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Recommending a Laptop for my parents.

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My parents are in the market for a new laptop so they asked me for any recommendations I may have.

I hate laptops with a passion, I suppose because everyone I've ever owned has been a slow pile of junk. Even now my gf has an i7 quad laptop with dedicated graphics and its a turd just like the rest.

But anyways, theres only a few basic things this thing needs to do well, browse the web, Itunes, play HD movies, and other basic applications, has to have a 17'' screen, preferably 1920x1080 res, but for the price point I know will probably be hard, so lower is not out of the question. Looking to stay under $700, I'm considering getting one with the new Llano APU's but haven't made up my mind yet.

Any input is welcome, thanks
 
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Lenovo V570
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15.6'' display.

This is one I'm looking at currently.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...887&CatId=4938
 
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15.6'' display.

This is one I'm looking at currently.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...887&CatId=4938
IMO Lenovo has better quality thane Gateway. Are they looking for a 17.3"?
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IMO Lenovo has better quality thane Gateway. Are they looking for a 17.3"?
Yes, it has to be at least a 17.3"
 
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Heres an AMD A6 from staples:
http://www.staples.com/Toshiba-Satel...product_331466
At $479.99 I think its an amazing deal, however its out of stock online. You can still pick it up in store though.
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That is a good deal.
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Heres an AMD A6 from staples:
http://www.staples.com/Toshiba-Satel...product_331466
At $479.99 I think its an amazing deal, however its out of stock online. You can still pick it up in store though.


Wow what a great deal, the staples around the corner had one left. I went ahead and picked it up. Thanks +rep
 
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