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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.
thanks

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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.
Bob

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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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