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post #1 of 19
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she wants a decent quality computer with a dvd burner...that's about as specific as it gets, i saw a 1000 3gig ram 250gb hdd core 2 duo asus laptop on newegg but im not sure if it has a dvd burner.
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post #2 of 19
Have a budget?
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post #3 of 19
Ironic, I am looking for a girl for my lap top




edit: Seriously, I would check the Dell site. There was a post on 15% off in the deals section and they are always closing out stuff.
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post #4 of 19
Is the girl technologically challanged? I usually reccomend MacBooks since they are so easy to use.
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post #5 of 19
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kinda but not really..she wanted a mac but i just laughed, then she went to office depot, where they told her macs were a rip off...lawls. the budgets about 1500
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post #6 of 19
I compaired my macbook ($1200 after student discount) to a equally spec'ed dell and they were withen ~$20 of each other. This was last June. As long as you don't get upgrades from Apple there isnt much ripping off to be done. Im kind of biased though because I <3 OS X.
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post #7 of 19
I was at Frys yesterday and saw an HP dual core AMD with 2Gb ram, 120Gb HDD and NVIDIA integrated 7150 graphics for $499. What more could she want?

I got my GF a Gateway laptop for Valentines and it is more then she needs. It is a dual core Intel, a 160Gb HDD, 2Gb ram and intel integrated graphics. It was $499 a few weeks ago, but Frys has it for $549.
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post #8 of 19
Its advisable (for a girl) to get a MacBook through Apple Store for Education or a Sony VAIO FZ Series notebook.
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post #9 of 19
$1500 you can get a 15.4 inch macbook pro
Refurbished MacBook Pro 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
15.4-inch widescreen display
2GB memory
120GB hard drive
8x SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT with 128MB of GDDR3 memory
Built-in iSight Camera
total: $1449

or

NEW MACBOOK 13 INCH
2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
2GB memory
160GB hard drive1
Double-layer SuperDrive
Ships: Within 24 hours
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$1,299.00
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post #10 of 19
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she wants a decent quality computer with a dvd burner...that's about as specific as it gets, i saw a 1000 3gig ram 250gb hdd core 2 duo asus laptop on newegg but im not sure if it has a dvd burner.
Ok, if you see any laptop $800+, I am very certain, they have a DVD burner. If like $1500+, there's Lightscribe.
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