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Old 01-22-2007, 12:15 AM   #1
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Default My laptop went kaput.....help me buy one

Ok so first of i will not spend more than 400 for a laptop. That said help me find one

http://houston.craigslist.org/search...0&query=laptop

these two got my interest
http://houston.craigslist.org/sys/254492133.html
http://houston.craigslist.org/sys/252386252.html

any others you see.
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Old 01-22-2007, 12:29 AM   #2
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+1...looking for a little bit cheaper in NC...so we wont hurt each other looking for one.
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+1...looking for a little bit cheaper in NC...so we wont hurt each other looking for one.
wont hurt me as that craigs list page is for Houston only.


here you go, your local craigslist

http://geo.craigslist.org/iso/us/nc
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www.crazedlist.org is pretty cool, allows you to search more than one city at a time
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I just paid 500 for a brand new Acer... 400 for a 3 yr old compaq is steep.
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man u can get a brand new dell for not much more than 400... look at the web site, they are always runnin online specials...
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if you find a dell u like, i get a discount through my company, i might be able to save u some $$
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I just paid 500 for a brand new Acer... 400 for a 3 yr old compaq is steep.
what is it and whered you get it.ive been looking for a laptop lately,but dont know what to look for or what to get im cheap and was looking around 400.
im gonna use it to tune my car and go on line.maybee a video game.
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i payed $550 for a new compaq notebook from best buy (the devil).
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It's got all the usual specs... 1.8ghz, 512ram, etc. aspire 3000 is what its called. I got it from tigerdirect.com newegg.com also has good stuff.
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I was looking at the Acer for 429 and the HP for 400 on tiger direct. The HP seems like a good deal as it is totally new.
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From time to time we see deals at work...Looks like all the good ones are gone this time around....
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I'm not sure what MT is but I am looking for something newer. My old laptop was a Dell Cpi that I bought as a used refurbished model lol. 250 is my sweet spot as my home computer is what does my fun stuff.

I just need it so that I can do work and surfonline. The only thing with older pc's is that they wont run vista. I can always use linux though lol
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mt = megatune.
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not tunning on this one as the car is staying in c-stock. I just need this at minimum
processor 800MHz1
512 MB of system memory.
A graphics processor that is DirectX 9 capable.
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the last one looks like a more reasonable deal.
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what about this. Compaq Evo N115

AMD 1.0Ghz, 256MB, 20GB, CD, Floppy, Charger & Case
he wants 275.

I'm not sure if thats worth it.

what would you pay for it used?

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I just picked up an Evo N600C for 238 off ebay from the major seller there of this brand. It works well and I wanted it for the serial port. Came with a wireless card. Battery doesn't hold charge and I needed to bump the memory to 768. I don't really need the battery but will eventually drop the $50 on a new one. Nice size, decent performance, and the serial port lets me avoid a USB->serial adapter which are hit or miss.

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