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Laptop Decision

by jefe96 / December 9, 2008 5:28 AM PST

Looking for a small compact laptop but would rather have full features instead of a netbook. Main uses are internet, email, word processing, etc, music, movies, photos. Have narrowed it down to 3 and not sure which is the better option.

Sony SR Series - P8400 processor, 4gb ram, 360gb harddrive
Apple Macbook
HP Pavilion 3510nr (the Best Buy Blue Label model)

All are around the price range. The HP is the cheapest of the bunch, but price is not necessarily a requirement. Which of these 3 would you go with?

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Odd list.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 9, 2008 5:41 AM PST
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With the Apple in the list, a little more should be told since what value do you give MacOSX?

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value
by jefe96 / December 9, 2008 6:25 AM PST
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Not really any value. More of an interest factor. Never used so I don't know what I'm missing. Know people who have one and rave about it so it's more of an interest factor. But, don't want to overpay for something that I don't need.

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Go with the Macbook
by MAD geek / December 13, 2008 8:22 AM PST
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I would go with the macbook because Apple's are reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeealy user friendly. Also they require the least maintinence because less viruses are compatible to them. Although people think that there is not enough free software on the internet for mac, the amounts are growing. Apple also has a billion (literally) of free downloads on its sight. Also apple is certainly growing, now apple takes up about ten percent of the users on the internet which is the first time the Windows has gone below 90%. Hope you take my advice thanks.

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