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post #1 of 9
Thread Starter 
I am still shopping for a Laptop. But I found a few I might go into. I just need a second opinion from your guys.

Circuit City
HP Pavilion dv9030us 17" Widescreen Notebook PC
http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/HP-Pa...oductDetail.do


HP Pavilion 17†Widescreen Notebook PC (DV9010US)
http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/HP-Pa...oductDetail.do


Best Buy
HP Pavilion Notebook with Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology dv9035nr
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1158317339247

You will notices I like the HP layout of the laptop and so I am only chosing from that type of layout. I just want to know which one to get for the price and hardware. Thanks In advance!
post #2 of 9
Ok....I would say the bottem one...but, it is from best buy :/

That top one is nice but from what I see on the ratings in that there must be somthing bad about the laptop. However, to be tottaly honest, I wouldn't go with HP on a laptop. Go for Dell or Acer....both companys make GREAT laptops. The Dells are probably the best bet but Acer has some really nice deals on Newegg.....

If you do want Core 2 Duo though, get a dell....they seem to be the best choice ATM
    
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post #3 of 9
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I understand, however, I like the way that laptop have the mouse pad and button. Is hard to find one that feels good and also ordering online makes it hard if I have to exchage it or replace it. Not sure just thinking I might have to go with that HP. =/ I don't like gateway and sony way expensive.
post #4 of 9
I would say the best buy one, But Dell would be ideal, Sonys arn't worth it I have one and it was way overpriced
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post #5 of 9
HP has nice laptops, but you should order online
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post #6 of 9
i say the one with the turion 64x2. centrino duo=P.O.S.
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post #7 of 9
Actually, To be honest, I would upgrade your system if I were you, The thing I hate about laptops is you can't upgrade them and they go out of date way too fast
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post #8 of 9
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That is true, but to upgrade means I have to wait until summer of next year. New DX Cards, New Vista Mobo, and Vista would be out etc... So, for now I am stock with this slow PC.

Beside that, I was thinking more about school than about using it for my own Entertainment. Is a very hard call to which route I want to take. I do agree about laptops going out of style way to fast.
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