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Old 12-29-2006, 07:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Talking which laptop to buy

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My friend is looking for a laptop with the following configuration. Please please advice which one would be the best choice for him. He is going to use it for office/business purposes

Required configuration:

Intel Core Duo T 7400 (2.16 GHz, 667 MHz FSB,4 MB Cache)
1GB DDR 2 667 MHz
100 GB SATA HDD
CD/DVD RW DL Super Media Drive
DVD RAM
15.4” X GA Wide Screen WXGA Vibrant View
Finger Print Reader
7-in-1 Media Reader
Integrated Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g
Blue Tooth v 2.0
1.3 Mega Pixel Camera
TV Tuner Card with Remote
Gigabit 10/100/1000
touchpad Scroll Zone
Windows XPP preloaded
Genuine Windows XP Home


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If you don't mind me asking, how can we be so precise without having any options?

You either need to widen your parameters, or list a few with these exact specs and allow us to choose the best.
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Old 12-29-2006, 07:11 PM   #3 (permalink)
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hi

i am not a very tech person so anything you know is more than i do. so please feel free to widen these a little and let me know what you all think will work. thanks
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Gotcha. What kind of budget are we working with?
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Old 12-29-2006, 07:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
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any perticular reason for the fingerprint reader or just because its a cool thing to have as low end models tend to have errors and breakages quickly occuring in fingerprint scanners which can be annoying to fix. And theres different classes of bluetooth 1-3
class1 = 100m range
class2 = 40m range
class 3 = 5-10m range

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p.s I use class 2 as sumtimes I use my fone as a remote to my computer and using a remote 100metres away is abit excessive although i wouldnt mind trying it sumtime
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Old 12-29-2006, 07:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
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thanks so much.

Budget-frankly he dosent even know how much one will cost. Depending on what you all suggest, he will decide what works. i know he is not on a low budget so he wont be scrimping on stuff

blue tooth-i guess Matt your option will work fine for him.

so any ideas what prices i am looking at here? any links to sites with these specs would be greatly appreciated ..thanks again
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834147340

No bluetooth on that one.

http://apple.com/macbook

I'd say that would be your best bet, the Macbook. If he HAS to have Windows, he can use Boot Camp to run Windows apps (or Parallels). And if he says "I don't like Macs", smack him so hard he passes out.

More specifically, this:
http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPL...LtQPRqH/2.?p=0
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Old 12-29-2006, 09:58 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I dont like Mac books


































I LURVE THEM
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lol. yes i will smack him if he says no to mac.

but he lives in a part of the world where they dont trust macs at all. ..so whats next-i will try the newegg that you suggested.

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