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July 7, 2010 4:04:52 PM

Hello,

I'm looking to buy a laptop. I found this deal at nebraska furniture mart.

HP 17.3 Intel Pentium Processor T4400 – Black SKU# 31090046

•Intel Pentium Processor T4400
•4 GB RAM
•500 GB Hard Drive
•Intel Graphics Media Alcr 4500m
•Numeric Keypad * HDMI
•6 Cell Battery

Its $550. Is this a good deal? I dont want to spend any more than this really.

I dont know much about computers but here is some more info on it if this helps.

Product Number WA605UA#ABA
Microprocessor Dual Core) Intel Pentium Processor T4400
Microprocessor Cache 2.20GHz
Memory 4GB
Memory Max 4096MB
Video Graphics Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500M
Video Memory Up to 1695MB
Hard Drive 500GB (7200RPM)
Multimedia Drive LightScribe SuperMulti 8X DVD±R/RW with Double Layer Support
Display 17.3” Diagonal HD+ LED HP BrightView Widescreen Display (1600 x 900)
Fax/Modem High speed 56k modem
Network Card Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN
Wireless Connectivity •802.11b/g/n WLAN

My main complaint about the old desktop that I have is that when I try and play the games on Facebook it goes really slow. Does the same with some other games that I've put on it. Any suggestions? comments? anything will help!

Thanks!

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a c 131 à CPUs
July 7, 2010 8:10:12 PM

Alright, so you provided more info than you needed to about your potential computer but you completely failed to address the issue of : What are you using it for? What will you be doing with it? How long will you be keeping it for?
a c 83 à CPUs
July 7, 2010 8:24:55 PM

That laptop will be terrible for 3d gaming, 2d flash games and older games will probably run fine. What speed internet do you have? Facebook game lag could be associated to your internet speed.
a b à CPUs
July 7, 2010 8:55:44 PM

this should do fine for facebook, modern flash content really boggs down older cpus, especially if java is involved, i say go for it
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