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Old 02-11-2005, 11:34 PM
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Go to www.samsclub.com I have been very happy with my Averatec 3200 subnotebook. In fact I am using it now wireless in bed.
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I did not read the article, but Popular Science reviewed laptops under $900. Sounds like the info you are looking for. I think it is the recent issue, or last months. Not sure if they reviewed the model VanWolske is referring to....
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I bought an eMachines 5405 last year and have been very happy with it. Loaded out, $599!
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Just bought a HP Pavilion ZV5340 from Best Buys a couple weeks ago $1570
2.2Ghz
15.4 widescreen w/ brightview
100GB HD
AMD 64 Athlon
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Firewire port for you video camera
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wireless 802.11g, surfin on the crapper!

Geat machine! Got the $300 3 yr BB extended warrenty. Covers 100% everything except abuse.
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surfin on the crapper!

Geat machine! Got the $300 3 yr BB extended warrenty. Covers 100% everything except abuse.
Sorry but the warranty doesn't cover that

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The IBM Thinkpad line is #1 ranked consistently, bulletproof reliability and meant for business. You can't buy a better unit, but it's a business only type system. If you're looking for something to play games on and other tasks (such as playing music files, etc.), look at Dell and HP. Just figure out what you want to do with it, and what sort of applications you'll run daily.

If you decide on an IBM Thinkpad, send me the part/model number you're interested in.
I've been in the business for more than 10 years and have dealt with Toshiba, Dell, Compaq, IBM, HP and Dell. My personal laptops have always been IBM. Hands down, they are the best. They are a business class machine built to withstand the rigors of travel.

The only Dell laptop I have recommended had nothing but problems from the moment I opened the box. I only recommended it based on the customer's budget and would never do that again.

The Toshiba Portege and Tecra were okay, but a bit flimsy in my opinion. Compaq Armadas were ok, bu tnow that HP bought Compaq, I would touch it(they should stick to the printer business).

IBM used to be an expensive laptop but their prices have come down and they are now affordable for the average consumer as well. go with the T Series or better and you be a happy camper.
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