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Nd Help in Buying Laptop

by NewLTUser / May 4, 2009 9:04 AM PDT

Hi. My desktop finally died and I'm in search of a laptop. I'll be using it to surf the net, watch videos, store and share photos, create documents and watch movies. I doubt I will play any video games. I'd like a 16" or 17" screen and enough memory for photos, although I will save them to an external hd.

My desktop was a Dell and I had it for five years. I can get a Dell or anything else but I will want to make sure the customer service is good.

Any suggestions? My price range is up to $1200. Thanks!!

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all are about the same at the same pricepoint
by ramarc / May 4, 2009 9:36 AM PDT

manufacturers know how to price their products and don't really try to undersell that much (aside from sales and freebies). dell's $1200 laptop will be just as fast and feature rich as HP's $1200. keep an eye out for sales, or get the one that has the specific feature you want, or (all things being equal) just appeals to you the most.

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all are about the same at the same pricepoint
by NewLTUser / May 4, 2009 9:39 AM PDT

Thanks for your help. I will check out the Mother's Day sales as I'm sure there will be some good ones out there.

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