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Windows 7: Suggest a Laptop

27 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Suggest a Laptop

Hey Guys,
I want to buy a new laptop. I'll be using it for MBA. My desktop is not very fancy, no graphics card so can't play any of the latest games so I want a Laptop where I can play nice games, watch movies, listen to music so it also needs to have good battery life. Good storage capacity,memory,speed :P I want a good deal something that won't make a big hole in my pocket.
Please suggest something

Thanks,
Chinu

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27 Apr 2012   #2

w7 pro 64 bit
 
 

I often suggest that people work out what their budget is and then find a machine to match it.

Other considerations are things like the period of warranty, increasingly many of the big boys offer a two year warranty.
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27 Apr 2012   #3
whs

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A laptop for gaming will automatically run over $1000. A good laptop that cannot run games (well) will be around $500. If you want cheap, you will have to give up gaming. Here are always cheap offerings of the day: Laptop Deals - Deals2buy.com
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27 Apr 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

I am not looking for a gaming laptop but want something on which I can play once in a while. I want to play games like FIFA 10, GTA IV, Call of Duty......games which I cant play on my PC, not looking for a high end gaming laptop Guess my budget should be something around $500-600
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27 Apr 2012   #5
whs

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Look thru the link I gave you. Here is one that has a video card (usually they are all on-board video in this price range) Newegg.com - lenovo IdeaPad Z570 (1024DMU) Notebook Intel Core i5 2450M(2.50GHz) 15.6" 6GB Memory DDR3 1333 500GB HDD 5400rpm DVD±R/RW NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
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27 Apr 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (O.E.M)
 
 

Here is a good site that has lots of info about laptop and reviews. Notebookcheck.net. This site is based in Germany however, so some of the laptops mentioned are not available in some countries. The prices are also in Euros so you'll have to convert them.

Stephen
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03 May 2012   #7

Windows 7 x64
 
 

The only laptops I would spend money on ...

From laptopreviews.com:
• Lenovo ThinkPad X220 (12.5″, 1366×768, IPS, matte)
• HP EliteBook 8560w (15.6″, 1920×1080, IPS, matte)
• HP EliteBook 8760w (17.3″, 1920-1080, IPS, matte)
• Dell Precision M4600 (15.6″, 1920×1080, IPS, matte)
• Dell Precision M6600 (17.3”, 1920×1080,IPS, matte)
• HP Envy 15 (15.6” screen, 1920×1080, IPS, glossy with anti-glare coating)
• LG XNote P330 (13.3”, 1366 x 768, IPS, matte) not available in USA
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03 May 2012   #8

windows7 64bit
 
 

Don't buy cheapest. if want to game pay extra don't get on board sound graphics. You won't be able play newest games if want a good alternative upgrade desktop and buy a tablet.then got portable of laptop and gaming. Better then trying get everything and ending up regretting it
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03 May 2012   #9

 

Those aren't "lite" games, if you're not willing to shell out for non-Intel graphics card then those games will need to be run at low if not minimum settings. Imho you really don't want to buy one of those unless you are honestly willing to put up with half-assed performance.
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03 May 2012   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Here's a place to shop and get informed on laptops.
Laptop Reviews, Netbooks, Desktop Replacements, Cheap Laptops, Laptop Prices and More. | PCWorld

They even have price ranges along with reviews.
Have fun shopping.
THW
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