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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by nnimd, May 3, 2012.

  1. nnimd New Member

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    Hey guys... I'm short on cash and my laptop has officially begun to crap out on me. Any recommendations on the best netbook on the market right now?
     
  2. Kantastic

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    You're going to have to be a little more specific than that. Give us a budget to work with at the very least. ;)
     
  3. nnimd New Member

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    Sub $350, sorry! I'm just really overwhelmed with everything I own breaking at once. Hm, as far as specs, the more basic, the better. I can reuse my old Hannspree's RAM (2gb DDR3) and will mainly just be using this for school. I'll be running Ubuntu on it and hope to have >5hrs battery life.

    And thanks, all!
     
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    You could give this a try: Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, L...

    I'm personally using an AMD e-350-based 11.6" notebook. It's great and all, but the CPU is a little sluggish at times. It does output 1080P video smoothly to my monitor though, so I can look past the weak processor. The unit in the link above has a slightly stronger processor, but comes short in the graphics department. For your purposes, that might be negligible.
     
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    The 11z was all over the web for $299 up until a week ago when they started adding unneeded items into a bundle. A refurb DM1z might make a decent choice for $350 or under. I personally purchased a Dell Vostro 3450(Core i3/HD 3000) for a relative two weeks ago. I'd shop around at the Dell/HP/Lenovo outlets and find something that is at least a Core i3/HD 3000 if possible. It's a longer term solution that you should be quite happy with.

    If you're looking for small and could swing another $50, a v131 would be a decent 13.3" option from the outlet. I've passed on a couple of them already so I know they get this low, you just have to monitor the site, they don't stay around long.

    Best,

    LC
     
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    Hey Buddy !

    i suggest U, this one http://www.msi.com/product/nb/U270.html :)
    i already using it :toast:
     
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