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http://www.dell.com/content/products...tab=bundlestab

One of those would do, you can upgrade to an 8600m GT if you like.
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Originally Posted by riflepwnage View Post
my friend picked up a HP notebook with geforce 6150 and amd X2 1.9GHz for $650 so i think u can do better
Yea HP entry notebooks are not too bad for their price. Ive seen a 1.9 x2 AMD, 7150m, 2Gb RAM for just over 650 as well. Better than that Acer for the same price.
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I have a 5920G laptop, one with all the perks including penryn and its great. I suppose the worst thing about it is the battery life and that fact that its just plain ugly. I have none of the battery trouble that I've seen that other guy post. Mine is actually very snug.

I was shopping with a friend for laptops with did some quick superpi testing while in store on a variety of laptops, not any kind of real benchmark but what I found was the turion's were consistently far slower than their intel counterparts. I would put money on it that the 1.6ghz intel proc mentioned is faster in most applications than turion. My tests in the store found even the 5250 intel beat the tl-60 turion in superpi and pcmark (1.5ghz vs 2ghz). Think about and find some reviews on the net
    
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Well, like I said BOTH of them run hot. I posted that because I use acer laptops; and they run hot.
wait were you talking temps or speed? if temps my bad if speed well i stand by my statement.
    
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wait were you talking temps or speed? if temps my bad if speed well i stand by my statement.
I was talking about the temperatures.
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Last Acer I ever saw had a busted pixel that was always red, and it was so noisy it actually made me consider having a sound prooffed coffin :O Now that's an annoying noise! You could do better. Like that ex-girlfriend who gets way too drunk at parties, won't shut up, and does drugs... Acer is the one that you'll never forget but are happy that you moved on from.
 
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I just returned my 5920 because of tghe intel graphics, it dosent play ALOT of games. The proc is not great but you can upgrade it, and btw I bought mine form wally world for 650, I would recommend best buy, they have laptops starting at like 400 or 450 that arent much worse than that one, you can upgrade quite a bit. Check out ibuypower.com as well, best laptops i have ever owned.
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