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Old 09-15-2006, 04:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default NEED HELP Looking for NOTEBOOK.

i need help finding the best deal for a notebook. i can make payments on these so my budget is 1400.

What I Will Use For
i want to play some games like CS source and other games of that matter. School i will be using this in college. Downloading music and movies and putting them on disks. basic internet bs. thats about it that i know of now.

heres some other questions

i wont really have a desktop, do any of you guys just use a notebook for your main computer. i plan on buying speakers and stuff. i will get a desktop later on in life.

Is it possible to find word somewhere online. i cant afford office and i will need it.

heres what ive been looking at.

macbook 13in. (in the middle)

1 GB ram
80 GB HD


Alienware Area 51 notebook.

with 1GB ram
geforcee 6600 go
8X Dual Layer DVD+/-RW / 24X CD-RW Combo w/Software
80GB Serial ATA 1.5Gb/s 5,400 RPM w/ NCQ & 8MB Cache


no interest for 6 months

wich one do you guys like better i like the alienware one better. but how are the battery lives on these


Thanks for your help

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