dad needs a laptop

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  1. Yuppy

    Yuppy Have a seat right there....

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    for basically web-only and stock trading programs.. any recs?

    basically i am thinking it needs a big hdd/2 gigs of ram and good proc. (hes retired doctor so im sure he will want it to be nice...) and i got my own gaming rig so ill never have to use it. I'll have to get him a flash drive so he can transfer bookmarks and other stuff.

    links to recs?

    edit; large monitor is key for him im sure
     
  2. Peyomp

    Peyomp New Member

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    If he can trade stocks on the web, consider an XO laptop? Tis the season of giving, after all.

    www.laptop.org
     
  3. Harry Caray

    Harry Caray Fine purveyor of x.264, h.264 & TS HD-Video !!! HD

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    you're not gonna trade shit on a XO system. It's slow, basic and doesn't have that great of a browser also. Add in a 8" screen, you're not gonna have much room to pull up charts, sheets etc,etc...

    When I have my TDAmeritrade account up, having Streamer, news, charts,Level1,etc,etc takes up a whole 19" screen.

    Baaaaad call
     
  4. Yuppy

    Yuppy Have a seat right there....

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    yea no he has some very complex software running. fullscreen. Im thinking a 17 inch monitor + intel. . . any specific suggestions.
     

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