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im looking for a laptop for my wife to use so she will stay off my desktop lol!!! money isint too big of an issure.......do i go dell xps?? or what??

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post #2 of 17
IBM Thinkpad
or
Macbook/macbook pro.


The only 2 laptops I'd buy.....
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post #3 of 17
HP or Compaq. They use AMD Turion as an option (IMO the best not extremely battery-sucking and overpriced laptop CPU) and their new design is awesome.
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post #4 of 17
GO with a mac , simple ,sturdy, long battery life.
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post #5 of 17
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Originally Posted by money11465 View Post
HP or Compaq. They use AMD Turion as an option (IMO the best not extremely battery-sucking and overpriced laptop CPU) and their new design is awesome.
Funny joke?
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post #6 of 17
Macbook. Easily.

She's not a gamer, I'm assuming.

If she is, go IBM, Toshiba, or Sony.
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post #7 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by selectodude View Post
Funny joke?
ya. I don't get it?

Core duo pwns the turion.

Oh, and core 2 duo is more powerful and only uses slightly more battery...so....I'm lost here..
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post #8 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pyr0m1 View Post
Macbook. Easily.

She's not a gamer, I'm assuming.

If she is, go IBM, Toshiba, or Sony.

yeah im looking at the macbook pro 17 inch and its way cheaper that a dell....she does however spend lots of time on the computer, she likes the sill games like bejewled and her slot machine games. how about cooling do laptops cool better now a days i got a gateway laptop a while ago and it would get so hot the mobo would fry so im kinda worried bout cooling too
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post #9 of 17
There's a mac version of Bejeweled and various slot machines.

Lappies cool a lot better nowadays. If you leave them on for a few days running something it might warm your lap, but other than that they're pretty cool.
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post #10 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by money11465 View Post
HP or Compaq. They use AMD Turion as an option (IMO the best not extremely battery-sucking and overpriced laptop CPU) and their new design is awesome.
Turions are cheap if price is a concern. But if not... I would also recommend HP/Compaq cause they also have C2Ds.
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