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HELP me hunt for the right laptop pleaseee!

by purple_fafi / December 29, 2009 2:05 PM PST

so im open to any suggestions or reccomendations on what type of laptop to get.
no macs! it has to be under $850
16" or under and 12cell battery
perferably a backlit keyboard
it has to be somewhat mobile since ill most likely be taking it to school or when i travel.
im not a hard core gamer but i play a few pc games like sims and left4dead and i like editing pictures on my laptop

your help is really appreciated

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Your list should get short very fast.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 29, 2009 11:23 PM PST

You have a FINE list to work from. Can you find ONE laptop that meets that list?

Did you try the laptop finder at the top of the forum?

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yea i did
by purple_fafi / December 30, 2009 3:55 AM PST

theres this one toshiba that i shorta liked but it wasent for gaming.
also alot of the gaming laptops are expensive and huge.
i have researched but still cant find the right one
i know im not gunna be able to get everything i want in a laptop but i just want sugestions.

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Armed with that I don't think there are any.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 30, 2009 6:47 AM PST
In reply to: yea i did

At 850 you may not find such. You didn't find one and we know gaming laptops must weigh more. I'm surprised that the stores don't explain why this is.

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HP does offer a 12 cell battery for some of their models
by orlbuckeye / December 31, 2009 1:02 AM PST

but it sticks out further then a 6 or 9 cell battery and will make the back of the laptop higher when it sits on your desk. I'm not sure of how many other companies offer a 12 cell battery.

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its okay
by purple_fafi / January 2, 2010 2:26 PM PST

i really dont mind that it sticks out.
could you post the names/models of the hp's?

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The Pavilon dv's models. They won't come with
by orlbuckeye / January 4, 2010 7:47 PM PST
In reply to: its okay

a 12 cell but you can purchase one although if you buy from HP you can configure it with a 12 cell. Not all models can use a 12 cell like my DV7.

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