Is it Hp or Dell? Choose?

Hi guys,

I need some of your experience and help in laptops. Last year i bought a laptop from a friend, an Acer Notebook. It was nice but got slow, and now is broke up. :x

I have asked many people about laptops and all have a diferent idea, option, etc.

I dont wanna be gank no more :evil:, i need a really good laptop! work and college is demanding it. I work with a lot of numbers in Excel, some graphics in AutoCAD and Etabs. I will like to have a GOOD speed (CPU,Ram) and a nice video and LCD ( a good clear and define vision).

Also i need it to last at least 2 years :? what is the best i can get with 600-800us??

Thx a lot

Srry post it firts time in wrong place, didnt see that :?
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  1. The notebook that broke... what are th spec's of it?
  2. Acer 3000 Aspire

    1.8 ghz AMD Sempron 3000
    15.4" WXGA wide screen
    40 GB hard drive
    DVD/CD-RW
    256 MB DDR SDRAM 333

    :roll:

    I really need an up to date laptop, as im reading, this thing is old now :P
  3. Oh, too bad. I was thinking maybe if the components were relatively good you could swap them into a different chassis. That;s off the table with those. Sorry
  4. well, as i said i wanna buy a new one, dont want to mess up with that piece of s...<3 :P

    So any help? advice? what is the best i can buy with 600-800us? :?:
  5. Hp $ 841us

    Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
    Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo T5300(1.73GHz/2MB L2Cache)
    Display 15.4" WXGA BrightView Widescreen (1280x800)
    Graphics Card Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator 950 - Core
    Personalization HP Imprint Finish + Microphone
    Memory 512MB to 1GB DDR2 (2x512MB)
    Hard Drive 80GB 5400 RPM
    8X DVD+/-R/RW w/Double Layer Support
    Networking 802.11b/g WLAN
    Primary Battery High Capacity 6 Cell Lithium Ion Battery
    Accessories Mobile Stereo Earbud Headphones (1 pair)

    Dell $ 844us

    PROCESSOR AMD Turion™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology TL-56
    OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows Vista™ Home Basic
    LCD PANEL 15.4 inch Wide Screen XGA Display with TrueLife™(glossy)
    MEMORY 1GB DDR2 SDRAM at 533MHz, 2 Dimm
    HARD DRIVE 60GB Hard Drive
    OPTICAL DRIVE 8X CD/DVD Burner (DVD+/-RW) with double-layer DVD+R write capability
    VIDEO CARD ATI RADEON® Xpress1150 256MB HyperMemory™ (Integrated)
    SOUND OPTIONS Integrated Audio
    BATTERY OPTIONS 53 WHr 6-cell Lithium Ion Primary Battery
    WIRELESS CARDS Dell Wireless 1390 802.11g Mini Card (54Mbps
  6. Check out DealCatcher for DELL coupons.
  7. Check officemax.com real quick,,, Everex XT5000T 699.00. lots of goodies, 3 year warranty 129.00.

    I have two of em, and have owned a string of 2k plus laptops. Everex is best bang for buck I've seen.

    seer
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