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Performance laptop for school

eidairaman1

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#27
shoot for a core i series to work extremely well without throttling, it have to be utilized in a Dell Inspiron XPS Gen 1 chassis.
 

laxbumb198

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#28
Those laptops are just plain useless. If you portability and work where ever you want, get a laptop (15.6'' max), if you want to play games and such, get a desktop. If you want to do heavy graphics designing everywhere, get a Clevo.
thanks for the advice but where can I buy a Clevo within my price range?
 

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#29
ASUS Eee PC 1201N-PU17-SL Silver Intel Atom N330(1...

That would be my choice. If you aren't using it for gaming, you won't notice a performance difference between that laptop and a more expensive, heavier alternative, and it will give very good battery life and give you a fair bit of money left over.
 

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#31
This laptop is the greatest laptop i could find. It doesn't use the famous core i5, but this is a plus for real. It does not use as much energy as it should with that processor. It has Ati mobility 4250, even if its not a good card, it will open everything your school will need. 4GB ddr3 ram,
500GB 5400rpm, AMD Phenom™ II Quad Core Mobile Processor P920 and one interesting thing is the wireless b/g/n. It is 15.6"! So if you don't like it, i really think: Don't go to school!!!!
http://www.toshibadirect.com/td/b2c/pdet.to?poid=481435
If you only want core i5, go with this one:
http://www.toshibadirect.com/td/b2c/pdet.to?poid=480523
 

eidairaman1

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#32
intel's usually run for a higher price so...