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Best laptop under $800??

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An old friend of mine needs a decent laptop for internet, business applications, and some gaming. I'm trying to find him the best laptop for around $500. Since I'm not much of a laptop guy, I thought I'd ask for some suggestions/help. This laptop has to be new. Thanks!
 
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OK, I just edited the thread, since he's now willing to spend up to $800.
 
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834146584
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834157020
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834220559
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834220569 (cheaper)

I don't like AMD processors for laptops (exceptions apply here since they do have a few that are good). Does battery life, screen size, and weigh matter much to him? I suggest an HP, IBM(lenovo) or preferably ASUS. The last link seems like good bang/buck, but the processor isn't so great
 
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Nice suggestion, but I prefer the ASUS that I suggested (same $$) with a T6500 (much better than that AMD processor) and a 220m (about equivalent to 9600m gt) with I believe 2 years warranty including 1 accidental year (btw great customer service apparently and its worldwide, not restricted to where you buy it)
 
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How about a few under $650??
 
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I have to agree. And I like the link you provided but their seems to be a lot of missing data. The placement of a number of processors seems to be based on assumptions and benchmarks for other processors in the same series. That could result in bad info.
 
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I agree but it's still a pretty good guideline :)