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Can anyone help me find a good laptop preferably dual-core, 2GB or more of memory, and around 500-600$
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Can anyone help me find a good laptop preferably dual-core, 2GB or more of memory, and around 500-600$
Pushes your bracket a bit but this is nice at 649.99:

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....ci_sku=8771322

I went with AMD because this is the AMD section, but its a good lappy none the less.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834147671 580$
with the saved 50 bucks, spend 30 $ on another gig of ram. but its not amd :[ the one orphan showed is the best on you can get for the price.
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Are you looking for a Mac or Windows ?

I'm sure you could find a Mac in that range on eBay.
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Can anyone help me find a good laptop preferably dual-core, 2GB or more of memory, and around 500-600$
Copper, here's one that is within your price range. Unfortunately though it's not AMD. I've purchased over 10 laptops through Costco and I typically receive them in about a week: http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product...S&Sp=C&topnav=

Good luck with your purchase
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I've worked heavily with HP/Compaq and IBM laptops (business grade), and even do repairs on HP/Compaq's when necessary. They are great laptops, and have seen very little failures with the models that we use.

As for home use laptops, I have had a lot of exposure to Acer and Asus, and they were both excellent brand laptops.

One thing to keep in mind, the majority of laptops are built by companies like Compal, Mitac, etc. So a lot of the laptops have the same internals, just unique shells designed specifically for the OEM's.
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I'd go with Dell if I were you, you will prob find a good inspiron with a dedicated GPU, such as the Radeon 3450.
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