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Old 08-13-2008, 04:14 PM   #21
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$ony laptop eh?

my lenovo t61p does fine for work. i picked it up because it had a somewhat better video card than the Dell equivalent for about the same money. makes a little difference doing a lot of solid modeling in pro/e. It's a screamer with a 2.2 Ghz C2D and the nVidia quadro 570m 512mb.

but for you Mr Hustlington, get something under 15" that's super light. that's why I have the fuji at home.

http://store.shopfujitsu.com/fpc/Eco...o?series=S6520
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my personal/work laptop is a decked out Asus U6S that for style and performance rocks the socks off of anything else out there. Asus laptops are some of, if not the best out there and come standard with a 3yr world wide warranty.
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Can't beat Apple for reliability. Proprietary hardware/software solutions tend to deem reliable, accurate results.

But I use a Vaio C series because I hate cults. It's pretty, fast, and so far for about 2 years, zero problems.
I'm not buying a ------ mac.
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my personal/work laptop is a decked out Asus U6S that for style and performance rocks the socks off of anything else out there. Asus laptops are some of, if not the best out there and come standard with a 3yr world wide warranty.
I've always liked my asus desktop hardware, but I've heard rumors, on the internets about notebook quality from them.
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+1 on the T61P, (I have a T60) my battery lasts 8 hours easily


Not sure if this link will work....

http://shoplenovo.i2.com/SEUILibrary...0904A568CE7DC8
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$ony laptop eh?

my lenovo t61p does fine for work. i picked it up because it had a somewhat better video card than the Dell equivalent for about the same money. makes a little difference doing a lot of solid modeling in pro/e. It's a screamer with a 2.2 Ghz C2D and the nVidia quadro 570m 512mb.

but for you Mr Hustlington, get something under 15" that's super light. that's why I have the fuji at home.

http://store.shopfujitsu.com/fpc/Eco...o?series=S6520
new and awesome.
I want that widescreen though *****. I have a 24" and 21" monitor set-up at home, so when I'm stuck in the hotel I really like to have the bigger screen. Although I'd love to have something tiny for the car...maybe I'll also go to a pawn shop and pick up palm for megasquirting and logging.

Also, I can't spend more than $800...this is already precluding my nickel 6ul purchase.


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oh **** it would be awesome to use the stylus when running megatune!!!!

Then it wouldn't be so hard to tune while I drive...lol.
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so I can get a t61 for $729 after a coupon. Trigger pullage?

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor T8100 (2.1GHz 800MHz 3MBL2)1
Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium12
15.4 WXGA TFT
Intel GMA X3100 GM965
2 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz SODIMM Memory (2 DIMM)8
UltraNav (TrackPoint and TouchPad)
100GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm4
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo 24X/24X/24X/8X Max, Ultrabay Slim5
ThinkPad 11a/b/g Wi-Fi wireless LAN Mini-PCIe US/EMEA/LA/ANZ10
No Bluetooth
6 cell Li-Ion Battery60
6465: Express - 1 Yr Depot Warranty7
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For comparison:

http://shoplenovo.i2.com/SEUILibrary...33FDA517A5C756

mmm... link maybe dead.

Anyway, just to compare > added a 9 cell Li-Ion Battery and it came to $752.00 w/ the 6 cell it came to $704.00.

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gf recently picked up an HP for around 800 bones. it's nice and fun and all that but the biggest stupidest part? it only opens like 110 degrees max. FRUS TRAY TING.
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I bought my acer in 2003. It was about a grand, had a badass video card(ATI x1600m), a gig of ram, DVD/CD writer, WLAN/Bluetooth, and dual core processor(t2300, 1.66ghz), and 120gb hd(pretty big for back then). Ive spilled juice on it, dropped it on the concrete, and left it on for months straight. It still holds a charge, boots up everytime, plays newer games flawlessly(wow, BF2, CS:S/HL2, Fear, Bioshock, COD3 etc.) Its still on the original OS install it came with, and is still virus free thanks to clamwin. This computer is rock ******* solid, i leave it on every night to DL torrents.

Ive since added another 512 of ram, and its scratched up on the outside, but for a 5 year old laptop it still kicks some ***. Havnt even thought about replacing it yet.

Acer FTW.

EDIT: OH, and Newegg dot com FTMFW.
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asus eee pc if your just gonna use it for tuning. small simple and good battery life
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