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Gateway Laptop

by Steves1030 / June 28, 2006 11:14 AM PDT

I am looking at the Gateway Model MX3228 These are the specs
Windows XP Home with SP2
Intel Celeron M processor 1.5Gig
60 GB Harddrive
512MB Ram upgradable to 1GB
4 in 1 media card reader
DVD-RW/CD-RW drive dual layer
14" brightveiw widescreen LCD
2 USB 2.0 ports
integrated 802.11g wireless
This computer is very light about 5lbs.
I don't play computer games except bequeweled or solitare. like the media card reader for my camera sd card. watch DVD movies email, surfing the net

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What's the price ?
by Ghost26-20878886633866019035262628200812 / June 28, 2006 11:52 AM PDT
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What's the price of this model ?

Sometimes you can get a Dell Inspiron E1505 with a Core Duo for 100 $ of more.

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Price
by Steves1030 / June 29, 2006 5:38 AM PDT
In reply to: What's the price ?

$529.99

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Mmmm ...
by Ghost26-20878886633866019035262628200812 / June 29, 2006 7:51 AM PDT
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Gateway you said .... I have more confident for a popular brand like HP, Dell or Toshiba.

One rule : don't be cheap. You will have always for your money. Less you pay, less you will have fun with your system.

Check for one of these Compaq Presario V2000z. the neightboor of R. Proffitt have two and he loves it. Pretty nice laptop with the most powerful single-core processor. If you want to pay 100-150 $ of more, you can get the latest technology with a Core Duo processor. Look at the Inspiron E1405.

But for a non-Windows Vista upgrade, a Celeron processor is correct for your utilisation, but the bad side of a Celeron is that there is no future ... Leave the office applications, the performances are poor.

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Replacement for Dell
by Steves1030 / June 29, 2006 11:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Mmmm ...

Well I actually replaced a Dell Inspiron 1000 with this Gateway, as I said I don't play computer games, use a Nitendo DS for game play. Don't use office applications and just do basic computing, I did get the Gateway and I am happy with a bigger hard drive, DVD burner and the integrated wireless the Dell had a wireless card.

Sold the Dell to a co worker for $200.00 so I am happy and I like the Gateway, really don't need the duo core.. Anyway thanks for sharing your thoughts and opinions

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