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Old 11-08-2008, 09:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What laptop should I buy?

I've been looking for laptops lately, it will mainly be for school/surfing the net. So far, the best choice I've seen is the Dell Studio 15. I've got it spec'ed out as the following:

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T5750 (2.00GHz/667Mhz FSB/2MB cache)
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium Edition SP1, 64-bit
2Yr Ltd Hardware Warranty, InHome Service after Remote Diagnosis
Glossy, widescreen 15.4 inch display (1280x800)
3GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2
Size: 250GB SATA Hard Drive (5400RPM)
256MB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450
8X Slot Load CD / DVD Burner (Dual Layer DVD+/-R Drive)
Dell 1510 Wireless-N Card
Integrated 2.0M Pixel Webcam
56 Whr Lithium Ion Battery (6 cell)
Integrated Sound Blaster® Audigy™ Advanced HD Software Edition
Standard Keyboard (included in the price)
Integrated Finger Print Reader

Total comes to $824

Anyone have a laptop idea they think can do better?

EDIT: Also, I have Vista business, would it really make that much of a difference putting that on instead of using Vista home?

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Default Re: What laptop should I buy?

Truthfully, can't do a whole lot better than that. You can browse the newegg laptop department for a while, and you may turn up a nice deal. Overall however, that Studio 15 is a winner.

Make sure you get a warranty (as I see you already did) since dell's have a reputation for encountering some problems in hardware after about a year.

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Default Re: What laptop should I buy?

yhea, you did good on finding that. like sapper said browse newegg and see if you can find a better deal.

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