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Needing a new HP

by dragonmaster0430 / January 1, 2010 5:31 AM PST

I'm looking for new HP.
I'm a graphic designer and gamer so I'll need one with a great graphic card and processor (or so i've been told).
I like 16.5 sized screens
Keyboards without the number keypad(not a major issue though)
Webcam and mic would be wonderful
I've seen textured mousepads too, those are nice lol

Anyone have any suggestions?

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Out of curiosity,
by Porch-a-Geese / January 1, 2010 6:05 AM PST
In reply to: Needing a new HP

what is wrong with the current one?

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by dragonmaster0430 / January 1, 2010 6:11 AM PST
In reply to: Out of curiosity,

....its at least 3 yrs old,runs vista, the screen has a entire row of dead pixels on the top webcam doesnt work, doesnt charge well and the keyboard is falling apart...I've been told im tough on my laptops lol

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save the old laptop, don't throw away
by Porch-a-Geese / January 1, 2010 6:33 AM PST
In reply to: well

You should be able to connect it to a monitor.
External keyboard and mouse, the same for a webcam.
It can be used to install linux as a spare system.

Still, buy yourself another.

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by dragonmaster0430 / January 1, 2010 6:38 AM PST

I wasnt plannin on throwing it away, I keep all my old laptops lol
But I still need to figure out the best new one for me

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by dragonmaster0430 / January 3, 2010 1:08 PM PST
In reply to: Oh

Anyone got any suggestions for a new hp?!

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by dragonmaster0430 / January 4, 2010 2:31 PM PST
In reply to: hey


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Too Many Options To Choose From...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / January 5, 2010 12:37 AM PST
In reply to: hey

My first question was: "Why limit it to HP?" But whether you only want HP computers or are willing to expand to other brand names, there are way too many computers on the market to simply make a recommendation based on the information you've given us. You've not really made it clear why a laptop is a requirement since a desktop computer usually is a cheaper, better, and longer lasting alternative for gaming and graphics intensive applications. No mention of the country where you will be using the computer.. No mention of price limits.

We'll need to know if there are any specific computers you've been looking at.. If you've got a couple of machines for comparison, we might be able to give you opinions on which one we prefer.

Hope this helps.


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by dragonmaster0430 / January 5, 2010 12:55 AM PST

i'm limiting the choice to HP because my moms gets a nice discount on HP LAPTOPS from her job. laptop is the only options because that is all my mother gets a discount on and she paying and a laptop is manditory to bring to class for my college classes. the price would be nice under 1500 but with my moms discount most of the laptops on the HP site are with a decent range. I'm in the united states. i have no option for laptops i have been looking at because my laptop just broke,my classes start back thursday and i have had no time to browse around thats why i asked for suggestions here.

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Since gaming is on the list.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 5, 2010 1:41 AM PST
In reply to: well

At just under 1K it's not a full tilt gamer but the dv6-1361sb may nice enough. Just try out that keyboard to be sure you'll like it.

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