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recomendation for a laptop?

Last response: in Mobile Computing
February 20, 2001 2:26:02 AM

Hi, i am buying a laptop and i'd like a recomendation.

I need a at least a 20GB hard drive. A video card that can do duel monitor. DVD is a must. 2 USB is a must. Firewire would be nice also but it must be like 1 usb and 1 firewire port. A pentium III 700 or higher. I need at least 128MB of RAM. and at least a 14.1 screen size. 56k modem i need also.

Does anyone have any recommendations? my price limit is 2000, 2500 is stretching it.

I need this laptop for college/business.

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February 21, 2001 6:04:01 PM

Presario 1700 Series
Intel® Pentium® III Processor - 700MHz w/ Intel® SpeedStep ™ technology
128 MB SDRAM, 2 SODIMMs -Best Value!
20.0G UDMA Hard Drive
8X DVD-ROM for FutureBay™
14.1" XGA TFT Active Matrix-$150 Mail-In Rebate applies!
FREE TurboTax Software
Microsoft Featured Home Collection w/ Word
56K PCI Modem Card
ATI Mobility hardware accelerated 3D Graphics with 8MB Video Memory
3.5" Floppy Drive Future Bay
AC Adapter Included
High-Capacity LilOn Battery
JBL Pro Audio System with Bass Reflex
Microsoft Windows - Millennium Edition
1yr Parts / 1 yr labor/1yr mail-in/ 1yr carry-in

$1,898.00 $1,898.00

Belkin USB 4 Port Pocket Hub

$49.00 $49.00

VST FireWire CardBus Card

$129.00 $129.00

Subtotal: $2,076.00

This is a configure to order Compaq Presario...
Best I could come up with! Good luck!
December 22, 2002 4:19:55 AM

You should look into the ECS I-Buddy, they have nice prices with even nicer performance specs. You could find what you're looking for at a price of about $1,600 with a Pentium4 1GHz +... AOpen makes nice ones too... contact me if you're looking for more specifics.
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January 6, 2003 2:20:05 AM

Yes, it's old, but I too do have the same doubt. Which one is a good brandname laptop should I buy? (I'll decide accordingly to your recommendations when it comes to price and performance comparisions)
What are your recommendations for now? Please!
Thanks in advanced,


<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by HN001 on 01/05/03 11:30 PM.</EM></FONT></P>
January 6, 2003 1:06:47 PM

oh you want a recomendation for a laptop?

if size and weight isn't an issue and power is, get a dell. If size and weight does matter get one of those sony slim designs. I think dell sells those too.

What do u need a laptop for? I bought one and i ended up selling it for 1/3 the cost. I hope you have a good use for it cos they arn't cheap!

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