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What is your maximum budget?

400

What country are you in?

USA

What will be the uses of this laptop?

traveling abroad, watching youtube, storing video and photos until i get home, internet stuff, word processing, skype if its feasible on budget

Do you have brand loyalty or care which brands we select for you?

no

What screen size do you require?

not sure

What screen resolution do you require?

not sure

Are you looking to buy NEW or would refurbished/recertified/used be okay?

i open to anything but would prefer to have good warranty

How long should the battery last? (Under optimal conditions, no movies/games/heavy internet)

5 hours

What games would you like to play with your laptop? And on what settings?

not meant for gaming

What operating system do you need? (if any)

i have windows 7 on desktop, whatever makes compatibility easier?

Is there a certain style of laptop you want? (aluminum, black, gaming, etc.)

dont want anyhting particularly flashy or stand out

How much hard drive space do you need?

i might be shooting some HD video, but i doubt i will need more than 10-20 gigs

Do you need any special hardware? (blue ray, webcam, specialty ports, etc.)

webcam might be nice, but definitely not a need

Is there anything else we need to know?

skype would be a nice addition, but its a want not a need. traveling to UK/France in June then maybe Italy/Thailand later this year/early next year

thanks in advance!
Edited by ritterbalck - 5/19/11 at 8:20am
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HP DM1z, Lenovo x120e, ASUS EEE 1215B, or any other e350 fusion based netbook.
   
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Samsung 840 EVO 120GB Corsair H50 Windows 8.1 64-bit ASUS VH238H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6G Corsair Professional HX650W Fractal Design Define Mini SteelSeries Ikari Laser 
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Intel Core i5-2410M Lenovo NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M 1GB GDDR5 Samsung 8GB 1333MHz CL9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
RunCore 30GB mSATA SSD + Western Digital Caviar... LG BD-ROM / DVD RW Cooler Master NotePal U2 Windows 7 Home Premium 
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