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any suggestions for a laptop?

by Purebread Metalhead / February 20, 2008 5:16 AM PST

hey everyone. i'm currently going to be going to college in september and i'm looking around for the right laptop for what i plan on doing in school and my future career. i plan on becomg a recording artist and plan on starting to record my own stuff this year as well so i would like to find a computer that can handle good audio and video programs, have lots of memory for music, photos, video's etc,etc,etc that i plan on putting onto this laptop. i also want one thats really fast and that won't lag if i have more then one program open at one time(something with duelcore). if i can any suggestions on which laptop i should get for my situation it would be greatly appreciated. thank you very much.

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That helps.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 20, 2008 5:27 AM PST
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thanks for the tip but i am also wondering...
by Purebread Metalhead / February 20, 2008 5:44 AM PST
In reply to: That helps.

ya i've been seeing alot of these HP entertainment laptops (you know, the one's that are black with a kind of bubble design on the top of it and that goes for something like $800. you know what one i'm talking about?) and i'm wondering if that's the kind that would be able to have the power that i need and that's most affordable. i'm willing to spend anywhere from $1000-$1500.

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Yes, those are fine.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 20, 2008 5:53 AM PST

Just your comment about audio left me feeling that your common laptop audio just won't do.

Here's a quick tip on Vista happiness. Any dual core CPU (I like the C2D please), 2GB RAM (more and we get to discuss why.)

Gaming? Time to smash the ATM for more bucks and get the highest grade GPU (Nvidia 8800 class?) you can find.

As to disk space, for me I don't need much since I use a network system...

Bob

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