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Best 13 inch sub $1400 laptop?

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    I'm looking for a laptop, preferably under AU$1400, which has a reasonable battery life, and looks cool. It needs to be small (13 inches or smaller), as I'd use it for schoolwork and don't want to lug around a seperate bag for it.
    Minimum specs:
    C2D @ 1.66 GHz
    Intel X3100 graphics
    120 GB Hard drive
    3 hours battery life
    13 inch screen, or smaller
    2 GB RAM

    It doesn't need an optical drive, and weight doesn't matter much.
    I'm thinking along the lines of an Asus U3 or something, but i'm sure that there are better or cheaper laptops out there. Don't suggest a Macbook; I don't like them, or an Acer; they look bad.
    Any other suggestions are welcome, especially ones under $1000!
     
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    Have you concidered the weaker Eee PC?
     
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    The EEE looks pretty cool, but I'm waiting for the '900' version to come to Australia before I consider it. With 900 MHz under the hood, it isn't that powerful.
     
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    kenkickr, those Toshibas look nice; what kind of battery life do they get, and does Toshiba have a 9 cell battery option?
     

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