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so i got a new laptop, its not for gaming, so i went gateway, lol:

Intel Centrino duo dual core 1.6GHZ each, 533mhz fsb, 2MB cache

1GB of DDR2 667mhz

120GB SATA HD 5400rpm

intel 950 GFX, not good, but i dont intend to game on it

15.4" widescreen

4 USB 2.0, 1 VGA, 1 S-vid, 1 firewire, 1 PCMCIA, one DVD-RW and so on and so forth, lol

and a darn good deal at 700 bucks
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Nice. Load Linux on it and that baby will fly (you said it's not for gaming anyways).
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Gaming or not, gateways bloww......
    
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uh no, this gateway doesnt blow, unless you mean blows through multi-threaded apps like the wind. so far i give it a perfect 5 out of 5
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Gateway is by no means a bad computer company, I personally find their prices to sometimes be high but for the most part the quality is on par.
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I had a 700 dollar Gateway that broke 4 days after the warranty ended. I don't trust cheap laptops anymore.
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lol selecto, they had a timer in there to break exactly after the warrenty ended

i thought the price for those parts was a good deal, i got it at best buy becuase this isnt a big project, just something to use for work and when im out and around and want to use a computer
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Quote:
Originally Posted by selectodude
I had a 700 dollar Gateway that broke 4 days after the warranty ended. I don't trust cheap laptops anymore.
I hate when that happens. That is why I don't buy extended warranties anymore. I like to live dangerously .
Nothing wrong with a cheap laptop. I got mine for $400 and it totally kicks ass. Chances are that if it's crap it will break down while it still has some warranty, in which case you can take it back (if you have really good persuasion skills you can have them take it back even a month after it expires).
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 13 3 @ 7 l 3 13 0 y
i got it at best buy
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

###BEST BUY###

I don't think I will ever really shop at best buy again....I got the video I bought recently from Circuit City
    
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