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Old 03-14-2006, 01:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can anyone give me any good places to get an OK laptop.
500-800$

Preffurebly at canada.
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Old 03-14-2006, 02:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think this thread is more appropriate for "Building, Buying, Upgrading for General PCs " forum.

What is this Laptop intended for?
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Old 03-14-2006, 03:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Agreed, adam. Moved.

For a few more dollars, you could get an iBook...
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Tiger Direct is good, assuming they ship to Canada (i dont knwo if they do)
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They do.

http://tigerdirect.ca
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Old 03-14-2006, 06:03 PM   #6 (permalink)
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My dad wants it to do like documents and web browsing, and maybe some lite gameing.
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I totally reccomend Acer, you can get a pretty cheap one from either www.ncix.com or tiger direct. check them out.
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personally i like Toshiba laptops but i can't really help you much with choosing one. no offence intended towards macdude but i would not reccomend a mac notebook as it does not seem that it would suit your purposes.
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Acer laptops are terrible, I do not recommend them. They are built very cheaply and they have very poor reliability. Trust me, I deal with them more than I'd care to. I would recommend a well-known brand such as HP/Compaq or Toshiba. I'll try and link you one via tigerdirect.
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http://www.shopping.hp.com/webapp/sh...computer_store
Okay, customize this baby and add:
AMD Turion(TM) 64 ML-34 (1.8GHz/1MB L2 Cache)
15.4" WXGA BrightView Widescreen (1280x800)
128MB ATI RADEON(R) XPRESS 200M w/Hypermemory(TM)
512MB DDR SDRAM (2x256MB)
60 GB 4200 RPM Hard Drive
and a DVD Burner if you want it
This looks like a very nice COmpaq Laptop for under $800, should be great deal for you.
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