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Laptop suggestions?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by madmoneyyy, Aug 31, 2013.

  1. madmoneyyy

    madmoneyyy Newbie

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    Hey guys!

    I have recently decided that I want to purchase a laptop (seeing as I only have a desktop). I need something that is capable of medium to high-level performance. In terms of looks I want something that is thin and sleek looking. I know I am basically describing a Macbook, but please don't mention any Mac's. Thank you!

    ps. Nothing over $600, don't laugh :rolleyes: .
     
  2. gullsinn

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    Hp sleek book would be good for you.
     
  3. madmoneyyy

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    Love the look as far as specs go, it looks like it can at least do the job. I will take it into consideration. Thanks!
     
  4. Asif WILSON Khan

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    Searched Google for best performance laptop 2013 $600 and it looks like there several options for you but I can't recommend any for you as I hate all laptops.
     
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  5. madmoneyyy

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    Yeah, I've tried that but none are really what I am looking for or they are out of my price range. Just wanted some opinions from people here that may suggest some they actually own.

    I also have a dislike for laptops, but they are extremely convenient. Can't really see myself carrying around a desktop. :rolleyes:
     
  6. Logician

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    Your more of an ipad kind of guy huh..
     
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  7. angie1958

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    Bro...I've bought 5 different laptops in 4 years because I keep spilling my drinks on my keyboard. Straight up...but the refurbished Gateway from Walmart online. Tax and shipping $280. I have no idea how they make these look brand new. You can look forever and can't see a single scratch. I love my Gateway which used to be the most expensive desktop. $280 with tax!
     
  8. XCLUSIVE

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    asus k55a nothing better in that price range. Enough said!!!
     
  9. Asif WILSON Khan

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    Nah, I just hate all Computers that are smaller than a microwave and don't give you a hernia every time you move it.
    I only like massive Desktops.
     
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    It sounds like you want an Ultrabook. They generally have REAL 6hr+ battery life and pretty good performance. Most have a dedicated SSD or at least SSD caching. I have an ASUS UX31A for a laptop, but it has a low voltage CPU. The Samsung Ultrabooks are pretty nice. Definitely worth a look.
     
  11. madmoneyyy

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    Yea I was looking at the Samsung also, but I think I've narrowed it down to the Asus brand.
     
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    I would buy a used/refurbished 13" Macbook Pro from eBay. There's a couple that run under $600 but personally would never buy anything used. I just bought a Macbook Pro and it's the best laptop I've ever owned. Super fast speed, looks nice, has tons of cool features, and it can't get viruses as easily as Windows.
     
  13. madmoneyyy

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    Oooo. I just might also look into that too. However, I would run windows on it and if I go down that road I will look for a reputable seller that offers a good warrantee on it. So the topic is now Asus vs MacBook (in the $600 budget of course) .
     
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    It's a little harder to get software for a Mac and you can get a new Windows laptop for the price of the used Mac. On the negative side you most likely will get Windows 8 with the stupid Metro interface and the assorted craplets or as they call it in Redmond the "Career Ender".
     
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  15. WayneInc

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    Dell Latitude will be good..but its like 800+ but good and tough to go...
     
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    LOL Wayne, I want a laptop, not a tank. :)
     
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    (@Topic: Look into ASUS laptops. there should be one fitting your requirements)
     
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  19. -Revolution-

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    Well I'm also buying one soon.
    Check out Acer Aspire e1 571.Comes in i5 and i3 :)
     
  20. -Revolution-

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    +1 for this.If you're looking for an ultra-mobile laptop.This is your best bet.
     
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