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ethsfan
3 years ago#1
Acer iconia w700-6499

Samsung ativ tab 3 (sidesyncs with my phone as a bonus)

transformer book t300(lower model to be around $1k)

Surface pro 2 (128gb or 64g depeneding on price)

Which is the best buy for basic usage and light gaming/video/random programs
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gastaman
3 years ago#2
ethsfan posted...
Surface pro 2 (128gb or 64g depeneding on price)


64GB = $900, 128GB = $1000 (256GB = $1300, 512GB = $1800)
http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/html/pbPage.PDPS/productID.286866600?WT.mc_id=surface_preorder_surfacepro2
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ethsfan
3 years ago#3
gastaman posted...
ethsfan posted...
Surface pro 2 (128gb or 64g depeneding on price)


64GB = $900, 128GB = $1000 (256GB = $1300, 512GB = $1800)
http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/html/pbPage.PDPS/productID.286866600?WT.mc_id=surface_preorder_surfacepro2


I knw the prices just not sure what accessories id need. I think the keyboard plus 64GB would already reach 1k.

Are u recomending the surface pro?
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gastaman
3 years ago#4
Can't really make a recommendation, as I don't know much about the devices other than the Surface. And yes, 64GB + keyboard will already be ~$1000.

Touch Cover - $80
Type Cover - $130
Touch Cover 2 - $120
Type Cover 2 - $130
Dock - $200
Power Cover - TBD

You probably wouldn't need anything other than a keyboard. Surface Pro already comes with the Stylus.

Edit: Surface Pro 2 does seem like a pretty nice device, though. I've been using a Surface Pro for work for a couple of months now and I like it.
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ethsfan
3 years ago#6
Surface is rly nice with i5s/4gb ram but its $900+ so idk.

The ativ tab 3 is only $699. Comes with the keybored and syns with my samsung phone wirelessly. It runs the atom Z2760 and 2gb of ram

Honestly it would take me about 2 months more of saving (part time job) to pay the difference. Ive gone about 4 years without a windows computer and really want to get something decent. (My note 2 is great for media/browsing/email but i need a windows computer)
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