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Old 03-02-2010, 12:39 AM   #1
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i was told 3 choices of pre-built laptops to buy and i don't know which one, can i get someones honest advice on which one to buy. i wont use the laptop for too much only for watching movies and searching the web. These are the choices:
1. A Toshiba
* Intel Pentium Dual Core T4400 2.2ghz CPU
* Touchpad With Gesture Modem
* Dddr3 2GB RAM
* DVD-supermulti
* 15 Inch Screen
* 2 GB Ram
* 320 GB HDD
* Win 7 Home Premium
* Wifi
for $681
2. A Compaq
* AMD Athlon Dual Core M320 2.1ghz
* Lightscribe Supermulti 8 X DVDRW
* 15 Inch Screen
* 4 GB Ram
* 500 GB HDD
* Win 7 Home Premium
* Wifi
* Web cam
* ATI Radeon Hd4330 With 512MB Dedicated Graphics
for 774$
3.A Asus
* Intel Core I5 430m 2.26ghz CPU
* DVD Supermulti
* Wireless 802.11 B/G/N
* 15 Inch Screen
* 4 GB Ram
* 320 GB HDD
* Win 7 Home Premium
* Wifi
for $994
PLEASE HELP!!
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Old 03-02-2010, 01:10 AM   #2
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What's the GPU on the Asus?

It definitely has the best cpu.
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Are those the only three you can buy?

What will you use this laptop for? JUST movies and web? If so, get the first one.
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well for small work here and there as well but mainly to watch movies and surf the web
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What type of work?

Like M$ office type stuff?
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mostly M$ stuff, like typing up an essays or pieces of writing and that's about it.
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Go with the first one for sure. No need to get anything more powerful.
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