other than that, you just run into problems like over heating, battery life, non upgradable parts etc



look at alienware computers, they have their new i7 laptops starting at 799 USD


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post Jan 31 2010, 08:59 PM
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I will say ACER laptops in general, they have a low price vs. the performance imo. , but has still some quality, even that ASUS, SONY and others have more sturdier chassis....

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post Jan 31 2010, 09:21 PM
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Cool guys!
more options and advises are welcome
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post Jan 31 2010, 11:52 PM
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QUOTE (VictorUK @ Jan 31 2010, 10:00 PM) *
i think these quad core dell ones where pretty cheap for the price.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Dell-Studio-1557-Int...=item2304f72552


+1 Victor, we have been using a lot of Dells in our companies during the years and never had any serious problems with them, and their customer support is also excellent. Forgot to mention them above.

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Hey,
Dell is really good value for money, only the battery is something that does not last long. Usual battery life is one year. They have very good customer service. ACER in my opinion is low quality. But, for 1000$ you can think of lenovo thinkpad t500 with 4 gb. It comes around 950 bucks. But, the life of these laptops from battery to everything else is uncomparable. They just seem to last forever, they usually are phased out only because of higher software requirements.If you stick to a particular OS then these are the laptops to have.
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post Feb 1 2010, 02:16 AM
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My vote for Dell as well, they hold a good standard.


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post Feb 11 2010, 03:43 PM
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pretty much any computer can do what you need these days,


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