Inexpensive PC Laptop Recommendations
For $800 you should be looking at the following specs:
Core 2 Duo Processor 2.0ghz or faster 2GB Ram or More 250GB Hard Drive or More (7200rpm ideal) Windows XP or 7 – avoid Vista, though you can downgrade from Vista to XP or upgrade to 7 once it’s out. Webcam Built-In WiFi Built-In (standard on all laptops) Bluetooth 9-Cell Battery (the 6 cells or less have poor battery life) 14″ LCD – they cost more than the 15″ LCDs, but they’re smaller & lighter.
Brand is totally irrelevant – HP, Acer, Asus, Gateway, IBM/Lenovo, Sony, Dell
A 13″ Apple Macbook would be ideal in this situation – but don’t expect to find a new one for less than $900.
We can install Office 2007 for you with the company license.
A good place to check for deals on laptops is DealNews – http://www.dealnews.com
hunter greene Brainspiral Technologies, Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org http://brainspiral.com w: 413-458-5755 c: 413-281-4918
On May 12, 2009, at 12:40 PM, Ashley wrote:
> No more than 800 – the ones Ive found are between 550-799. > > On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 12:37 PM, Hunter Greene > wrote: > Hi Ashley – > > No problem. How much $$ do you want to spend? Laptops range from > $400 – $3000. > > > On May 12, 2009, at 11:53 AM, Ashley wrote: > >> Hi Hunter, >> I am in need of a new laptop some time in the near future – and was >> wondering if you had any suggestions. Paul is promoting a mac but I >> cant afford one right now. Ive been looking at HP’s and Sony’s as >> well as Toshiba. I want something that is light – enough to travel >> with, memory for the basics (papers, music, photos ect.) – and wont >> get too hot because its a huge problem Im having with the IBM I >> have now. I dont need all the fancy programs but do need excel and >> powerpoint for school. I dont know really anything about computer >> data and programming ect. but the ones Im looking at have either >> 250 OR 320GB storage, and 3 OR 4 GB memory. So I hope its not a >> bother to ask for your input, but Id really appreciate it. >> Thanks so much, >> Ashley > >