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Good laptops for $300-400?

#1DiayamondoPosted 9/8/2013 4:26:06 PM
Would like to get some help in finding one.
#2MasterDonGeroPosted 9/8/2013 4:27:43 PM
Depends on what you want to do with the laptop.
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#3XNo_FearXPosted 9/8/2013 4:30:36 PM
theres really no good laptops at that price range unless you just want to browse the web
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#4PathlessBulletPosted 9/8/2013 4:31:57 PM
I'd suggest an IPad.
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#5kelemvorPosted 9/8/2013 4:46:03 PM(edited)
I just got my friend a decent Acer laptop with a 2.1 Ghz AMD dual core and a dedicated video card for around 450.

400 to 500 is a much better budget goal to be honest. At that price range you start to find some laptops that are capable of some light gaming. My 300 dollar laptop *barely* runs Minecraft, (HD3000 integrated video) and if I'm outside in the forest or in a town it slows down like 15-20 fps. Underground it runs closer to 60fps though.

If you must insist on the 300-400 dollar budget, I guess this is your best bet.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834131512

The AMD graphics card isn't much better than the Ivy Bridge integrated video (HD4000) but at least it has HDMI out, which a lot of budget laptops skimp on. Also the Samsung touchpad and overall build quality seems decent for the price.
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#6Diayamondo(Topic Creator)Posted 9/8/2013 4:47:57 PM
I just want everyday computing and playing the Sims 3, but thanks for the suggestion/link!