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Looking for a new laptop

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#1 notamondayfan


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Posted 01 August 2009 - 01:18 PM

Hey guys,

I'm looking for a new laptop. My budget is 500 max, what do you guys suggest?

It needs to do all the basic things well. High def isn't necessary. I would ideally like it to handle 3Ds Max as I intend to use it for 3D scenes, and photoshop too, so im thinking that it needs seperate graphics. 3gb ram too would also be handy.

Thanks, Dean

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#2 stealthchicken75


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Posted 09 August 2009 - 08:52 PM

I'd suggest a Dell Inspiron 15. You can configure it with an ATI RADEON HD4330 and an Intel Core2 Duo 2.0Ghz for around 550$ USD. Configuring it as such should allow you to do any basic task along with light gaming and Photoshopping. You don't be able to do either at tremendous speeds due to only spending 500$ on the rig, but it would be capable.

#3 Heafy


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Posted 18 August 2009 - 03:34 PM

For a laptop, that's a toughy. You might want to try to build your own computer if you want to pay only 300 pounds for 3gb of ram. Low-Grade desktops with like 2gb of ram and 222gb of hard drive space and decent graphics card can be about 400$ USA money. Other than that, I suggest going to Ebay to look for a steal, but watch what you buy my friend. :blink:
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#4 Vaerli


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Posted 18 August 2009 - 09:17 PM

Like this-


Its decent... I just got it and its pretty nice, but the keyboard is a bit cramped, and mines kinda noisy. It was open box.

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