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I know it is outrageous that I said a laptop for under 300 dollar but my friend is kind of poor, and he need a laptop for under 300 dollar.

What is he doing on the laptop?
Browsing, watching YouTube and Steam.

Screen Resolution: 11" or 13" and maybe 14" if it fit in the profit.

You see, my friend's parent want to get a Chromebook because it is cheap and fit the task EXCEPT Steam. The specs for Chromebook is a bit bad, and I don't want him to regret getting a Chromebook that has a bit bad specs.

I have till January to find a laptop under 300 bucks.
     
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Depending on where you're from you may want to look at Dells outlet. After Christmas especially they have really good deals on new in box laptops. Don't know how close you'll get to $300 for a laptop for even basic games.
 
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post #3 of 26
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Originally Posted by Matt-Matt View Post

Depending on where you're from you may want to look at Dells outlet. After Christmas especially they have really good deals on new in box laptops. Don't know how close you'll get to $300 for a laptop for even basic games.

He said that he doesn't care about the basic games.
Just Browsing, Emails, YouTube and Steam/
     
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post #4 of 26
Is steam not basic games?
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post #5 of 26
Staples has a few solid laptops for around $300. See what your local stores have in-stock.

I bought my mother a Lenovo AMD Ultrabook for $400 for Christmas.
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post #6 of 26

Here are three you can look atthumb.gif

here

here

here

    
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Originally Posted by TomahawkGamer View Post

Here are three you can look at:thumb:
here
here
here

Does "DELL Latitude E4300 ASB Notebook with Armor Shield Black Intel Core 2 Duo 2.20GHz 13.3" 2GB Memory 80GB HDD DVD±R/RW" and "DELL Latitude D630 Notebook Intel Core 2 Duo 2.00GHz 2GB Memory 60GB HDD CDRW/DVD" allowed you to upgrade your RAM to 4GB? 2GB seem kind of a bit weak considering that Google Chrome use a lot of virtual RAM.
     
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post #8 of 26
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dklic6 View Post

Is steam not basic games?

He's not going to play any games after all he play mostly on his XBOX.
He just use Steam for a chat to communicate with me because I don't own XBOX.
     
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post #9 of 26
If you can get to a frys that has one in stock here is one for $280
http://www.frys.com/product/7344774?site=sa:adpages%20page:P2_FRI%20date:121412
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post #10 of 26
Used is the best way you can go, I'm sure you can get a decent laptop with a second generation i3 or i5 with a decent gpu for that much.
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