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Old 09-21-2006, 07:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Something reasonable, I don't want to spend too much. Won't be using it for anything other then some movies/music/word.

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Old 09-22-2006, 12:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Or if you want a PC....
I've been selling college laptops to folks like you for months straight now. This is what I have always recommended. You want something to last you for the four years you'll be in school, not some cheap pos. Make sure you have:
Atleast a Centrino or Turion processor (no celerons dammit!)
1gb of ram recommended
80gb hd
dvd burner+wireless

HP/Compaq have pretty reasonable prices, I generally recommend them. Check out this unit here:!-1910465226?series_name=V6000_series&catLevel=2&cat egory=notebooks/compaq_presario&storeName=computer_store

Choose either an Intel or AMD proc and then configure it to the above specs. If you're not sure which brand of proc to go with I recommend AMD. The Turions are 64-bit so they'll work better with applications that will come out in the next 1-2 years as well as Windows Vista (if you even upgrade to that). They also run cooler and can be less expensive. But it's really up to you which way you want to go.
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Old 09-22-2006, 01:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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For college kids I would recommend Dell as they have good prices and a fairly good tech support program.
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Old 09-22-2006, 02:38 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Thx alot guys. I'll consider each one of them.
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Old 09-22-2006, 05:03 PM   #7 (permalink)
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whats wrong with the celies? my aunt has one in her Dell and it is suprisingly fast compared to my moms P4 in her laptop


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