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Buying First laptop ever!!! ***Help***


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#1 Ark94

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Posted 14 February 2010 - 11:19 PM

Hey everybody, so I am looking for a laptop for my 16th. First laptop my parents are going to be buying me, and my first laptop ever.

Basically here is what I am looking for –
Price: 500-700 CAN
Speed: Preferably fast. Able to multi task, and have a game open and not slow down much
Graphics: Looking for some good graphics. Just enough to play Wow at max, and play Sims 2 maybe.
Memory: Not much of a concern, have a 500GB external harddrive but bigger would be better.
Outputs: Does not matter much, some HDMI, VGA or DVI would be nice but doesn’t matter.
Screen Size: Something that is good for watching movies on, and playing Wow.
Brand: Anything if you can help prove it is reliable. I hear a lot of good things about Toshiba.

So I am going to be using it for school mainly, and maybe Wow if I can. Just would like it to be the BEST bang for the buck. Nothing online, I am going to go to either futureshop or bestbuy and buy one. I live in Canada so if you can go on the sites and maybe search around and help. I will also post some maybe you can give some suggestions.
Futureshop.ca
Bestbuy.ca

So here are a few I found. I have heard people suggesting that #1 and #2 are good. Not sure about the other 2 yet. I want a reliable laptop that won’t bleeping break or bleep like that.

1. http://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/product/msi...58fd1207bd8en02
2. http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/hewlet...7049baea437en02
3. http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/hp-pav...b502c118521en02
4. http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/hp-pav...5a922498e7ben02

Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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