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I'm Converting! Help appreciated..

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#1 damnMacs


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Posted 27 October 2008 - 01:05 PM

Back from macs. Ive spent 800$ (not including the 1400$ I spent to buy it) on my macbook and I refuse to spend another penny on it. I'm looking for advice on what is the best laptop I can spend 750$ on(I would really prefer not to go over this). I'm a Pre Law college student so all I really need it for is browsing, music, videos, and homework. I really have no idea where to start because Ive been brought up as such a macHead.

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Posted 27 October 2008 - 02:09 PM

Hi :thumbsup:.

If I aspired to own a laptop which was not bought with the intent of gaming...I would simply visit the Dell site and shop.

Any laptop easily handles the routine stuff, just as any desktop does these days.


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Posted 27 October 2008 - 03:09 PM

You can also go to Newegg and see if they have any deals, I found several to choose from.

HP Pavilion dv7-1130us NoteBook - Tons of memory, a huge screen, and a decent hard drive. If you plan on carting this thing around to every single class it may not be the best choice given its size.
TOSHIBA Satellite A355-S6879 NoteBook - A slightly smaller version of the previous HP notebook, doesn't have as much memory though.
ASUS N10 Series N10J-A2 Intel Atom N270(1.60GHz) - If you like small and lightweight, this one is for you. The keyboard is not great if you have large hands.



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Posted 28 October 2008 - 07:02 AM

Right... Homework... (Haha just kidding.)

Just bought a lappy for my self not too long ago and it performs amazingly!


But if you don't like acer or something about that laptop anything on this page should suit your price range for the laptop


At a curiosity if you don't mind me asking why are you switching back from a Mac, and what forced you to spend an additional 800$?

Edited by xXAlphaXx, 28 October 2008 - 07:05 AM.

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#5 HitSquad


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Posted 28 October 2008 - 07:34 AM

I've repaired notebooks in my spare time over ten years now.
When it comes to on-line support and field service manuals, there is no one better then Lenovo and Dell.
Avoid Sony like the plague. Toshiba, though well built, is also very poor in these departments.
If you're a do-it-yourselfer, I recommend the above two.

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Posted 28 October 2008 - 11:13 AM

I echo Hitsquad's recommendation
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