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Old 02-17-2005, 08:32 PM   #11 (permalink)
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yea if you can get them to take of the wannabe care service
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Old 02-17-2005, 08:36 PM   #12 (permalink)
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thing is ive looked around and most of them makes give only the celeron option in her price range. she wont pay more than 600 and i just want her to get the best for her money thats all
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well then at that range i guess a smeleron is all you can get. hey it beats my first lappy a 486 lol.
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Old 02-17-2005, 09:06 PM   #14 (permalink)
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well i found that link to that P4 system, was mainly wondering if there were any others like that or if that was the best of them for that price range? thanks for help
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If she can only spend 600$ American. Then try your best, but your not going to get anything near special.
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Old 02-17-2005, 10:25 PM   #16 (permalink)
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as of today 2/17 @ 10:30 pm est,
600.00 GBP
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1,135.72 USD
United States Dollars

you can get a pretty damn good notebook for that. I am typing from my new acer notebook, and I am very happy with the quality of it. it oly cost me $844 USD ( I added another 256 to the base, for $40, so the lappy was really $884)
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ok I did some searching on acer notebooks, here is a list of store that sell Acer notebooks in the UK.
http://www.acer.co.uk/acereuro/page5...crc=1437727992

here is a good notebook for only £610.99 inc VAT ( after looking at prices in the UK, I now understand why a VAT Blows, and why I pray that the US never has a vat) this notebook is almost the same as mine, with that cpu, your GF will get 4-5 hours of battery life. and it is still pretty light (2.8 kilograms = 6.17 pounds)
http://uk.insight.com/apps/productpr..._id=ARRYA0402N

here is the same one from a different vendor
http://www.pcwb.com/servlets/Catalogue?id=(806293)&userid=&shop=ACER

I don't know any UK sites since I don't live there, but someone else around here posted a question about vendors in the UK.
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thanks yea i know vat really sucks.

thats a really good one but if had to buy another 256 would take it to 650 and thats too much. i was really looking for 512 cos i know the onboard graphics is gonna be taking 64mb so would leave less than 200 if only had 256 how long battery do u think that P4 system would have?
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with a full blown P4, you will get about 2 hours at best of battery life. also, the lappy will get rather hot. when I first started looking for a lappy, I wanted to get one for around $600 USD, but it turned out that that was not feasable, all that was available were the crappy regular celerons. I ended up spending $900 on my lappy, but a celeron M will get you roughly 3 hours of battery time.look at the cache when you look at the celeron M, make sure ir has 512kb or more
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true^^ i have p42.8laptop.....and i got it for i 1350CANADIAN +tax/ (though it was a returned/open item.)
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