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I am looking at a few laptops to buy and I would love to hear from you. I am still reading and learning about laptop performance since I'm a noob to lappys. I want to find the best one I can for around 600 dollars but I can spend more if need be. My use would be emails, web browsing, and light gaming. Like SWTOR (if that is light?) I like larger screens 15.6-17 inch. I also don't care what brand, Asus, Acer, Sager, HP, Samsung, Dell, Lenovo, Toshiba, etc. etc. biggrin.gif

I got some emails today of sales and wanted to ask what you think?

http://deals.bestbuy.com//microsoft+premium+collection/product/4815065/hp++156quot+pavilion+laptop++6gb+memory++640gb+hard+drive++dark+umber

http://www.staples.com/Toshiba-Satellite-L775D-S7340-173-Laptop/product_375473&cmArea=CIRCULAR

http://www.staples.com/office/supplies/StaplesProductDisplay?&storeId=10001&langId=-1&catalogId=10051&partNumber=423373&cmArea=CIRCULAR

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834215245

I like that acer!

maybe build one?

http://www.xoticpc.com/
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post #2 of 14
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This is nice too.

http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/laptops/NP305V5A-A0DUS-specs
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i just bought a lenovo that im happy with for 359.00 from best buy
 
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post #5 of 14
Get this: Asus N53SV-XV2.

It is $800, but it is worth it because it has:


Core i7-2630QM 2.0GHz Quad Core CPU
500GB 7200rpm HDD
15.6" (1920x1080) LCD

It only has 4gb of ram, but ram is super cheap anyway.
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post #6 of 14
That A8 HP is a bad ass deal.
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post #7 of 14
I don't like AMD processors, but for that price those HPs look good.
Don't go with the Toshiba.
If you want to build a laptop, especially a gaming one, look at Sager.
And as far as Lenovo goes, I only really like their Thinkpads, but their other ones have gotten better recently.
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post #9 of 14
Well, do you want a laptop or a notebook, because if you want a notebook this is the best deal hands down at the moment.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1104483&CatId=4965
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post #10 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by S.M. View Post

That A8 HP is a bad ass deal.

Too bad they're known for their motherboards failing.

Lenovo all the way, recommended them to like 6 people, they all loved them
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