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Looking For A Cheap Laptop System

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#1 ubuntuman


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Posted 24 March 2008 - 07:49 PM

I'm looking for a cheap computer system to tool around with, what do you guys think of the Toshiba Satelite listed here?


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#2 KoanYorel


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Posted 24 March 2008 - 08:10 PM

I have two Tosihi's with 17" screens, that I paid much more for (on discount), a similar system as you note.

There are other manufactures that sell cheaper?

It's a fair run about system, but not well suited for gaming.

I've had no problems with either. Both running VISTA OS.
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Posted 25 March 2008 - 10:28 AM

I don't currently have a laptop (I prefer desktops, much easier maintenance, upgrading, repairing).

I just took a look at your link and the price quote is a bit misleading, since it doesn't include warranty or shipping. These are substantial (IMO) charges on what appears to be a $500 base price.

I think I'd go with Dell for a cheap laptop that would perform reasonably for everything other than gaming.


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