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Old 10-02-2006, 06:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi everyone. first, i want to thank this forum for helping me build my first rig. it's great!!!

now, im planning to buy a laptop but i dont have any idea on what to buy.. my budget is $1,000.. i already searched newegg and it gave me alot of good laptops within that price. but i really dont know whats the best deal. i only looked at ACER laptops coz ive heard that acer is really a good brand. i havent checked the other brands yet..

basically, im not gonna use the laptop for gaming. maybe for surfing and abit of editing only. i think 1g of ram should do the job. :P

can you help me pick the right laptop for me? thanks..

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Old 10-02-2006, 07:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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you could try cyberpower or ibuypower but I don't know if they have laptops under a grand though.
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thanks for the link, but i think ibuypower is for gamers. im not a gamer. just need the laptop so i could have a portable computer..
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Check HP's website, they even have a Compaq thats around $400 if you just need it for word processing or email.
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thanks for the reply... gonna check it..
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I do not like Acers, they are cheap but low quality and US tech support is amost literally non existant. I've had customers who have spend 2+ hours on hold waiting...
I would recommend HP or Compaq. Compaq tends to be the cheaper of the two so see if their laptops suit you. You can get a Turion 64x2, 1gb ram, and decent graphics and hard drive for well below $1000 from Compaq.
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You can get a Turion 64x2, 1gb ram, and decent graphics and hard drive for well below $1000 from Compaq.
really? wow! thats nice! gotta look at it... :P

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Old 10-03-2006, 02:03 AM   #8 (permalink)
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which do you think is the best?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834147172

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834220037

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834147275
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