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My friend needs one.
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I have never seen a good laptop that cheap
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Ebay you can get a dual core pentium or turion for 400 I think.

Best I can do for now: http://cgi.ebay.com/DELL-INSPIRON-15...QQcmdZViewItem

This is a pentium but its pretty good it has 1gb RAM
http://cgi.ebay.com/Dell-Latitude-D6...QQcmdZViewItem
    
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I have never seen a good laptop that cheap
It just needs to be able to do college stuff.

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Ebay you can get a dual core pentium for 400 I think.
Like i said AMD only i don't want him to throw his money away. And they sell AMD laptops for 450 at some places anyways so if he was going that high I am sure he would spring for the usable laptop.
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I have one that you could probably get for about $300 , I paid $800 for it about 3 yrs ago

AMD 754 64 bit 3200
1gb Dual Channel
80gb SATA 7200RPM
15.4" Widescreen
Nvidia GO440 64mb Dedicated

Worked nicely untill I took it apart to get the screen

Its a Compaq R3000
    
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Originally Posted by Licht View Post
It just needs to be able to do college stuff.



Like i said AMD only i don't want him to throw his money away. And they sell AMD laptops for 450 at some places anyways so if he was going that high I am sure he would spring for the usable laptop.
Ebay link for an Inspiron 1501

On a side note, I assure you, he won't "throw his money away" with an intel-platform laptop.
 
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you could try looking on price watch
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Ebay link for an Inspiron 1501

On a side note, I assure you, he won't "throw his money away" with an intel-platform laptop.
Key words : Well and Built.

Most Intel machines are slapped together which is usually why they aren't very good. They are build to be cheap and catch the eye allot of the time pointing out the flaw in the machine as something good. An Intel machine can be well built but companies have completely destroyed my trust in any Intel machine unless i know the exact specs on every last part in the machine and know they work together and work together well.

Way too expensive but VERY nice find.

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I have one that you could probably get for about $300 , I paid $800 for it about 3 yrs ago

AMD 754 64 bit 3200
1gb Dual Channel
80gb SATA 7200RPM
15.4" Widescreen
Nvidia GO440 64mb Dedicated

Worked nicely untill I took it apart to get the screen

Its a Compaq R3000
So the screen doesn't work or isn't there? =\\
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You could try Craigslist.com that way you can at least see the comp before you buy.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Licht View Post
Key words : Well and Built.

Most Intel machines are slapped together which is usually why they aren't very good. They are build to be cheap and catch the eye allot of the time pointing out the flaw in the machine as something good. An Intel machine can be well built but companies have completely destroyed my trust in any Intel machine unless i know the exact specs on every last part in the machine and know they work together and work together well.
That's not true, the AMD machines are built by the same companies and factories as the Intel ones I really don't know what you're talking about.. an Intel Core Duo or C2D based machine will run faster and cooler then an AMD based dual core, and use less battery power.
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