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I have a couple questions, as I think I'm going to need a laptop for the next school year.

Anyhow, I found a great laptop on newegg for $1350 (3650 mobility, 2.5G C2D, Asus M50), but i have a couple of questions.

1. If I buy this is late August/early september, doesn't that mean I'd be buying a C2D laptop right before the release of Nehalem?

2. Is there any news about the GT200, ATI 4k series, or even the 9600 coming to the mobile platform?
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no? no one knows about the mobile nehalem release? or new mobile graphics cards? I know about montevina, but that's about it...i already am looking at a 45nm processor, but it has an 800mhz fsb.
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I would wait till january, you are right about the nehalem release, and prices are going down all the time. In january you willl be able to get a great cheap laptop in the sales.
    
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that's a huge help...wait seven months for a laptop I'd be getting in september. Anyone else?
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Nehalem on laptops won't make it before some time, currently you can get yourself a nice T9300 which performs very well in probably most applications that you run. If you can get something good at a good price, go for it. Also, you can always double check to make sure that the laptop that you want to get is a minimum upgradable (regarding memory and CPU at least).
    
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That Asus is a fantastic machine at a great price. If you're buying for September, I'd keep an eye on it for the rest of the summer if possible, otherwise, just grab it now.
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