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ultra cheap laptop

Last response: in Laptops & Notebooks
November 7, 2008 1:23:30 PM

Saw a deal on a new compaq laptop and I don't have much time to make up my mind.

Intel Celeron Processor 575 (2.00 GHz, 1MB Cache, 667MHz front-side bus
Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic with Service Pack 1
2048MB DDR2 system memory
160GB (5400rpm) hard drive
Integrated microphone
SuperMulti EX DVD +/- R/RW drivve with Double Layer Support
15.4 diagonal WXGA high-definition BrightView widescreen display
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD with up to 765MB total video memory
802.11b/g wireless LAN
Intergrated 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)
3 USB 2.0 ports
Integrated Altec Lansing speakers

My old laptop's battery has died and doesn't have a burner. I was looking to burn dvds, use MS word, browse the internet.

I just really don't know if this laptop will crumble if I try to burn dvds or not. Would the processor be up to it? How about Vista and 2 gigs of ram? I could try installing XP if that would help.

Thanks everyone.

oh yeah, $298.

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November 7, 2008 8:54:01 PM

Where did you find this deal?
November 9, 2008 12:01:07 AM


EDIT: Compaq cq50 In store only starting November 8.
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