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Old 02-09-2004, 10:56 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Dell does make some good laptops but they tend to be big and heavy and can run very hot. I supported them along with other laptops and found that IBM laptops are more reliable but are more expensive. If you do go for a Dell make sure you get a good warranty with it. Dell service can be very good but it just depends on the tech you get on the phone. Most of the time they provide very good support. They will ask you to do some trouble shooting before they send out a tech or a replacement part. All their tech support is out sourced so that can be a nightmare too. I once got a tech who fixed one problem and then ended up breaking the keyboard so they had to order a new keyboard and that meant it took a few extra days to fix. Not cool if you have a customer who is screaming at you to get his/her laptop back.
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Old 02-09-2004, 01:09 PM   #12 (permalink)
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try gettin hp,sony, or toshiba
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Old 02-09-2004, 02:44 PM   #13 (permalink)
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have you looked at the laptops at compaq.com?

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Old 02-09-2004, 05:01 PM   #14 (permalink)
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personally anything with compaq on it i wouldnt even bother looking at (bad experiences). anyways im thinking on getting a HP laptop.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....oryId=cat01174

if ur cheap like i can be sometimes but i always want top of the line at times as well but check this list out and see if you find any bargains you like.


http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....ory&navLevel=4
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Old 02-10-2004, 04:34 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I definitely do not want a sony. Wouldn't mind a toshiba. Size doesn't really matter, i don't care if it weighs 4 kgs. But i am really tight on price cannot spend about $ 2000.
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Old 02-10-2004, 02:16 PM   #16 (permalink)
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well the toshiba is cool you should think about the toshiba or the HP. both of them are awesome.
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Old 02-10-2004, 05:38 PM   #17 (permalink)
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The Toshiba laptop I've got runs great, even though I've abused the **** out of it. Mine is a Satellite 1750, and I've dropped the thing, and after replacing the LCD display, it runs just fine.
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Old 02-11-2004, 01:01 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Look guys you help is good. But i was wondering if you can be a bit more specific.... because i don't understand which of the toshiba models are best for gaming....
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Look guys you help is good. But i was wondering if you can be a bit more specific.... because i don't understand which of the toshiba models are best for gaming....
All you really need to find is a video card better than 64mb, a healthy supply of RAM like say 512mb, a decent size XGA screen(15" or so) and a processor that is a good comprise between power and battery longetivity(probably a P4-M would be best I suppose).
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Old 02-12-2004, 01:22 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Merlin I kind of already knew all that, I am not that bad with computers. All i need help with is to try and find a computer which offers all that, but under $2000. Which is quite hard, that why i need your help.
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