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Cyber Needs Uber Laptop: basically clueless

post #1 of 72
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Yep I don't keep up with laptop HW.

What's uber?

I need a laptop that can do stuff...fast...I hate waiting for slowness

So it's gotta have a fast processor fast RAM and a fast storage system (SSD?)

What's the prognosis? Please suggest a suitable piece of equipment.

Oh and it needs to be portable...22" screen not required...lol
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what kind of budget are you lookin at?
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You can get SLI'ed 8800GTX go's D
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Not sure...can you get an uber lappie for a grand?
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Another factor: is there one that is at a store where I could go buy it? I kind of don't want to wait...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CyberDruid View Post
Another factor: is there one that is at a store where I could go buy it? I kind of don't want to wait...
what do you have close to you: best buy, frys, ect, ect.
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post #7 of 72
The best laptop for a grand is the Asus F8SV: 2.2GHz Core 2 Duo, 2GB DDR2, 8600M GT with 256 VRAM. It's available from Newegg and got great reviews. Grab a 4 GB kit of 2x2 DDR2 and you'll be set!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=Asus%2bF8SV
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post #8 of 72
I think Costco in the states has sick laptops...Cyber you want this for gaming or buisness? 8800's or will a simple 8600 do?
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post #9 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by CyberDruid View Post
Not sure...can you get an uber lappie for a grand?
At $1000 from what I've seen you would just be getting into the decent category as far as cpu and graphics (in most retail stores). I think that for a decent non-integrated graphics solution you would be more in the $1500 range. Better deals to be found online.
post #10 of 72
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I think gaming would add to the uber factor immensely...but I really don't know if it's necessary.

I am close to Circuit City and Best Buy.

Thanks for the input guys.
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