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User currently offlineDelta777-XXX From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1017 posts, RR: 8
Posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 953 times:

Hey-

I'm in the market for a new laptop; I'm tired of this old desktop.

I want one that's fast, will run FS2002, have room for hundreds of mp3s, play DVDs, and burn CDs. (need one that is reliable)

What are the best options out there? Preferably under $3000.

Also - how much is high speed Internet going to cost me a month?


Thanks,
Hank  Big thumbs up

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User currently offlineArtsyman From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 4745 posts, RR: 35
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 932 times:

I love my dell, I have a dell latitude C600, it is a PIII-850 with 20gb hard drive and 512mb ram. Plenty fast enough for anything I need and managed to get it as a refurbfrom DELL that was never actually delivered to the client...for 825 bucks !!

Jeremy


User currently offlineTWAL1011 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 200 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 927 times:

Sorry, I read the post incorrect.

I thought it was High Performace Lap Dance.

Therefore, I have nothing to add.  Smile


User currently offlineDinker225 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1057 posts, RR: 19
Reply 3, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 922 times:

Just saw that Alienware has a laptop that is Pentium 4 2.4 GHz. Its about 1 to 2 hundred over your three thousand range. Go check it out at www.alienware.com

Dinker



Two rules in aviation, don't hit anything and don't run out of gas, cause if you run out of gas yer gonna hit something.
User currently offline174thfwff From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 915 times:

The Titanium PowerBook G4. Enough said. Let others bash this computer...You will piss yourself when you first use it.

User currently offlineTurbineBeaver From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 1199 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 898 times:

174thfwff,

I beg to differ. It is a great computer, my family owns one and I use it time to time, but I am still a sticker to PCs. However, it is one of the better Macs that I've ever used.

TB


User currently offlineArtsyman From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 4745 posts, RR: 35
Reply 6, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 895 times:

There is no need to get a laptop that is P4 -3,000,000,00GHZ, very few things need anything like that power to run things

Jeremy


User currently offlineJetService From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4798 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 890 times:

174thfwff, you're right! I just got a Titanium and my Mac-hating, ever-Apple-bashing, PC-friend pissed himself just looking at it. When I told him this beauty (that's less than an inch thick-CLOSED) had the built-in DVD-player, wireless LAN/Internet, CD-burner, and 1 Gb RAM, then he proceeded to shit himself. Every time he comes over, he makes me fire it up so he can play with it.

Both iTunes and iPhoto are very cool if you like MP3s and have a digital camera.



"Shaddap you!"
User currently offline174thfwff From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 880 times:

Jet, Don't you just love that screen? It's so big and easy on the eyes.

User currently offlineJared From United States of America, joined May 2001, 685 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 878 times:

How I do wish I could have held off and waited for the Titanium.

September of 2000 I needed a laptop from school and everyone knew the G4 was next, which was enough for me. No one knew then it would be so sleek. I couldn't wait till MWSF though, so I got a 400mhz g3. Using it now, still is cool. Mainly I just use it for wireless internet around the house. I use my dual 800 for real stuff.  Smile

The only thing is that the Titanium won't run FS2002.

It will run X-Plane well though.  Smile

I have also got to say if you are a gamer, I'd stick to a desktop.


User currently offlineDelta777-XXX From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1017 posts, RR: 8
Reply 10, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 860 times:

How much is high speed internet access going to cost a month?


I dont really understand how that works. Suppose you aren't somewhere that has a line for that - could you still connect using dial-up?


Thanks,
Hank


User currently offlineDelta777-XXX From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1017 posts, RR: 8
Reply 11, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 848 times:

Dell or Sony?

Also... about the internet access thing... I checked and they don't have high speed access in my area yet (i live in the middle of nowhere)... so is there someone that has a toll free dial up number for when I'm out of town? How much $$ a month for the connection??


Thanks,
Hank


User currently offlineDelta777-XXX From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1017 posts, RR: 8
Reply 12, posted (11 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 843 times:

Common guys... PLEASE help me out here.

How about this one??
http://www.powernotebooks.com/5620specs.php3


Hank  Big thumbs up


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