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Old 11-06-2004, 12:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I know im gonna get linched for saying this.....


as a student myself, I bought an AMD laptop...but my friend bought himself a Mac, and yes, I wish I would have looked into that first.
I would never buy a Mac desktop, but the laptops are pretty amazing. Look into it.


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Old 11-06-2004, 12:48 PM   #12 (permalink)
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It claims to play doom 3. I figure... if it can handle that, it'd most likely handle any game you wanted to play. Im not a fan of laptops though...

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Old 11-06-2004, 04:59 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I picked up a Computer Edge magazine outside my Bio class today and started flipping through the pages. I found this deal for a laptop with a 17' wide screen and my choice of either a Pentium 4 3.2Ghz or AMD64 3200+ with 512mb of ram and ATi M 9700 pro for $1700 . I'm thinking im going to get this one, but what processor do you guys think i should get in it?
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Old 11-06-2004, 05:21 PM   #14 (permalink)
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If i was in your situation i would go with the Pentium 4 only because they are more geared towards office work while AMD is for games, and it seems like your doing office work ( notes , etc. )

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