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first laptop really need help here

hi everyone, let me tell you what my desktop has; 700mhtz processor, 320mb ram, 19gigs HD, XP operating system.

im looking for a laptop for school(college we have hot spots there), downloading music, photoshop editing, uploading pics, editing movies (i have a HDD camcorder and with my current computer i cant edit any movies on there), chatting on msn, web browsing. I'm looking to spend under 1200... i heard that you need 4 gigs of ram for vista for it to be functioning well. Anybody know if those dell computers are worth buying from ebay (power sellers).
thanks in advance for your help.

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You don't need

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4 gigs of ram for Vista. In fact if you have the 32 bit version 4 gig has no advantage over 2 gig. 2 Gig is plenty for Vista especially for what you are doing with your pc. I have 3 laptops with Vista 2 with 2 gig and 1 with 1 gig.

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Stick with 2GB.

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