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OK, enough of this foolishness. I should be getting $600 for my stimulus check. What's the best I can do with $600? I was thinking about using my walmart discount and getting this for about $580:
http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...uct_id=8221532
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Its ok, just hope you don't plan any gaming.
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if you dont mind a recertified laptop

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834101126
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The wallmart link doesn't work (maybe because I'm outside US), but @600 it's true you can't get a gaming laptop, but otherwise a very decent one. Check if you can install XP if it hasn't already 2GB of ram.
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This is what I have - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834146376 except I threw 4 gigs of ram and vista in this bad boy, once I removed the preloaded junk this thing flies for the smaller CPU. Im really happy with this buy ( got it on OCN from TheLegend)


here is some other budget Lappy's :
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834114478 -looks like a good deal but im not a toshiba fan.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834115472

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834107011

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834114451

Just some suggestions from the egg. BTW I try to boycott walmart as much as possible. Just my little way of trying to prevent there global domination
     
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For 600 get like a Dell Vostro.
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post #7 of 8
Hurry over to dell.com and type in mothers day in the search and you can get a new Laptop with a Pentium Dual Core, 3GB RAM, 250GB HDD, X1300 Graphics, Wireless-G, etc. for a very good price
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post #8 of 8
i got my laptop for $579, the only thing i had to add was the HDD it came with a 5400rpm 80gig
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