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CNET Laptop chooser. College too! Updated March 7 2017

New rules for buying back-to-school laptops by Rick Broida is out at http://www.cnet.com/news/new-rules-for-buying-back-to-school-laptops/

NEW! More thoughts for laptops today by Rick Broida at http://www.cnet.com/news/3-things-you-should-know-before-you-buy-your-next-laptop/

Thanks Rick!

CNET's Laptop Chooser is at the top of this page -> http://reviews.cnet.com/laptops/

Microsoft has theirs at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/choosepc/?ocid=cnet

The current College Laptop roundup is at http://news.cnet.com/back-to-school/pc-reviews/?tag=cnet

Update March 7, 2017. CNET reviews Dell Budget Gaming laptops with the 1050 GPU by Nvidia.
Read https://www.cnet.com/products/dell-inspiron-15-7000-2017/review/

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Worth noting.
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Pickers at various retailers.

In alphabetical order so not to show favoritism:

Amazon.com's laptop search -> None.
Bestbuy's search -> Just off their home page. (No link since it moves too often.)
Buy.com's search -> http://www.buy.com/cat/laptop-computers/212.html
Newegg.com's search -> http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCategory.aspx?SubCategory=32&name=Laptops-Notebooks (click on the left from 3 different search methods.

Amazon's Laptop Best Sellers are at: http://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Electronics-Laptop-Computers/zgbs/electronics/565108/ Always worth a look.

Drop me a line if you want one added.
Bob

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Top post links here.
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CNET's Best Laptops for 2014 (update)
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TEMP POST. May go away soon.
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Update with more Top 10's

The Top 10's at http://www.notebookcheck.net/ include models for many areas such as:
- Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks
- Top 10 Gaming Notebooks
- Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Notebooks
- Top 10 Budget Office Notebooks
- Top 10 Business Notebooks
- Top 10 Workstation Notebooks
- Top 10 Subnotebooks
- Top 10 Ultrabooks
- Top 10 Convertibles
- Top 10 Tablets
- Top 10 Windows Tablets
- Top 10 Smartphones

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