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# 99751 27-Mar-2012 00:28
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I am looking to buy a core i7 laptop

ram doesnt matter

the price has to be under 1000 dollars,

is this possible now a days?

any leads?

Cheers

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  # 600528 27-Mar-2012 01:07
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This thread should be moved to the laptops forum.
Just recently got 2 x Lenovo E520 with 6GB RAM at under $1000 each (refer thread in laptops forum for details).
Price was a special offer, so not sure if available now or not.





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  # 600529 27-Mar-2012 01:49
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Dell have one on sale at the moment: http://configure.ap.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?oc=u510316nz&c=nz&l=en&s=dhs&cs=nzdhs1&model_id=inspiron-15r-n5110

Hopefully that link works.

Why do you want all the power of an i7 if RAM isn't a factor?

 
 
 
 


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  # 600530 27-Mar-2012 01:55
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jbard: Why do you want all the power of an i7 if RAM isn't a factor?


I'd imagine because generally, you can upgrade RAM anytime, if you want to budget it out a little, let the laptop that'll serve your needs for the future today, suffer for a few months, upgrade user serviceable components as needed.

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  # 602679 30-Mar-2012 19:04
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heh, I'm in the same boat

looking around for a laptop, preferably as powerful as possibly so i7 would be nice but also would like it under 1K

yet I am not so fussy about RAM, can just fix that at next pay day




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