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Hey guys, I need a little help finding a notebook. There is so many options out there, and I'm having a hard time picking out a good deal since I have no experience with mobile processors.

My budget is between 300-600, looking for the best price/ performance within that price range smile.gif. It is just used as a facebook machine/ HTPC, so only specifications I would like to see is an HDMI out, and something that will out perform my CQ50 (I don't think that will be very difficult tongue.gif). I also have a SSD I can throw in it, so HDD does not matter as it will not be staying in there.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, and please note that I am in Canada. biggrin.gif
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http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230202

ASUS U46 Series U46E-BAL5. 3.2 GHz I5 + 8GB RAM + 750 GB HDD + sexy etched aluminum look. I'd say "win". thumb.gif

$800 laptop refurbished for $550. I've had extremely good experiences with refurbished products off newegg.com, and the one i linked you to has great reviews.
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Originally Posted by crimsontears809739 View Post

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230202

ASUS U46 Series U46E-BAL5. 3.2 GHz I5 + 8GB RAM + 750 GB HDD + sexy etched aluminum look. I'd say "win". thumb.gif

$800 laptop refurbished for $550. I've had extremely good experiences with refurbished products off newegg.com, and the one i linked you to has great reviews.

Thanks! thumb.gif

I think this may be a winner but if anyone else finds anything please post it, I don't think I will be able to place an order until tomorrow if not later in the week. I'm still interested in refurbs though, if I think it will go fast I can order it tonight.
    
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Similar spec, bigger screen :
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230348

Thank you! I was just looking at that one too smile.gif
    
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