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Topic # 66855 24-Aug-2010 19:37
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Hi im looking at buying a new laptop at the moment and i want to spend around $1000, I mostly use it for internet browsing, movies, music and occassionly gaming.
I dont really know much about the current processors but i would like 4gb of RAM.

Any advice or recomendations?

Thanks

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  Reply # 372352 24-Aug-2010 20:19
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Hey
Having $1000 I would hang out for one of those sales at harvey norman, or other such retail giants, you should be able to get something decent, maybe an older model though.

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  Reply # 372353 24-Aug-2010 20:21
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  Reply # 372395 24-Aug-2010 22:13
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My thoughts were,

http://www.dse.co.nz/dse.shop/4c739a75040816d22740c0a87f3b06b3/Product/View/XC8834?utm_source=home&utm_medium=internallink&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=HOT

http://www.bondandbond.co.nz/computers/portable/pc-notebooks/hewlett-packard-hp-dv6-3009tx-notebook/prod103897.html

http://configure.ap.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?oc=t510517nz&c=nz&l=en&s=dhs&cs=nzdhs1

Any opinions?

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  Reply # 372429 25-Aug-2010 02:26
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FYI there is a Sony Outlet store which sells off sony gear - refurbished and clearance - for cheaper. You might be able to grab a deal there:
http://www.outlet.sony.co.nz/products/product/vaio.jsp




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  Reply # 372575 25-Aug-2010 12:08
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This is a good deal for under $1000 I think...

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?item=NBKANB501

I am currently deciding between these two...

http://www.alphacity.co.nz/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=518_521&products_id=64078

http://www.zcom.co.nz/product_info.php?cPath=24_101&products_id=5945


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  Reply # 372613 25-Aug-2010 13:00
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nakedmolerat: ipad


*Get's out Taser* - He said "Laptop" >.< 






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  Reply # 373181 26-Aug-2010 16:07
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What is better out of

intel core i3-330m

or

Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor T4400?

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  Reply # 373190 26-Aug-2010 16:17
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i3 can do more stuff for a given GHz compared with the old dual cores is how i like to think about it.

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  Reply # 373213 26-Aug-2010 17:02
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i3 can also do integrated graphics and also usually has virtualisation tech included




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  Reply # 373892 28-Aug-2010 11:21
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Would it be paying an extra $150-$250 to go from a

Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor T4400 : 2.2 GHz

to a

2.26Ghz Intel Core i3-350M Processor




and is ATI Mobility Radeon HD545v Graphics with 512MB discrete video memory  very good?

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