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Old 01-29-2008, 08:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,
Wondering what laptop would best suit, (in order of most use {if that makes sense}):
video editing,
audio mixing,
everything adobe/macrcomedia,
internet use,
and very minor gaming?

Thanks for any suggestions.
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Old 01-29-2008, 09:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I hear Asus makes great laptops but thats mostly for gaming. not sure how video, audio, macromedia would run on a laptop.

Lenovo makes decent laptops as well.
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I'm not an apple fan boi but why not look into getting a mac book or something?

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and very minor gaming?
never mind... i know macs can run the game EVE lol -_- if thats what you want to play...
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I thought about recommending the macbook but with the minor gaming spec that he wishes to achieve is holding it back.
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The first thing is first you need a budget. If you want to spend a few grand then go with a dell xps, or HP Pavilion dv9700. But if you want something affordable then go with a acer.
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Any laptop can do those things, just look for the basic components, and a price range and company you like. Get at least a dual-core, 2gb ram, 100gb hd, 8400/8600m. I recommend at least 15.4" screen, or even better 17".
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Ok, say I was to scrap any gaming part of it all together.
Budget isn't an issue. I just want something very RELIABLE and quite FAST.

I've got a 500Gb external HDD so the internal capacity doesn't bother me much. Although 100Gb or 120Gb will probably still help alot.

With the Mac Book's is there cross compatability with a PC? (As in link them together to send files across)
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Yes, macs can run windows, but they tend to be lower specd than pc notebooks.

Here a nice laptop:

Newegg.com - ASUS F3 Series F3SA-A1 NoteBook Intel Core 2 Duo T7500(2.20GHz) 15.4" Wide XGA 1GB DDR2 667 160GB 5400rpm DVD Super Multi ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 - Retail
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Conisdered anything in the XPS range?
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