Help with buying laptop - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 11-19-2005, 02:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 36
Talking Help with buying laptop

I want to buy a laptop that is FAST, LIGHT, HAS LONG LASTING BATTERIES, and also cheap!

I'm new to laptops and researched a bit and found out that mobility processors are faster than original ones, like the intel celeron M can whip the pentium 4's butt! (correct me if I'm wrong)

Since Pentium M's are expensive im probably going to go for a celeron or Sempron. I still don't know much about AMD, but I've seen a poll for Sempron vs celeron M and the majority voted for the AMD Sempron.

anyways overall I don't know alot about laptops, I am just looking for a laptop that is
Quote:
FAST, LIGHT, HAS LONG LASTING BATTERIES, and also cheap!
and also if possible a one that can run Warcraft3, counter-strike, and World of Warcraft.

Any help would be very much appreciated!
__________________

davie23223 is offline  
Old 11-19-2005, 02:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
Ridlyn's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,920
Default

whats your range $500-$1000 or $1000-$1500

My bro just bought a laptop from compaq
AMD Athlon 3700+
1GB Ram
ATI Express 200m
80gb HDD
for $1200
So theres a idea of what you can get.
Here's Dell if your on a tight and small budget.
http://www1.us.dell.com/content/prod...=19&l=en&s=dhs
Alienware a little more expensive but i heard the Customer Service is great.
http://www.alienware.com/Product_Pag...me_office.aspx
With Both of these you're only gonna get integrated Graphics so good
luck playing WoW on them.
__________________

__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sylus View Post
Could have been worse, you could have been raped by a clown.
Ridlyn is offline  
Old 11-19-2005, 05:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
Grandfather of Techist

\_(ツ)_/
 
Trotter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: The South
Posts: 31,307
Default

Check out WinBook (http://winbook.com/notebooks/notebooks.html)
__________________


My Rig: SABLE
Antec 300 Illusion / Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W / ASUS GeForce GTX 960 GTX960-DC2OC-2GD5
AMD FX 8320 x8 Black Edition / Gelid Tranquillo / MSI 970A-G43
Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB / Samsung 840 120GB / WD Black 750GB / WD Green 1TB
2x4GB DDR3 1600 - 2x2GB DDR3 1600
Win10 Ent 64-bit - Mionix Naos 7000 Mouse - CM Storm QuickFire Rapid Mech Keyboard


R.I.P. Danny L. Trotter ... 14 Nov 1945 - 4 Sept 2009
Trotter is offline  
Old 11-19-2005, 11:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
Super Techie
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 376
Send a message via AIM to Saint71
Default

Try HP they have some good deals going on right now.
Saint71 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:34 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.