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Old June 21, 2009, 03:20 PM
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Default Best laptops below $800?

I've been looking around the internet and tried to figure out which laptop I should buy.
I have no idea. Does bigger number for processor mean better performance?
I really want to hear what people in this forum think about the performance/price laptops available these days for below $800. Please let me know what you think.
Thank you.

Core i7 920 on EVGA X58 @ 3.95GHZ
Noctua NH U12P 1366
OCZ DDR3 Triple Channel Gold Version 6GB (8-8-8-24)
Windows Vista Ultimate X64
750GB Hardisk
Antec P182 Case: Quiet but not very good for cooling

Laptop: Lenovo Thinkpad SL500
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Old June 21, 2009, 03:30 PM
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What do you want to do with the laptop?
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Old June 21, 2009, 10:32 PM
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You might have better luck in the mobile computing forum. Lots of similar threads there.
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Old June 24, 2009, 08:39 PM
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My sister was recently in need of a new one, i bought her this one: Gateway M-7315U Refurbished Notebook PC - Intel Pentium Dual Core T3200 2GHz, 4GB DDR2, 250GB HDD, DVDRW, 15.4" WXGA, Vista Home Premium 64 RB-LX.W190X.002 in Canada at TigerDirect.ca
Great deal for $500ish though it is refurbished, you do save around $700 CAD. What can i say, it works perfectly for word processing, movie and image editing. Can play some pretty good games, has about 1700mb integrated graphics memory. I would recommend it if you dont play games much, but like to focus on media.

Heres the main laptop page, TigerDirect is going crazy on laptop deals these days :P
Laptop, Laptop Computers, Laptops, Notebooks, Notebook Computers, Notebook PC, Cheap Laptop Computers TigerDirect.ca
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