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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Supermariomp3, Oct 19, 2006.

  1. Supermariomp3

    Supermariomp3 WiiChat Member

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    I need some advice you guys. I saved up about 600 dollars for a new laptop (old one broke) and I don't really no anything about laptops (my mom bought my last one). I was hoping you guys can recommend me one.
    I'm pretty much going to use it for web-surfing, word processing, some simple editing of movies and photos, and some light gaming. It has to be light & slim since I travel a lot.:yesnod: :wink: :smilewinkgrin:
     
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    I'm selling a Sony Vaio on eBay... I would tell you to buy it, but, it's broken. xD

    Sony Vaios are realy good, so are Macs.
     
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    pizzaluvr world crown chimpokomastr

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    i would try to get one w/ a core 2 duo proc, there way beter than pentiums

    and that computer would NOT be good for gaming, it has an integrated graphics card which is ****
     
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    My cheap ass graphics card is capable of playing heavy games of warcraft 3, which is abuot medium-gaming, heavy gaming is like all settings with F.E.A.R. and i know that graphics card is better than mine.
     
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    pizzaluvr world crown chimpokomastr

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    whats your graphics card?? is it o a desktop? if it is then it's better because integrated ones use the cpu to make the graphics, and share system ram etc. it's especially bad on a lappy because they normally don't have very good procs
     
  7. Supermariomp3

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    Thanks Sovieto, I just might look into it.
    But does anyone know where I can get a cheap macbook or a used one for 600 dollars or under. Because I heard that you can have both Mac OSX and windows xp on it at the same time and that would really help me.:aureola: :smilewinkgrin: :yesnod:
     
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    yeah, macbooks are awesome

    i would check on ebay, and apple has a certified program too
     
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    Laptop problem solved!

    Ok, I couldn't find a low priced macbook so I'm going to buy the Dell laptop that Sovieto customized. The specs are perfect for what I'm going to do with it, so laptop problem solved. I guess you can used the thread for talking about laptops or desktops or whatever.
    Peace!:yesnod:
     
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    Cool, I think I am going to be getting a Lapy soon. I was thining the 12" Dell XPS withthe 256 MB Video card. I use Macs at home for doing audio work but I am going to be using the laptop really just for surfing, word proc, lots of gaming, and VERY little Audio Editing as I hate doing real work on PCs.
     
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    Basicly, when your "light gaming" having other programs up, like browsers, AIM, and along thoes lines, it might make it slower, or not. I'm not 100% sure but all graphics cards these days can handle games made atleast 1.5 years ago. Glad I could help! :yesnod:
     
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    I think one of those would cost way more than 600, lol.
     
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    yes, but the computer you recommended doesn't have a gfx card
     
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    Yes it does. Its built in.
     
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    pizzaluvr world crown chimpokomastr

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    but it doesn't have a gpu, or dedicated memory, it shares off of the systems allready low 512 mbs, and the systems proc, which is pretty crappy to
     
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    40GB 5400rpm Hard Drive
    memory i believe is for helping to run programs and stuff, ever on an old computer try playing a game or something and it says: Out of Memory, or Not Enough Memory
     
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    Macbooks are awesome. I made the mistake of buying a Powerbook G4, about 3 months before the Intel Macs were announced. Wish I would have waited as I don't get much use out of my Powerbook, other than a great GUI and awesome video editing power. Which is useful for my uni course, but being able to run Windows in dual-boot warrants the purchase of a Macbook, whether you like Macs or not.

    Good to see most of the people here aren't Windows fan-boys, flaming someone for suggesting a Mac.
     
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    Mac lol
    I know some one with one
    And im not a windows fan
    <<Throws brick
    disdent sound of smashing

    I got a Laptop about two years ago
    and its still good
     
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    Just DONT buy DELL! NEVER EVER EVER!
    ABSOLUTE-CRAP!
    Seriously, too unreliable go with a mac or soemthing, even though i hate the software on the mac, it looks good, and is in general good for movies and stuffs.
     

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