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    01-25-2009, 05:16 PM
Originally Posted by claireauriga    
When I say gamer, I mean hardcore WoW or LOTRO or so on where you need really high-end graphics. For the Sims, an okay graphics card will suffice :)

When you one day own your own business, you will have to purchase high-end computers and pay for licenses for expensive software! On work experience I have used many very highly specialised chemical engineering programs, including ones for P&IDs as well as modelling new plant and running plant. The company has to purchase licenses for all this software.
o ok.. see I will learn all of this when I go to college! Thanks for the help!
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    01-25-2009, 05:27 PM
How long is it until you go to college? I ask because the type of laptop you buy now will affect its longevity. My last one went a good three years before it just got too slow to run anything well - it only had 256 MB RAM and over three years even programs like MSN had begun to require more processing power! The current one is 2 GB and I hope it'll last a while; unless the physical body of the laptop is in trouble I'll probably just upgrade the RAM when it gets slow.

If you're looking for a laptop to use over the next three years or so, get one now. But if you're not going to need a laptop for a while, hold off on getting one so you can get a much better machine for your money when you actually need it.
    01-25-2009, 05:27 PM
I agree with Claire, I too don't think you need a heavy laptop. Your budget is more than enough to get a 15" laptop plus the 15 incher will be lighter.

If you like small screen then you can go for CS series?
VAIO : CS Series : United Kingdom

If you are definitely looking for Apple then I would suggest go for Macbook pro, either 15 incher or 17. Here is the link

Apple - MacBook Pro - 15-inch Features - Aluminum unibody, LED-backlit widescreen display, NVIDIA graphics, Multi-Touch trackpad

If you are looking for DELL then look for Dell Studio Laptops, here is the link

Dell Studio Laptops

Look for them and see which one you like. Personally I would go for Macbook pro because you can install Microsoft windows on it using bootcamp.

If you are planning to wait then wait for atleast Q4 of this year because then you can get Quad core laptops which will be much more faster then Dual core .

    01-25-2009, 05:32 PM
I don't know anything about touch screens, I'v never heard of them but deffinatly go with apple, they are heaps good, seriously if it's not apple you r wasting your time and money.
    01-25-2009, 06:22 PM
Hmmm. Thanks for the help

Claire: I am a junior so in two years I will start college... I might wait a year or until this summer and see what else comes out.. a horse trailer is first then comes the laptop!haha
    01-25-2009, 06:44 PM
Ok I have read different reviews on dells and macs and I think I am for a dell but I am still looking..hehe
    01-26-2009, 05:40 AM
See the question comes what is priority in your list. If it is horse trailler then I would suggest to ask/search/research on that .

I think it will be better to wait until the Quads come out and then you'll definitely be seeing a big difference, plus Copy of Mac OS! Ooopss I mean, Windows 7 will come out by then too .

Oh can I request this post to be moved to Technology section please? As it is to do with Laptops etc .

    01-26-2009, 02:45 PM
Idk where it goes.. I was just asking a question.. welp.. im just going to wait on the laptop! Thanks guys!
    01-26-2009, 02:48 PM
Just get an itouch! Haha! Its got internet on it as long as you've got a wifi conection near you!
    01-26-2009, 10:46 PM
You need to talk to your cellphone PROVIDER to find out about internet service....the fees...and which phones can 'handle' it.....
No...they are not all created equal.....

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