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$500-600 School work laptop

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Hey guys!
So basically... i need a laptop between $500-600 MAX for mainly school work. Battery life and lightweight are the most important concern. The specs are not that important as I would be putting Ubuntu on it any ways, ofcourse we are on OCN and better specs the better. Thanks guys!

~Tk2
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Hey guys!
So basically... i need a laptop between $500-600 MAX for mainly school work. Battery life and lightweight are the most important concern. The specs are not that important as I would be putting Ubuntu on it any ways, ofcourse we are on OCN and better specs the better. Thanks guys!

~Tk2
i reckon one of those new AMD fusion laptops would be nice

good battery life
decent CPU
1080P playback

or a nice sandy bridge based i5 ulv laptop
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I'd go with the 1215n

plays light gaming, excellent wireless range, and the keyboard is nice...

I had the 1201n with an sdd and I loved it lol
    
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How about the Alienware M11x?

Light, small, yet powerful. Plus its only $549!

http://www.logicbuy.com/deals/alienware-m11x/25668.aspx
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How about the Alienware M11x?

Light, small, yet powerful. Plus its only $549!

http://www.logicbuy.com/deals/alienware-m11x/25668.aspx
I have one, and i would prefer a 15 inch laptop, it feels small to me.
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^^sorry cant do Im not in US lol no sweet ass deals like that but thanks to all those!
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^^sorry cant do Im not in US lol no sweet ass deals like that but thanks to all those!
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where are you? Hong kong as well?
lol *virtual highfive

you might want to try this

http://bidbuy4u.com/
they help you buy the product in the states, ship it over for a small fee like 80HKD per kilo or something

and its yours

i've used it a few times for some cheaper PC parts
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^^HIGH FIVE Whered you live? Im just going to wanchai to shop.. i noe a couple of shop owners, they will give me a better price than even newegg after rebates
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^^HIGH FIVE Whered you live? Im just going to wanchai to shop.. i noe a couple of shop owners, they will give me a better price than even newegg after rebates
haha i live in mid-levels

ask around for me will you? ask them if they have any fusion based laptops coming in

I'm looking for one for my b'day coming up at the end of feb

shoot me a PM
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^^ygpm :d
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