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looking for a sub 400 dollar laptop for my nephew

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Looking for a laptop for my nephew. I want to keep the price less than 400 USD. Only requirements are that its black in color. All he will use it for is basic web, office and maybe youtube videos. He doesn't game at all, and for this price point, he wont be able to game much anyways.

This was the best deal I could find.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230985

Any thoughts on this product? Anyone know of any others? Ive been looking around all day.
post #2 of 6
You could opt for a Chromebook if all he's going to do is surf the web, do some typing, and watch Youtube. You can use Google Docs to type up word documents or creaete spreadsheets. Otherwise if he wants more than that go with whatever you already found.
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post #3 of 6
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He is into art. I figure for program compatibility reasons, it would be best to stick with windows.
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Hey OP that's probably the best bang for buck deal on a laptop with those specs that you will find
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I5 2500k @4.1ghz Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 (3waysli) 2 gtx 560 ti's evga super clocked G.Skill 8gigs 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
500gig 7200rpm hdd + corsair force gt SSD 120 gig corsair h60 Windows 7 acer S231HL 
PowerCaseAudioOther
800 watt corsair NZXT Tempest EVO  USB Creative sound blaster X-FI Go Pro Razer Carcharias headphones 
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AMD K12 quadcore processor 4MB l2 cache 358D AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6620G integrated  AMD Radeon 6750M dedicated (crossfired with 6620g) 
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6gigs 640 5,000 RPM Blue ray player Coolin pad and hp coolsense tempature control 
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Windows 7 Asus Beats 
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Phenom 6core 1045T @ 3.2 Ghz ASUS M4A89TD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890FX Amd radeon 6870 8gigs ddr3 1600 
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post #5 of 6
The Laptop in the OP is great for that budget, it's actually $399 on Amazon so you are getting a great deal.
post #6 of 6
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the re-assurance you guys, I went ahead and ordered it. My nephew is gonna be stoked. He has never had his own computer before.
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