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Any recommendations for a new laptop?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by thedon23, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. thedon23

    thedon23 Elite Member

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    Any recommendations for a laptop? I'm not looking to spend anymore than $1,200 (roughly).

    Must haves:
    - At least 4GB RAM
    - Monitor should not be bigger than 15.7"

    I pretty much use it for internet marketing (I use many automation programs), gaming once in a while, music, movies, and for college.

    Anybody know of some good laptops/deals?

    BTW, I'm in the USA.
     
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  2. mudbutt

    mudbutt Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    like omg, get a macbook because lyke, steve jobs is the BEST and apple is so much hipper/cooler than stupid windoez pc. SERIOUZ!!!

    /sarcasm.

    on a real note, check out the dell xps 16. i like it.
     
  3. CoyoteAssassin

    CoyoteAssassin Elite Member

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    I have been happy with the price and performance of the HP dv6-2150us that I picked up at Office Depot for $549 a couple weeks ago.

    Check it out.
     
  4. chocolatemonkey

    chocolatemonkey Junior Member

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    Sony Vaio. Enough said.

    Or if you're REALLY a badass, go the Alienware route. :p
     
  5. mergethegreat

    mergethegreat Junior Member

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    check out tigerdirect . com
     
  6. voyevoda

    voyevoda Regular Member Premium Member

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    MacBook or 13" MacBook Pro for sure. :)
     
  7. Jay12341235

    Jay12341235 BANNED BANNED

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    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Asus+-+Laptop+/+Intel%26%23174;+Core%26%23153;+i7+Processor+/+17.3%22+Display+/+6GB+Memory+/+500GB+Hard+Drive+-+Black/9741729.p?id=1218165344675&skuId=9741729

    You won't find anything better for the price EVER! I can absolutely gurantee you that 400%. It's a gaming machine. You'll almost never have to turn down settings on any games you have. Seriously, this laptop is amazing. Not to mention it will beat the crap out of internet explorer and will most likely tear apart any programs you'll use.

    It's specific to bestbuy though, so you'll only find this model there. It comes with the 5870 mobile graphics which is the fastest single gpu mobile chip in the world if I remember correctly, 6 gigs of ram, core i7 quad core processor which I believe competes with many desktop processors, and not bad ones either. This processor is insane and can handle up to eight threads. hell of a lot more than enough for what you will probably be doing but you never know! 500gb hard drive. The only down side is that it comes with a huge ass 17 inch screen and it's big, but for this price, I hope to god it's something you can live with. You'll never find anything better for $1200, I bet you my left testicle! Hell, I'll even throw in my right one.

    Do NOT get alienware or VAIO, overprice garbagio. HP makes some laptops for a lower price as well if you're not interested in spending so much. Please do yourself a favor and buy this laptop. I beg you!

    PS I was not paid to write any of this. lol
     
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  8. mudbutt

    mudbutt Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    why pay more for outdated tech? that goes against logic doesnt it?
     
  9. goodguy333

    goodguy333 Junior Member

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    Btw try
    cheap-laptop-and-used-laptop-review.com/discount-laptops.html
    for some cool deals straight from companies themselves...!:)
     
  10. nethead01

    nethead01 Regular Member

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    alienware for sure!!!! i want one so bad!