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Eee PC 900 and an $800 computer, but what about your sig rig? You could put that $800 to some pretty good use there.
    
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A good $600 laptop
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post #13 of 48
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Originally Posted by nathris View Post
Eee PC 900 and an $800 computer, but what about your sig rig? You could put that $800 to some pretty good use there.
What is an Eee PC 900?
My sig rig is staying home unfortunately.
post #14 of 48
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And nice, but that puts me at $700 for my desktop. not much to work with O_O
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Heres the Asus Eee pc http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834220246 A very basic laptop that is ultra portable
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post #17 of 48
Definitely go Eee PC + desktop. It's the best low cost laptop you can get right now
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post #18 of 48
damn ^ beat me to it. I was gonna say get an EEE laptop from Asus, and then buy some desktop parts off newegg.

that 8500gt won't cut it for a graphics card. Get a 9600GT, they're cheap and perform very well IMO
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post #19 of 48
Go Mac for your laptop. It's Mac so no distractions by games/downloading porn. Also reliability is key because you don't want your laptop crashing with say your semester notes/papers on it. I got the laptop in my signature refurbished from apple.ca. What they basically do is take a laptop that may have been traded in or returned, fix any problems, replace the screen and put it in a new case. Mine was 900$ then I got 4GB's of RAM for about $100 from a Apple dealer.

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Go Mac for your laptop. It's Mac so no distractions by games/downloading porn. Also reliability is key because you don't want your laptop crashing with say your semester notes/papers on it. I got the laptop in my signature refurbished from apple.ca. What they basically do is take a laptop that may have been traded in or returned, fix any problems, replace the screen and put it in a new case. Mine was 900$ then I got 4GB's of RAM for about $100 from a Apple dealer.

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While I do like Macs and think they're great for school, the OP mentioned that he wants a laptop that's going to be able to do some gaming. That automatically puts a Mac out of the question, seeing how the only one that can do some decent gaming (the MBP) costs $2000 and is out of his $1300 price range. So please, do respect the OP.

Also, Macs can do porn just great.

And I've heard that Macs have problems with file corruption (due to the HFS+ partition format), although I've never, ever heard of this problem in real life. Just a rumor as far as I'm concerned.
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