Reccomend me a laptop for less than $800.

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  1. The_Kids_Are_Alright

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  3. The_Kids_Are_Alright

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    It's a Dell, no, it's not worth it for that price.

    Additionally, you'll get what you pay for. A laptop for $800 will probably lead you to an area you wish you did not step in.
     
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    You can get a good laptop for a couple hundred dollars more. Aim for an IBM thinkpad. I'd even go with Toshiba or Fijitsu. Browse around.

    I personally would get an Asus notebook over any of them, but they're a little more pricey.

    It really depends what you plan on using it for.
     
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    He said he wants under $800. I gave him exactly what he's looking for.

    I don't know what you've got against dell... Dell notebooks are pretty good from what I've seen.

    IBM's are overpriced out the ass.
     
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    Pretty good from what you've seen?

    Try a 24% return rate on defective laptops in 2004. Or better yet, 26% return rate this year.

    Yeah, go buy a Dell. And it would be smart of you to buy it from that place liek that as well. It probably voids the warranty which you'll need since you're buying a Dell.

    IBM's are a little bit more costly than Dells, but like I said, you get what you pay for. IBM makes decent machines. In my opinion, I'd get an Asus. Screw Dell. I hope you buy one.
     
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    Get an iBook from an Apple reseller. Best $800 notebook you can buy.
     
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    I got a T23, 1000mhz for $370, if you're interested in a similar product, let me know.
     
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    Ah, yes. I would also recommend this. But people tend to avoid Apple for reasons due to unfamiliarity. Good choice.
     
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    Make sure you don't get a defective one then?

    Perhaps you're right, although it's a good price for what I'm lookign to do with it.
     
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    Yes, dumbass. Because when you go Purchase a brand new Dell, or used Dell, you'll know if it's defective or not.

    :uh:
     
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    A little more than $800....but a great deal.

    http://www.cdw.com/shop/products/default.aspx?EDC=867825

    Main Features


    • 1.6GHz Intel Pentium M Processor 730 w/Centrino Mobile Technology

    • 512MB RAM + 512MB RAM FREE

    • 40GB hard drive

    • CD-RW/DVD-ROM

    • 10/100 Ethernet

    • WiFi 802.11a/b/g

    • 56kbps/V.92

    • Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional

    • 14" WXGA display


    14" Wide screen lets you see more and do more!

    Purchase a Tecra A5-S416 and upgrade to 1GB of memory, compliments of Kingston for the price of the notebook (which includes 512MB of memory). $110 Value. Offer good through 12/31/05.
     
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    checkout notebookreview.com
     
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    I still think that the dell is a good deal.
     
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    Ok? Go ahead and buy it then.
     
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    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16834220069

    Newegg has an Asus for 859....Dont know ifts a good deal or not though?

    • Newegg.com Exclusive Product from Asus
    • ASUS A3H Celeron M 1.6GHz 15.0" XGA 512MB 60GB DVD-ROM Intel GMA900 NoteBook - Retail

      Battery Life: 4hours
      Communication: Modem, LAN and WLAN
      CPU Type: Intel Celeron M 380(1.6GHz)
      Graphics Card: Integrated Intel GMA900
      Hard Disk: 60GB
      Memory Size: 512MB DDR2
      Optical Drive: 8X DVD-ROM
      Part#: 90NFMA411214101L5T
      Screen: 15" XGA (1024 x 768)
      Video Memory: shared memory
    • Model #: 90NFMA411214101L5T
    • Item #: N82E16834220069
     
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    Fuck it, I'm not gonna be able to find what I'm looking for in a laptop without spending more than a grand. Thanks anyway.


    Er, sorry for the thread jackage.
     
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    get the dell? wahts the prob?
     
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    I really don't like Dell notebooks. I think its best to go with a consumer appliance maker who knows what they are doing when it comes to making such things. Apple/Sony.
     

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