Miscellaneous laptop discussions forum: Alienware vs. Apple

by: m.nandini April 4, 2006 3:24 PM PDT

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Alienware vs. Apple

by m.nandini - 4/4/06 3:24 PM

i am in high school and getting ready to start taking college classes and i need a notebook. i like to play the occasional game, but i really need this computer for word processing, music, and movies. i need it to be fast and not have to worry about crashing, parts failue, or battery life. i have heard mixed reviews about both systems, and i know that both are not really widespread machines compared to HP or Dell, but i like them both and i really want to know if there is someone that could help me decide.

i wanna know what you guys think. its either a 14 inch apple ibook G4 with a 1.4 ghz processor, 512 mb ram, and a radeon express 32mb graphics card or an Alienware Area-51 m5500 with 1.5 ghz processor, 512 mb ram, and a 256 mb NviDia graphics card . both of the notebooks are about the same price.

thank you for ur opinion in advance

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