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Topic # 60256 22-Apr-2010 23:22
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i need help in buying my son a laptop, i have never owned or used a laptop, so i have no idea whats a good brand etc, i have seen a acer aspire 5737z with a dual core intel processor 2.0, 4 gig ddr3 ram with a Nvidia 9400m 256mb graphic card. It has Vista home premium installed and a 15.6 screen , the shop is getting rid of it for just under a $1000, it is brand new . is acer an ok brand and is that good value.   Thankyou

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  Reply # 321911 23-Apr-2010 07:47
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I would look for an Asus or Toshiba first.
Also wouldn't buy anything with Vista on it, windows 7 is the way to go.

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  Reply # 321916 23-Apr-2010 07:59
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Is Acer a good brand? No. If you do buy it, please get an extended warranty. Is that value for money? While it's still working, yes.

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