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Old 07-23-2006, 01:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I need a new laptop, so do you guys have any suggestions?

Budget: $1,000-1,400 CAD MAX: $1,500 CAD ($880-$1,200 USD, MAX: $1300)

I'm willing to wait for the new Core 2 Duo, and actually would prefer a notebook with that processor.

It has to look nice

Preferably a Japanese or Taiwanese brand, but American brands are also tolerable.

So what is the best laptop that I could get for that budget?

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hello! anybody?
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http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPL...8&nclm=MacBook
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Old 07-24-2006, 06:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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nope, not for me
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What will ya be using it for ? plus that mac does look very nice.....
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i think the laptop version of core 2 duo is core duo... i don't think there's core 2 duo for laptops..

http://www.cancomputer.com/index.php?sku=4609
http://www.cancomputer.com/index.php?sku=4525
http://www.cancomputer.com/index.php?sku=4796
http://www.cancomputer.com/index.php?sku=3770

something like that..

the refurbished one looks best... has x1400 video card.. better than integrated...
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The laptop version of Core 2 Duo is not core duo, it is called Merom. Both "Merom" (mobile), and "Conroe" (desktop) are being released on july 27th.
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They are already shipping Merom.

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Why? I mean, come on man:

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are u using this laptop for gaming or anything like that?
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What will ya be using it for ? plus that mac does look very nice.....
I'll be using it on the go aalott. its for university, so they'll be alot of word processing, spreadsheeting, charting, etc.

Also, music and videos are a must...good music and graphics card.

the macbook is too expensive for what its really worth. its just a looker.
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