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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-396-_-Product

or

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Toshiba+...5212&cp=1&lp=1

Both are around the same price. Pretty sure the I3 is faster, but will it be fine with only 3gb of ram? This laptop would mostly be used for web search, microsoft word, and watching hd videos.
Edited by yesitsmario - 8/4/11 at 9:59pm
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i3 is faster.

with the price of RAM these days, you could swap it out pretty cheap
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This laptop would mostly be used for web search, microsoft word, and watching hd videos.
Why worry about only 3GB of memory?
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i3 is faster.

with the price of RAM these days, you could swap it out pretty cheap
Ya, I'll probably replace the whole thing with an 8gb kit

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Why worry about only 3GB of memory?
I thought 4gb was like the minimum nowadays. I'm going to go to best buy this weekend and see if I can mess with it there. This is going to be for my mom, so it should be more than adequate as is.
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