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Old 12-01-2010, 10:29 PM
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Default What is the cheapest new laptop available?

I need a laptop but have very little cash. I will be doing A LOT of typing/writing as it will be my computer I use to keep mu blog up to date.

Does anyone have any suggestions to get going?
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Old 12-01-2010, 10:55 PM
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I bought a used machine a couple of weeks ago with a 1.5 cpu and half a gig of ram for $50. The battery is good for more than two hours. Nothing to impress anybody but it works well. Maybe you can find something like that.
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Yep, a careful 2nd hand buy on eBAY: there's plenty of them and low demand because of the cheap prices on brand new laptops (for/from home users).

Combine with cheap eBAY prices for 2nd hand RAM and bigger/faster hard disk, and you'll be flying, especially if you don't use windoze and install your favourite distro
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especially if you don't use windoze and install your favourite distro
You're like a skipping record. Please apply some reasoning to your empty rhetoric.
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Old 12-02-2010, 01:01 AM
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If you're near a Microcenter you can find a few for about $300-350ish.

http://www.microcenter.com/search/se...prt=NewProduct

Or you can keep an eye on the slickdeals.net forums. Some place may have one on sale for a ridiculous price.

http://slickdeals.net/forums/forumdi...e=7&perpage=50
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