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I know this is not news, but my dad....I don't know what's with him, I just got a laptop for school(ordered on internet, so he didn't know, but used my own money) and he thinks the laptop is not good because it was $400(o.o)
So did I got a good deal? http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...?Sku=W330-3000

He said he was going to get a laptop for me from Walmart. Which of the laptop is a better deal that the one I bought??
http://www.walmart.com/catalog/categ...&catNavId=4070
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post #2 of 14
Can't see the wal-mart one but if its just for school and with a clean version of XP, it should run fine. I'm looking into cheap laptops myself.
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Also, what is a better deal? A $1000 laptop or a $500. For like a 14-18 years old, such as for school, multimedia use, maybe gaming(little gaming).
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post #4 of 14
IMO 1000 dollars is the lower limit for a laptop. Anything under that isn't really worth your time.
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post #5 of 14
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Originally Posted by selectodude View Post
IMO 1000 dollars is the lower limit for a laptop. Anything under that isn't really worth your time.
If you are considering gaming with this statement then yes, but otherwise some great lappies,sans gaming, can be had for as low as $700 IMO.
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post #6 of 14
I doubt you're going to be able to do much gaming with a celeron M processor and 512 MB ram. I'd say at least $1000 to get a laptop in order to get adequate power. IMO
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What does IMO mean??? Gaming such as crappy RPGS, CS:CZ, CS 1.6
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post #8 of 14
IMO = in my opinion
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in my opinion
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post #10 of 14
That laptop will work fine for light gaming with the games you suggested. Which of those Wal-Mart laptops was your father looking at specifically?
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