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by JcRineer / February 27, 2005 6:20 AM PST

Alright, I've got a budget of about $3000 (give or take) and I think I'm looking for a desktop replacement notebook. I was wondering what brand is best for dumping tons of money into? or. Would it be better to just get a dekstop? And what are some worth while accesories to buy with a notebook of that capicity?

I don't need it right now, so please take into account NEW upcoming technologies that we will be seeing around June or July.

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Seems overboard.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 27, 2005 6:30 AM PST

My last Athlon 64 was all of 738 bucks delivered to my doorstep. Yes, it was a Compaq refurb without the floppy drive option but isn't 3 grand a bit much?


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let me explain
by JcRineer / February 27, 2005 6:40 AM PST
In reply to: Seems overboard.

It's actually a gift from my grandmother...the incentive is that if you go to college she'll give 3 grand towards a computer of some kind. Now this could include anything form printer, scanner, speakers, etc. but I already have a printer,scanner, and copier all in one machine that I'm taking down. So I guess I could hold off a little? maybe spend the exrtra money on car payments....hehe

I mean...its there and she wants me to spend it so you know...Plus getting a nice PC that wouldn't be outdated in a year would be nice. But hey I'm all ears...

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Small world. Just this week,
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 27, 2005 8:43 AM PST
In reply to: let me explain

We visited many colleges and the student deals were very good. As added incentive and benifit was the repairs were handled on campus by the maker and were done in just a day for most cases.

The price I heard was in the 1,200 buck range so that's very nice for what I saw being delivered with that level of support and warranty. Consumers would kill for that support.

The only item that's on my hit list is 64-bit capability. For me, that's non-negotiable.


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