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Alright guys here's the deal:

A friends notebook was recently stolen from his house on campus. It was a Compaq Presario(not sure of the exact model). It wasn't a great computer, but did just fine for word processing, listening to music, and browsing the web.

I've been looking at some replacements for him with a budget of about $550 USD. It's a tad low, but the memory can always be upgraded later if need be.

Anyways, let me know what you guys come up with. The price has to be around $500-550. Thanks in advance, the help is always appreciated!
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http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/sys/220920235.html

http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/sys/219743244.html

http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/sys/219111586.html - offer him $500

http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/sys/218845151.html

Craig's List is your friend
    
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A bunch of current sales in your state.
http://salescircular.com/wi/computer/laptpp.shtml
    
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that sux, why hasn't someone stuck a GPS located thing in a laptop so people can locate it?

or have they...cuz i've never seen it yet
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At my mother's job, they use macs, and they lend out laptops for use on the job and to take home (lending period is a year). When she got a new job, they had used their budget for something besides laptops. So, long story short, with her previous mac/crashing/antiproductivity experience, she got a standard x86 (AMD64 really) PC from CompUSA (She loves it, it needs a RAM upgrade, but she still says it is much faster than the macs they gave her). It is an Acer, but was a little cheaper and has exactly the same specs as this one:
http://www.compusa.com/products/prod...306us_Notebook
It costs $600 and has a Turion CPU, IMHO the best mobile CPU there is except Turion X2 and C2D, both extremely expensive.
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Thanks for the info guys, especially Duke. I never knew about the Sales Circular site.
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