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#1 RainbowSix

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Posted 09 August 2010 - 01:56 PM

I am thinking about getting the Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976 but I wanted to see what the other forum regulars thought about it first.

I was thinking about getting a netbook but after reading about the horrors of Windows 7 Starter, I changed my mind.
I need something simple to type papers, surf the internet, watch DVDs, and play some freeware games (e.g. Urban terror). Could it do all of these without a problem? Most of the computer work I do is on a desktop.
This notebook will be a replacement for a 4-year-old HP notebook which is starting to have problems.

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 10:39 PM

This laptop that I suggest costs a little bit more, but I use it, and have had no problem. The Asus K50IJ is a great laptop that I use everyday. I don't have a desktop, and it plays many games that I play.

ASUS is a really good brand for laptops, also look at the Dell Inspiron 15 line. I was going to get that one, but I was the K50IJ and got that instead. Both really good laptops, nonetheless.

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Posted 13 August 2010 - 03:11 AM

don't have to buy a costy one because laptops updates fast...
just buy one most practical at present and some day when you are tired of it..throw it away and buy a new set. after all, laptop is not like a paper notebook




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