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I have been doing some research and I am thinking of getting this laptop

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834230130

My question is, Is there another laptop with better specs around same price range and my max budget is 700 Brand I am not set on as long as it is not a mac or some lesser known brand.
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Check this one out.

http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/c...abber|10249JU&

Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 Intel Core i7 2GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Widescreen Notebook

8GB 1333Mhz RAM
750GB HD

If you add it to your cart, it will come out to be $999

Apply this code: USPZ59J1027 to bring it to $699 with free shipping. Looks like a nice deal!

And here is another deal if you want one with better graphics and a larger screen (but less HD size and less RAM)
http://configure.us.dell.com/dellsto...16&lid=1003790

Dell XPS 17 Intel Core i5 2.4GHz 17.3" Widescreen Notebook
Store: Dell Home
Price: $693.99 via coupon code "7WR1C2?HTTQQ11" (choose 6GB RAM, 1 year warranty) with free shipping
Lowest By: $72
Is It Worth It?: At $694, this is the least-expensive Dell XPS 17 laptop we've ever seen. The quad-core desktop replacement packs a Sandy Bridge Core i5 CPU, 6GB of RAM, and a 500GB hard drive. Gamers and HD aficionados can also take advantage of the laptop's NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M 1GB video card, which should make all graphics-heavy apps run smoother.
Edited by OldMold - 11/3/11 at 6:57pm
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Oh nice, But IDK how long those codes will last, I just picked up a job and it won't be till December when I get the laptop (or maybe on Black Friday.)
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Originally Posted by andyroo89 View Post
Oh nice, But IDK how long those codes will last, I just picked up a job and it won't be till December when I get the laptop (or maybe on Black Friday.)
Regarding sale prices, they're pretty common. Might be +/- $50 depending on the week.

Lenovo Ideapad Y570, $670 with i3 and Nvidia 555M: http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/c...%3A000049D0%3A

Also what exactly is your criteria? Preference on 14" vs. 15", fast GPU, good battery life etc. Well you could even get a decent 13" laptop (or 17" if you want something huge) in that price range.
 
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Originally Posted by jrbroad77 View Post
Regarding sale prices, they're pretty common. Might be +/- $50 depending on the week.

Lenovo Ideapad Y570, $670 with i3 and Nvidia 555M: http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/c...%3A000049D0%3A

Also what exactly is your criteria? Preference on 14" vs. 15", fast GPU, good battery life etc. Well you could even get a decent 13" laptop (or 17" if you want something huge) in that price range.
15 inch is fine, I am looking for fast cpu with large amount of DDR memory and decent size HDD with memory card reader. I won't be gaming with this (using my desktop for that) I know it may seem like a overkill for college, but I will be making powerpoints and editing videos too. so just looking for something like that around my budget.
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