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CNET Laptop chooser. College too! Updated March 7 2017

by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 16, 2009 10:58 PM PDT

New rules for buying back-to-school laptops by Rick Broida is out at

NEW! More thoughts for laptops today by Rick Broida at

Thanks Rick!

CNET's Laptop Chooser is at the top of this page ->

Microsoft has theirs at

The current College Laptop roundup is at

Update March 7, 2017. CNET reviews Dell Budget Gaming laptops with the 1050 GPU by Nvidia.

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Worth noting.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 23, 2009 2:51 AM PST
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Pickers at various retailers.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 11, 2010 2:45 AM PDT

In alphabetical order so not to show favoritism:'s laptop search -> None.
Bestbuy's search -> Just off their home page. (No link since it moves too often.)'s search ->'s search -> (click on the left from 3 different search methods.

Amazon's Laptop Best Sellers are at: Always worth a look.

Drop me a line if you want one added.

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Top post links here.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 22, 2010 5:25 AM PDT
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CNET's Best Laptops for 2014 (update)
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 21, 2014 2:57 AM PDT
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TEMP POST. May go away soon.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 21, 2014 3:07 AM PDT
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Update with more Top 10's
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