What should I buy?

mcb05003

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I'm looking to buy a new laptop for school, will mainly use it for microsoft excel, surfing the web, few pictures/music. Would like at least a 13" screen and Windows 7 or 8 works. I'm looking to spend 300-500 for something decent with good reviews. Let me know what you guys think
 

seriousgamer

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PLEASE READ THIS. Sorry for CAPS - Wanted to make sure you saw this great deal. I was just browsing through Lenovo Outlet (Where they sell "products that didn't do so well") <-- Means the product just wasn't popular, doesn't necessarily mean it was bad or anything.

I found this great Lenovo with an A10 for $489! It's new!!! Great deal and 1 left. Try browsing through Lenovo outlet (Make sure you check the box "NEW") there are Refurbished and Scratch & Dent items here that you might not want. Prices are great!
 

DComander1x

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Look into Lenovo or HP for laptops. They are well built and very reliable.

HP Envy dv6-7218nr 15.6-Inch Laptop
lenovo G580 Notebook
 

th3_ory

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Just get one that you think is best. Spend like 400$ and hopefully that will last you for your school years until you will need to upgrade to a new one
 

seriousgamer

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I found an HP G6 with the same specs as the HP Envy that you listed for half the price.

http://slickdeals.net/permadeal/90958/staples-hp-pavilion-g62235us-laptop-amd-a64400m-2.7ghz-15.6-led-1366x768-4gb-ddr3-750gb-hdd-amd-radeon-hd-7520g-6cell-win-8


Btw to OP, don't get anything pentium. It won't last you more than 3 months if you go with a pentium (and a pentium laptop over $250 is simply overpriced)
 

seriousgamer

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PLEASE READ THIS. Sorry for CAPS - Wanted to make sure you saw this great deal. I was just browsing through Lenovo Outlet (Where they sell "products that didn't do so well") <-- Means the product just wasn't popular, doesn't necessarily mean it was bad or anything.

I found this great Lenovo with an A10 for $489! It's new!!! Great deal and 1 left. Try browsing through Lenovo outlet (Make sure you check the box "NEW") there are Refurbished and Scratch & Dent items here that you might not want. Prices are great!
 

abbadon_34

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^That's acutally a pretty good deal, I'd go it.
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Aside from that, with serious gaming, you have a ton of options. I would focus on the "other" things, like actual usage, go to store and try a few out, full size keyboard or webcam or presence of numberpad or weight, all those other thing that are a big harder to advertise or more individual preference. You find a good deal at local best buy or walmart with a coupon.
 

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