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Old 09-12-2008, 05:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok, i have 800 dollars. thats my MAX. and its friday and the banks arn't open til monday and i want a laptop... at Best Buy what laptop would you suggest... it has to have a DVD burner.. and i will sometimes play acouple older games and surf the net do mostly media on it. what do you guys suggest. want atleast a 17+ screen
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Maybe you could list a few models you like. Not many have the time to pore over the specs of every 17" laptop at Best Buy.
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well was looking at this model Toshiba - Satellite Laptop with AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor QL-60 - Onyx Blue - L355D-S7815
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Not bad. It's a much better deal than either of the two Dells I got for my kids for the same price.
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CNet has an unfavorable review.
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