That would give you both a reduced price and support.
If the school environment offers Wifi (seems likely between now and the near future, if not now already) I would go for inbuild wireless, at least. There doesn't seem anything wrong with the Acer, but I don't have any experiences with laptops, so that's just on the sight of the specifications.
hi ,i need to buy a laptop for school, i have about 1500 to play with, i dont care about games i just want something thats going to let me have a few programs open and is fast and reliable , i have kind of put it down to three options thses are
Dell Latitude D600,silver, Centrino 1.3Ghz, 40Gb HDD, 512 DDR, DVD/CD-RW
Combo, 32Mb AGP, touchpad, Moderm/Fax, Gigabit Ethernet, S-video, 2xUSB 2.0,
4 hours battery, 2.2 kg, 14.1 monitor, 1 inch thick, bag, charger, 1 month
return warranty, 4 month old, Win XP, Office XP, Power DVD. $1449 ono.
ACER TravelMate 3200series (actual model is 3202CXi), Intel Centrino
> > Pentium M 1.6Ghz Processor 512 DDR ram, 40 GB, DVD/CDRW, 64Mb ATI
> > Radeon 9700, 56k modem, LAN, WIFI g/b (wireless LAN), Bluetooth, 3
> > USB ports,
> > 1394 firewire, SD slot, 14.1" high resolution screen, very light and
> > compact, only 2kg and 2.5cm thin. Loaded with Window XP Pro SP2,
> > Office XP. Come with bag and charger. exc
im from australia so these prices could be a bit outdates thoughts opinions or any help would be apprecitated
the last option is the dell inspirion 6000 its 1750 though and id prbraly prefer to ignore it
refurnished systems are available but im not sure if they are trsutworthy
any help please~~~!!!!!