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Old 12-20-2005, 03:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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am looking for a laptop that is very portable as i will be moving stuff back and forth from uni to home. i live in australia so i dont know american prices but something around the same price as the Dell Inspiron 710m (~AU$1800).

we had a dell before but i found that dell is very poor especially in customer support. just btw what do people think of the 710m in terms of value for money?

a few other things:

- i prefer centrino processor because i want max battery life. processor speed isnt that important.
- dont need dvd burner - would like cd tho
- screen size is very unimportant - smaller the better
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Old 12-20-2005, 04:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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what will you be doing on it?

if you're going to do basic things, I would recommend maybe a 12 inch Ibook G4
http://store.apple.com/133-622/WebOb...bYV9VEj/2.?p=0

it says the battery should last up to 6 hours, though that's probabbly on low load
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word processing, old skool games just to pass time (home comp for games) internet, music, dvd watching et al.

nothing very demanding, like no cad or movie editing.

not a fan of apple either as im a linux user.
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