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Recommendations for buying a cheap new laptop


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#1 elizabethwright2244

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Posted 24 October 2014 - 04:03 PM

I am a fairly ignorant computer techy. So any recommendations would be lovely.

 

My price range is no more than $350

 

My major uses are: movie and music streaming, web searches, and microsoft word/presentations programs

 

The thing that matters most to me is the battery life. At least 5 hours would be my goal.

 

I do trek around campus a lot, so something thin and light (under 5lbs) would be preferable. 

 

I have no brand in mind that I want

 

I do want at least 4GB of RAM

 

A fairly fast processor (2.16GHz)

 

I can't think of any other qualifications. I have searched the internet high and low for something, but really have no idea if what I'm looking at is any good. So any help would be greatly appreciated. 



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#2 saw101

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Posted 24 October 2014 - 06:16 PM

Maybe have a look here: http://www.best5list.com/best-laptops-under-350


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Posted 27 October 2014 - 04:26 AM

Woot! (An Amazon company) has a refurbished Lenovo T420 today only.  Woot! is a good place to watch as they have computer deals daily.  The only problem with Woot! is that the deals are only good for one day.






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