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Need help picking a laptop for college

by rustal21 / May 4, 2009 7:09 AM PDT

So I need a laptop for college next year, but I really could use some help/recommendations. I'm looking for a 13" or 14" and i needs to be around $1000. Any help would be greatly Appreciated!

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i suck.
by rustal21 / May 4, 2009 7:09 AM PDT

wow. It needs to be $1000. Not I. I'm not for sale.

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What about
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 4, 2009 7:12 AM PDT

That unit at Walmoat for $499?

It's cheap, dual core CPU, 3GB RAM and I think 320GB hard disk. Wifi, dvdrw and the usual. We have the older Celeron model (cheaper still) and maybe that's all that is needed for college.

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It depends on your use.
by Renegade Knight / May 5, 2009 7:23 AM PDT

A good laptop for 1K is a MacBook. You can put Windows on it and dual boot it and have the best of both worlds. To hit 1000 you have to eitehr get the plastic version or buy one that's been discontinued.

So far I like the features and don't like the keyboard but others in my family like the keybaord better than anything else. Personal preference.

Any cheap laptop will do the job of surfing, writing papers, listening to music or watching some video.

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Here's a nice Acer
by orlbuckeye / May 5, 2009 10:50 PM PDT
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