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Looking for new laptop

by billyd2626 / April 21, 2009 10:29 AM PDT

Hey guys, I'm looking to buy a new laptop. I'm going to start college next year (woo!) and I need a laptop. My parents are paying, so the budget is around $600. Here's what I'm looking for:
-2GB RAM
-Over 150GB hard drive
-Has to be Windows
-As good processing as possible
But anything better that that is great. Basically, I'm asking which laptop do you think would be best for $600?

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Always ask if the school for it's deals.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2009 12:36 PM PDT
In reply to: Looking for new laptop

Some schools have 4 year laptops with warranties. Always ask.

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Try these tools out and see if anything catches your eye
by RonS [WINDOWS-TEAM] / April 22, 2009 5:14 AM PDT
In reply to: Looking for new laptop

You should check out these two Microsoft laptop choosers.

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/choosepc/ - this one focuses on computers by user type.
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-laptop-scout/ - this one lets you input the specs you want using slider bars (including price, which is huge) and spits out the laptops that fit your criteria. I?d suggest you use this one.

I?m not saying you need to get one of the computers that are on there, because they?re still be populated, but it will give you a good idea of what you can get with your $600.

Congrats on the upcoming graduation!

Cheers,
Ron
Windows Outreach Team

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