Could you help me find a good under-$600 laptop?

Discussion in 'Portable Devices & Gadgets' started by Petros, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. Petros

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    I am finally in the market for my first new notebook and would love to have some help from my good buddies here! What is the best computer in the under-$600 range. This will be more or less so I have a portable computer when staying at hotels, with family, or just to keep in the bedroom.

    What it must be:
    • Sub-$600
    • Powerful enough to do the more basic functions like web pages, word processing, casual games with minor 3d elements (Zuma, Wik, Puzzle Quest), and 2D console emulators
    • Wireless G
    • Four USB ports
    • DVD Burner

    What would be a plus but aren't absolutely necessary:
    • Expansion slots
    • Multiple cores!
    • Built-in camera
    • Glossy screen
    • Wireless N
    What doesn't matter to me at all:
    • Battery life
    • Size
    • Weight
    • Accessories
    • RAM (as long as there's room to install my own! Cheaper that way)
    • Operating system (got a couple Vista licenses to play with)
     
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