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Originally Posted by Kand View Post
What for? A core i5(Dual core) is nothing more than a core i3 with a higher clockspeed and some unlocked features that dont really help with computing. :I

Now if it were a quad core in question? Then I'd pay the difference.

Otherwise, it doesnt merit the price.
That's right, I was thinking of the desktop version and most of those are quad cores.
    
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I forgot to make this clear, but this is not for gaming at all. Just for word processing, web browsing and typing papers
Now, the answer might depend on how nice of a person you are.

If you want to make sure that all they can do is homework (aren't word processing and typing papers the same or am I out of it) and browse the web then a netbook is all that you need. Plus, you can do other things with the savings. However, any pentium dual core and above will also be more than good enough for those things.

As for whether it will last? I can't say if you only use windows. That OS just gets bloated over time and versions. I'm sure if you leave it with the version that came with it then it shouldn't be a problem.

Granted, if the person who is receiving this laptop is a slob or careless then you might want to make sure to get some warranty or coverage from the physical damage that can happen.
     
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