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Most businesses buy Dells and, Compaqs and Toshibas.
Everyone I know who has an IBM laptop is a Tech.

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Originally Posted by xypex982
I am suprised because I thought IBM laptops were for buisness nd not gaming so no upgradeable graphics,and I think you ar looking for more of a desktop replacement laptop than a laptop.
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post #22 of 30
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bdog
Most businesses buy Dells and, Compaqs and Toshibas.
Everyone I know who has an IBM laptop is a Tech.

I'm not getting it just for gaming..just when I'm bored on the run, I'd like to fire up some HL2 or Need for speed or something. I don't need a 7900GTX or an x1900XTX or anything...I'd be happy with a 6600 or...or an x1400 or x1600 or something...maybe up to a go 6800...

But, being as I have a budget...probaby the cheaper ones. The most important thing is the Core Duo. Then, the graphics/screen.
The IBM looks good to me, because of the features it has. Magnesium case, fingerprint reader, nice keyborad/touchpad.

If only Canada's IBM site didn't suck.
And, if my dad would just get the sites and stuff for his employee discount he has for most computer manufacturers... (he works for Canadian Pacific...one of the biggest companies in Canada...they have deals with almost all the major computer companies.)
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post #23 of 30
Ok, i found almost the same laptop that i recommended before, but with Core Duo:

Xp Pro:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834115225

XP Home:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834115223

I was going to get it, but AMD is releasing X2 mobile in the next month, so i'll get that instead.
    
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post #24 of 30
i think nvidia and some other companies are making it possible to have upgradeable graphics in laptops
check this out
http://www.nvidia.com/page/mxm.html

and then this
http://www.nvidia.com/object/IO_13293.html
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post #25 of 30
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Higgins
Ok, i found almost the same laptop that i recommended before, but with Core Duo:

Xp Pro:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834115225

XP Home:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834115223

I was going to get it, but AMD is releasing X2 mobile in the next month, so i'll get that instead.

I really wish I lived in the States. You guys have it easy over there. Laptops are everywhere...
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post #26 of 30
Dude, i think if you paid extra, they could ship it to canada.
    
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post #27 of 30
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Higgins
Dude, i think if you paid extra, they could ship it to canada.
Not Newegg....

I can get Acer Notebooks off of NCIX.com...but I'm still weighing my options. I am looking to find a company that will finance me a notebook, so I can go all out and still aford it. But, I'm not having much luck.

My dad has employee discount from IBM, Dell, and a bunch of companies...so he said he'll get me the info...well he said that 2 days ago, but he's a dumbass and forgets stuff if it has to do with my hobby of computers...but whatever...he should get it soon, so I can check out any deals he may be able to get...
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post #28 of 30
Well, i hate Dells, but if you can get an XPS notebook for like halfthe price... DO IT!
    
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post #29 of 30
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Higgins
Well, i hate Dells, but if you can get an XPS notebook for like halfthe price... DO IT!

I hate em too. That's why I probably won't get one. I'm really hoping he can get a good deal on the IBMs...cause those are the best notebooks going right now...especially with that magesium alloy case and all....ohhh boy.
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Well good luck.
    
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