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Help me pick a new laptop :)

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08-22-2008, 01:56 AM
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Hey guys,

I am currently on the hunt for a new laptop (old ones kinda packed up now, had it for like 5 years ) anyway, I will mainly be using the laptop for browsing the web, designing (photoshop, illustrator) and other programs.

My price budget is only around $1,000-1200 but I can go up a bit higher.

Needs to have at least 2gb ram (I would prefer 3GB though), and a decent processor 2.x or 3.x GHz

Anybody know of some good laptops around that range

08-22-2008, 12:44 PM
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Looks like you can get the base model Macbook, and then for another $100 have 4GB of ram. Mac's are great machines.

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Which MacBook is the one that is in my price range, can't seem to find it?

Do you have a link James?

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http://store.apple.com/us/configure/...A?mco=NzQ3Njk0

$1,100 for the base model MacBook. Then for another $100 from here: http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Other.../53IM2DDR4GBK/ will get you a 4GB ram kit for the laptop. So $1,200 total. If you're a student, you can get the same laptop for $999, plus $100 for the ram.

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get a mac!

mac pro

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Cheers James!

How do I go about installing that ram kit though?

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i'd say go for mac they are great

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Get an Acer Aspire, brilliant computers and very good / stable!

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If he gets a mac he will have to get all his software again and we all know photoshop ain't cheap.

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go for sony vaio Z series they are best laptops right now. iam biased as i have the latest z series

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