A good 500$ Laptop

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  1. Giggtysword344
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    As the title says, whats a really good 500$ laptop i can get at amazon?
    Im getting this for a girl that i like(and she likes me too!) :D
     
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    http://www.amazon.com/Lenovo-4334DBU-15-6-Inch-Laptop-Black/dp/B007CKQMPI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1336424801&sr=8-1
    Also, if you really want people to reply, you gotta make a statement of intent! (hint hint) ;)
     
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    Giggtysword344 I want some Scum Nyums

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    Thanks! I really am liking this option! But just to be a bit optimistic are there any quad core ones that are below 500$ and good?
     
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    http://www.amazon.com/HP-g6-1d48dx-15-6-Pavilion-Laptop/dp/B007QOXDCU/ref=sr_1_5?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1336425259&sr=1-5
     
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    ...Does she really need a quad core laptop?
     
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    Giggtysword344 I want some Scum Nyums

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    Last time i used a dual core laptop, it was slow as hell.
     
  8. Jamstruth

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    Dual Core is enough, trust me. I've got an Intel i5 which gives me plenty of power to render HD videos quickly and play games decently at high res.
     
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    Giggtysword344 I want some Scum Nyums

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    Specs please.
    Edit: Sorry if i sound like an ass
     
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  11. Jamstruth

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    My laptop is a high specced one. It cost me around £700
    Core i5 M480 2.67GHz
    ATi Mobility Radeon HD5650
    6GB RAM

    I'll admit that graphics card helps a lot when it comes to video rendering and stuff. But the CPU is zippy enough to handle a lot of stuff. You do not need a quad core processor. Especially for a girl that's probably just going to be using it for Office and Facebook (I'm generalising but with a $500 budget that's all you can hope for).
    I'd say look for a Core i3. My parents own an Acer machine with a Arrandale i3 in it. It performs everything they want in a laptop i.e. internet browsing and office.
     
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    Let me guess, AMD? Athlon? Turion?

    Everything I want to say about that... Rydian and Jamstruth just said.
     
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    I've always found AMD to be a little slow but if you must have a quad core.

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    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2574048

    http://www.amazon.com/Toshiba-Satellite-L755D-S5162-Laptop-Silver/dp/tech-data/B006TI443G/ref=de_a_smtd
     
  14. ShadowSoldier

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    ...Couldn't you know.. buy her flowers or chocolates or dinner? A frickin laptop? Man, I'd hate to see you if the day comes she gets a new BF.
     
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    I got mine a DS. We then spent the next year playing coop games on it. Flowers last a week, chocolates last a day, dinner lasts a couple hours. At least a laptop will last 3 years.