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Old 08-22-2006, 10:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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alright, my friend is in the market for a NEW laptop, under 1500.

i recommended a sony vaio from compusa, but im wondering if any one else has good suggestions

desired specs: core duo or centrino proc, 100gb hd, dvdrw, 1gb ram, LIGHT! something like a 14.1 wxga would be good.

although that one is a bit on the heavy side.


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What does he need to use it for?

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Vaios are overpriced. I would check out HP/Compaq.

They also have great student discounts if he is a student
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Old 08-22-2006, 11:50 AM   #4 (permalink)
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ok. vaio = no good. also my friend is a chick :-)

primary use is for school. so ur regular stuff like dvd, music, word processing, presentations, etc. no gaming though. just a nice laptop that will last 4 years.
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