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February 16, 2012 11:10:43 PM

Im lookin to buy my first laptop, so.

1. What is your budget? 300-400

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? around 14-17"

3. What screen resolution do you want? not sure

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? not sure whats being asked? i need portable?

5. How much battery life do you need? 4 hours id say

6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)? yes, eve online would pretty be it for the most part

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
general internet, class work for school

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
havent decided

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
no

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
two years or so

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
basic dvd read/burn


13. What country do you live in?
USA

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February 16, 2012 11:33:00 PM

ok do you remember store called Staples, ??
if you subscribe to there eMail they send offers to ya

Best in USA, i seen is -50$ coupon any laptop (even sale once)
so big sale there was 750$ laptop for 350$, i got in store show coupon and get -50$

best 300$ laptop i ever had, can't match in store or online that price
(quad core amd APU, 8GB ram, 640GB HDD,) sweet
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February 16, 2012 11:40:24 PM

jeez thats a pretty good deal, ya, i was gonna go to the stores tommorw,(frys, office max, office depot, best buy and staple all right near each other where i live its nice)
just wanted some opinions on what brands etc i should get
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February 17, 2012 12:46:23 AM

If you can, wait bit, you can score nice laptop
i know because i do it for friends and me,
you can get black Friday deals anytime just need bit of passions...
with smart looking you can turn that 400$ budget into nice 800$ laptop
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February 17, 2012 4:55:38 AM

im lookin to make a purchase in the next week or so i need it for school
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February 18, 2012 3:10:10 AM

duxducis said:
ok do you remember store called Staples, ??
if you subscribe to there eMail they send offers to ya

Best in USA, i seen is -50$ coupon any laptop (even sale once)
so big sale there was 750$ laptop for 350$, i got in store show coupon and get -50$

best 300$ laptop i ever had, can't match in store or online that price
(quad core amd APU, 8GB ram, 640GB HDD,) sweet



where/how do you get the -50$ coupon. I just applied and didn't see any computer coupon. I did see 10% off ink/toner and paper. doesn't do me much good.

thanks for any help you can offer.

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February 18, 2012 4:11:25 AM

thanks, the first was a little high tho
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