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Help for choosing a laptop

by ajay_i316 / January 28, 2009 9:17 AM PST

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Hi
I am planning to purchase a new laptop and I am extremely confused as to which laptop to choose. I have narrowed it down to a few specifications. I would want to buy a laptop which has a blue ray drive and also preferably a RAM which is somewhat around 3 gb... I am extremely confused about the processor. I have never used an AMD processor in my life and am having a mental block about the AMD range of processors. Also I feel the 17 inches monitor is a bit too large for the laptop and its purpose of being mobile ll be defeated when it comes to this big a size. The last specification is the price range... I dont want it to exceed

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Let's get this out in the open.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 28, 2009 9:47 AM PST

Some get these to play Blu Ray on their HDTV and encounter nothing but trouble. If this is what you intend to do, be sure that the seller will refund every pound if it doesn't work.
Bob
PS. Nod to the Sony. Not an offer to write a long reason.

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@Bob
by ajay_i316 / January 28, 2009 9:54 AM PST

The basic purpose is not to get it connected to a HDTV.. Just with the thought that I could have the latest technology wen i am going in for a new laptop.. I thought it would be worth going in with the latest config rather than struggling with upgradation after some time... So Bob, do u say that I can go for the Sony laptop??

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@bob
by ajay_i316 / January 28, 2009 10:05 AM PST

why do u say that its not an offer to say much ??? I would be glad if u could elaborate more..

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The machines are fairly equal.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 28, 2009 10:19 AM PST
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But with more oomph in 2 places, I'd get the Sony if the money was same for both.

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blue ray clarification
by ajay_i316 / January 28, 2009 5:23 PM PST

what do you feel about the blue ray technology in general? is it worth buying it along with the laptop or is it better to avoid it? please give a honest reply...

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I agree with Steve-o
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 29, 2009 1:02 AM PST
In reply to: blue ray clarification
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