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Old 07-10-2007, 11:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which is better?

I heard that HP is better.. But still not sure..

I also been looking at this laptop.. Sam's Club - HP Pavilion Notebook 1.7GHz, 160GB HD, 17" LCD
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Old 07-11-2007, 12:53 AM   #2 (permalink)
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dell will give you more bang for the buck,
that laptop in the link is overpriced, too big, and it will be horrid at gaming.
i suggest you customize a dell inspiron 1520, then use a $225 off coupon from
Dell Coupons

...the $350 off ones dont work anymore, because too many people have used them, so they are expired.
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dell will give you more bang for the buck,
that laptop in the link is overpriced, too big, and it will be horrid at gaming.
i suggest you customize a dell inspiron 1520, then use a $225 off coupon from
Dell Coupons

...the $350 off ones dont work anymore, because too many people have used them, so they are expired.
Last month I bought a dell laptop for under $550. Pretty much the same specs as that hp but came with 1g ram and 80g hd. It's true, best bang for the buck.
Just one question, Am I the only one that doesn't game? Why would you assume he's going to game?
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Hello,

What will you be using the laptop for?
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I heard that HP is better.. But still not sure..
Yes HP is better, and I recommend this one
Sam's Club - HP Pavilion Notebook 1.8GHz, 200GB HD, 15.4" LCD
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Yes HP is better, and I recommend this one
Sam's Club - HP Pavilion Notebook 1.8GHz, 200GB HD, 15.4" LCD
thats really good for under $1200.... pick that guy up!!!
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I'm not a fan of HP laptops. About the same quality as Dell, but often twice the price. I'm not really a brand fanboy, but HP tends to not have as many good deals.
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well the sams club one is okay. Id still perfer to order online, and its a ..slow... 4.2k rpm harddrive lol.
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well the sams club one is okay. Id still perfer to order online, and its a ..slow... 4.2k rpm harddrive lol.
Good looking out! Like I mentioned b4, the dell that I purchased has the same processor but a small 80g hd 5400rpm and came with 1g of mem. I bought another 1g for $35 shipped. I can easily upgrade the hd for another $100. Still, it's way cheaper than the hp.
Check out dell, they always have good deals. My experience with dell has been good. Hp is not bad either.

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I can't say for Dell Laptops but I have seen the HP ones in computer stores, costco. They are very very nice, but very very expensive. Biggest piece of advice I can give you, do not ever buy a gateway laptop.
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