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Old 11-20-2010, 07:58 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Would a MacBook be lighter than the Toshiba that Skorpian posted? My school gives us MacBooks to use and they don't seem to heavy.
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It may be lighter, but also more expensive.
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Old 11-20-2010, 08:23 PM   #53 (permalink)
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Well, I don't really mind getting a smaller laptop than 15", just no bigger, so I can take it to class.
If you want something to carry to class the smaller the laptop the better. I stated out using a 14" Compaq laptop for college but after 3 months I ended up replacing it with a 10" netbook which I have used for the past two years without any problems. Needless to say I have been much happier with the 10" system since it's not a pain to carry around.

The Alienware M11x is particularity good because in addition to offering good performance and being tiny it also has great battery life. A couple of other good options are the HP Envy 14 and the Asus U30JC.

Newegg.com - ASUS U30 Series U30JC-B1 NoteBook Intel Core i3 370M(2.40GHz) 13.3" 4GB Memory DDR3 1066 320GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce 310M+Intel GMA HD

HP ENVY 14 series | HP® Official Store

The gpu in the Asus is on the weaker end of the spectrum however it has great battery life while the HP has a much faster gpu but also has much shorter battery life.
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I'm using my 13" MacBook from school and I think this might be the best size for me to get or possibly a little smaller. The thing about the M11x though, is the price.
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There is nothing that matches the M11X under $1,000
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Well I don't have to have great specs, just good enough to play stuff like Counter-Strike.
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Look at Puddle's suggestions.
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Can you post the straight web address for the HP, because apmebf.com is categorized as security.virus on my school MacBook
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woops..

h ttp://www.shopping.hp.com/webapp/shopping/computer_can_series.do?storeName=computer_store&ca tegory=notebooks&a1=Category&v1=ENVY&series_name=E NVY14_series&jumpid=in_R329_prodexp/hhoslp/psg/notebooks/ENVY/ENVY14_series&aoid=35252
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Can you post the straight web address for the HP, because apmebf.com is categorized as security.virus on my school MacBook
That's odd. As far as I can tell that is a direct link to the HP official site. If you search Google for "Envy 14" without the quotes the first result should be the right place though.
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