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  1. SomeIdiot

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    i want a new 1

    right now i have a toshiba sat c650d bought about 2 years ago

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    its kinda big and bulky and would like something maybe slimmer but dont want to spend 1300+ on a ultrabook

    any suggestions

    mt budget's like 800 900 bux
     
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    also when is the new windows coming out

    should i maybe wait till boxing day
     
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    fuck man maybe i should get a asus transformer
     
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    I'm saving up for the Asus TF300T
     
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    i wanna see the google asus nexus 7

    think its coming out soon
     
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    Won't that be like super expensive, though?
     
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    im sure it wont go past 500

    i hope they make 10" or above
     
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    My advice?

    Buy a backpack or messenger bag.
    It's a waste of money to buy a notebook so soon.
     
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    If you're looking for just a regular laptop
    VAIO
    With your budget you can add an i5 and 7200rpm hard drive
     
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    Nexus 7 is 7" and $200
    But I wouldn't recommend you waste your money on tablets, unless you really want something super portable.
     
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    hmm what makes u say that man

    super slim laptops start @ like $1200

    the transformer with the keyboard is pretty slim - the high power

    why spend 12hun in all im doing is going on forums and watching videos on utube
     
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    Laptops being super fucking slim isn't that important. But if you specifically want an Android tablet for basic stuff like browsing and foruming then Nexus 7 is fine enough.
    Or an Asus transformer, those things are great.

    But I'd say wait to see if Windows 8 is any good before checking out that stuff.
     
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    yeah 4 sure

    i gonna wait till boxing day to make my purchase

    win 8 should be out by then
     
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    also i h8 the noise that the laptop makes
     
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    Lol, only incredibly shitty laptops make loud noise.
     
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    What are you doing with it if you need it for everyday stuff get something like this acers are always pretty slim.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834215246
    If you have a place of residence i get a kick ass desktop for $600 you save money because you don't need to pay for OS. DDR4 is coming out soon which will make this gen look autistic in 2 years so i wouldn't spend money now.
     
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    Stop buying macs OP, seriously I know you just want us all to tell you BUY A MAC LOLOL but we won't because YOURE gay.
     
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    Don't buy a Vaio, get a Lenovo Thinkpad or something.
     
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    Fuck Vaios, I've had one for 3 and a half years and it's been the worst laptop I've owned (I've also owned Dell, Compaq, Apple, Lenovo, and Toshiba).

    First, wait for Ivy Bridge to become streamlined. Sandy is still the tits for desktops but Ivy is better for laptops. After that, seriously consider paying a little extra for Samsung Series 7 or a Dell Latitude. ThinkPads are great if you're willing to pay for it but you'll be far over budget if you go that route, and if you're going to do a fresh Windows install or boot Linux it really isn't much better than the current Latitudes.

    Don't get a Mac, the only reason I had my MacBook was for school (the bio lab I worked in ran OS X apps).

    Don't wait for Windows 8 unless you're using a touch device. OEM and Microsoft stock has been plummeting since Windows 8's release because Metro is shit on PCs and laptops.
     
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    And let me guess you used xp until 2011, and still use office 2003.....BECAUSE IF THE NEXT OS RELEASE IS NT EXACTLY LIKE THE 'PREVIOUS ONE IT WORSE WINDOESEVEDURRRR

    lol n00b dont touch the retail edition get the embedded edition http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=11887 and add just the fetures and drivers you need (no activation needed except the serial in the answerfile)

    As for the fucktards saying DON BUY BRAND X DEYSHITE!2!!! The brand makes fuck all difference a 20" dell xps is not the same ass some shitty entry level 15"celeron trashcan.

    Find something with the specs (needless to say if it doesn't have an ssd walkaway)and features/enclosure you like forget about the brand name its not a fucking car your buying
     
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    the only problem with ivy is when you over clock it, it doesn't sound like the OP is going to being doing that.


    why not? if all they do is browse forums and watch youtube, macs are just as good, if you want to spend the cash.
    i can't afford a mac, but if i could i might get one since i'm a big unix nerd and osx isn't too bad.

    dude, 8 comes out on the 26th of october.
    you don't know what the fuck you are talking about, microsofts stock is going up because of windows 8.
    also windows 8 is even faster than windows 7, so a slightly underpowered pc would run it better than 7. laptops are way more underpowered than a new desktop.
     
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    Lower power consumption + better on-board graphics handling = better for laptops. And I never said anything about OC, since OCing a laptop is a very stupid idea.

    Incompatibility with most of the software out there, overpriced for the hardware, and why getting OS X for *nix when you can just get an Acer or Toshiba and load whichever flavor of Linux you want on it for a fraction of the price?

    Look at when I replied - at the time nobody knew shit about Windows 8 other than "it's in development."

    And most reviewers still say Win8 is a clusterfuck of an OS on non-touch devices. The performance is better, yes, but is it enough of a bump to get people to switch from Windows 7? I don't personally think so - it'll be great on tablets and touch-enabled devices but it's a pain in the ass to use on a mouse and keyboard; I've had the consumer preview since it became available and it's frustrating as hell.

    5/10 jimmies rustled
     
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    dude read it again, i was saying the ivy was just as good as good as sandy. the only people complaining about the chips overheading are overclockers.



    again, you aren't reading what i write, if a person uses a laptop to just look shit up and surf the web, a mac can be a good computer.
    also i was saying if i had the money i would buy a mac, linux/unix has shit for a gui, i'd rather inject myself with typhoid than use most of the gus linux has. kde is barely tolerable.




    uh dude the consumer preview came out in February and the release preview came out in may. the only reason you didn't check it out is because you listen to all the anti-windows bots.


    most of those idiots are just whiny cunts who don't want shit to change, i like windows 8, i like that the start menu can be pared down to what you only use tile wise and you can move shit around.
    as i said, though which you seem to like to ignore, is that people with underpowered laptops will see some performance over windows 7, kind of like how windows 7 worked on less beefy hardware than vista.

    only because you don't fucking read what i write, every so often i'd like a god damn good debate instead of shitposting about fisting oddguy.

    i mean we do that everyday! LOL
     
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    You guys are fags, consider this thread CLOSED