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Old July 27th, 2011, 12:47 PM   #1
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My oldest son starts high school this year and he needs a laptop.Looking at around $500.00,So far this is at the top of my list.http://www.notebookreview.com/price/...tFamilyID=1538
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Old July 27th, 2011, 12:54 PM   #2
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That would be a good choice. I have had good luck with Lenovo's.
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Student laptops will be used for:
1. Porn

Get the best one for that.
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He is going to be mainly using it for porn. Make sure you get one with a good video card.
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Don't worry about lonovo's. They're nice. They're IBM's "consumer" grade line. I'm running their desktops at work without issues.
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He needs laptop for High School? Anyways Lenova is pretty good computer but it really depends on what he plans on using it for.

Unless he absolutely needs a Laptop, I would go with a desktop (You get alot more for your money).
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He needs laptop for High School? Anyways Lenova is pretty good computer but it really depends on what he plans on using it for.

Unless he absolutely needs a Laptop, I would go with a desktop (You get alot more for your money).
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He does not NEED a Laptop for high school, he needs a computer. Hell I don't NEED a laptop for college but it makes my life easier during 3 hour breaks in between classes.
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He does not NEED a Laptop for high school, he needs a computer. Hell I don't NEED a laptop for college but it makes my life easier during 3 hour breaks in between classes.
X2 I was able to convince my parents i NEEDED a 2000 dollar custom built hp. They loved me 75% more than ifs loves his kid.
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X2 I was able to convince my parents i NEEDED a 2000 dollar custom built hp. They loved me 75% more than ifs loves his kid.
What year 199?
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2005.
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Old July 27th, 2011, 01:55 PM   #13
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X2 I was able to convince my parents i NEEDED a 2000 dollar custom built hp. They loved me 75% more than ifs loves his kid.
D'oh math fail.
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2 years ago I got my Fiance a laptop for college from best buy for 300 bucks out the door. It worked great, and she still uses it today. Check them.. They have back to school specials.
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Jesus fukc ...

Go weld something you dipshit...
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I work in the computer industry. You should be able to find a laptop that will meet his needs for under $500.00. If you do not have microsoft office you will need to purchase it as well as anti-virus. If you are looking for to brand in the market right now ASUS would be my choice. Note the 1 Accidental Damage Warranty. Been in the computer industry for 12 years. PM me if you got any other questions.

http://www.amazon.com/A52F-XA3-15-6-...1795367&sr=8-3

ASUS A52F-XA3 15.6-Inch Versatile Entertainment Laptop

Price $449.99 FREE SHIPPING

Intel Core i3-380M (2.53 GHz); Intel HD Graphics
3GB of DDR3 1066MHz DRAM, 2 slots, 8GB Max; 320GB Hard Drive (5400 RPM); Super Multi DVD Drive
Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) Operating System; 4-in-1 Card Reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO)
15.6-Inch HD Display (1366x768); 0.3MP Webcam; HDMI and VGA Port; Wireless 802.11bgn; 3 USB 2.0 Ports
1 Year Accidental Damage Warranty and 1 Year Standard Warranty Included
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buy used.
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You might also consider a netbook. I recently needed to replace my old laptop and didn't have the cash to buy a decent one so I looked into a netbook. I ended up busying a top of the line Acer netbook and have been really happy with it. The nice thing about netbooks vs laptops is battery life(they use low consumption processors) and weight. When you have a bag full of heavy books it helps to have a tiny netbook. Mine also has HD out so I can hook it to any flatscreen or monitor and use that to stream video which is nice. Anyways hope this helps pm me if you have any other questions
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Get a Dell and get a free Xbox 360.
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Get a Dell and get a free Xbox 360.
Already have one,and took it away from the kids this past winter.They were always bitching how there was nothing else to do.So by by xbox.
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