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Ok I'm sick of this POS. I need a new laptop NOW. I'd like a nice small laptop.

High-end specs are NOT necessary! SIZE is key here!

EDIT: I'd like to keep it under $500, NO Macs, and please don't suggest the Eee PC thing!
Edited by AMD+nVidia - 7/7/08 at 8:59pm
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asus eeepc 4g
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post #3 of 15
MSI Wind! It's big enough (10") to have a comfortable keyboard to type on and even has a "turbo" switch for instant overclock! Unfortunately, it only comes with Windows XP. So if you don't like that, then look somewhere else.
 
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How about MacBook or XPS M1330
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a macbook or a dell m1330 / I like the macbook because you can dual boot windows and macs run windows better than non macs.
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post #6 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by SZayat View Post
How about MacBook or XPS M1330
Ditto. My wife has an M1330, and it's awesome. The only other laptop we looked at seriously was the MacBook. But I wanted a MacBook Air, and I just couldn't afford it, lol.
post #7 of 15
Macbook! You get a free iTouch.
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post #8 of 15
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Aha, original post has been edited!
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post #9 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by AMD+nVidia View Post
Aha, original post has been edited!
a 15" dell is the best thing you can buy with that kinda money

http://configure.us.dell.com/dellsto...=bqdwi1e&s=bsd
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post #10 of 15
I would say MSI Wind with 6 cell battery. Should get 5+ hours battery life. Of course it is now pushed back til August.
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