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Good laptop suggestions?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Keiki, Apr 23, 2006.

  1. Keiki New Member

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    Hey guys, I'm gonna be goin to university this year (I hope) and I'm gonna be buying a latop. I'm looking for a portable/gaming laptop, that means perhaps something at least with a X1600 mobile. Also, at least an Intel Core duo. I've also been wondering if a 64 bit processor would be needed in the future because I want to keep my laptop for at least 2-3 years and want it to be relatively future compatible. Is AMD coming up with a new notebook cpu? I saw something about a dual core notebook cpu from AMD soon...

    Anyways, I see that Dell has this new laptop, the XPS M1710 and it is one hell of a beast. Look at the specs : http://www.anandtech.com/mobile/showdoc.aspx?i=2742&p=2

    Any suggestions? I guess my budget is around 2000-3000 cdn. I know that the XPS M1710 is way over that, but I've been known to go over my budget in the past :p
     
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  2. drade

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    Yea The Acer Ferrari, fiberglass laptop, light, looks amazingly sweet, also graet for gaming.
     
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    yes buy a laptop to do laptop things on and an xbox to play games on..

    trog
     
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    Oh so true. A laptop for gaming is almost contradictery. If you want a laptop, use it for school. I agree, gaming and work should be seperate.
     
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    i'll tell ya this as i have a few friends going to college next year. there are very few reasons to get a laptop for school unless you are the type that would actually type a paper in the park vs talking to people. if you are in a dorm you are better off getting a desktop...

    if u are the type that that would actually type a paper in the park then the Acer Ferrari is the one for you. not to mention it looks cool.
     
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  6. drade

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    Exactly, its sweet, and it feels like a peice of paper.

    Its fast two with amd turion ooo baby :respect:
     
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