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HELP!! College student: HP vs. TOSHIBA

I'm going off to school in a few weeks and I'm on my laptop search. I obviously want a superfast processor and enough storage. I want a good laptop for the money, one that won't break easily. Here are my choices:

Toshiba Satellite 15.4in. Trubrite intel core 2 duo t5550 proc. model # TOS A30556829

or

HP Pavilion 15.4in. HD core 2 duo model # DV6871us

OR same but model # DV6928us


PLEASE GIVE LOTS OF OPINIONS!

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Superfast processor cost ...

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supermuch money. Seen from the 'value for money' perspective (or 'performance per dollar' it's better to go a few ticks lower on the scale. So your wishes aren't 'obvious' to me.

Kees

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price

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all three are on sale for around $780 at the store near my house

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Ask the school about...

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What deals are offered to students. DO NOT BUY TODAY for a machine you need in late August. You can give this a few weeks to hear back from the school since you don't want a surprise such as finding the OS that came with the laptop is not going to work at school.

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i agree

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I've already looked into it. My school has sent out information regarding computers already, so that is how I came to my choices so far. All 3 laptops are part of what the school calls "Usave", a program where buying the laptop through the school gives me more insurance and costs way less.

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Toshiba vs HP

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I have a Toshiba, that would be MY choice if the cost is fairly even but there is really nothing wrong with the HP's but I would still do the Toshi. Good luck!

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Walmart... $398

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I see that Walmart is going to have minimum of 20 Toshiba's with 2 gig on July 20th for $398 starting at 8:00 AM.

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new one!

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check out the new hp dv5-1004nr at bestbuy.com. the new amd ultra, 4gb ram (up-grade to Cool and dedicated graphics!

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