Miscellaneous laptop discussions forum: What do I want?

by: Panda geek March 18, 2007 5:40 PM PDT

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What do I want?

by Panda geek - 3/18/07 5:40 PM

Well I'm looking for a laptop, but I have absolutely no idea as to what to get. There are just too many choices, it was easy for me to buy a pda, but I'm going to need help here. A few reqs, or things i'd like to have. My budget is somewhat limited, I wouldn't like to go higher than $1000-$1500.

-Smallish, I don't want one of those big honkin media laptops, light and compact
-DVD drive, doesn't have to write cds or dvds
-SD reader would be nice, but not necessary
-Bluetooth, to connect to my Dell Axim
-Decent video card, nothing extraordinary, just enough to support my occasional gaming
-RAM, a fair amount, 1gb min preferably
-Hard drive doesn't have to be too big either, I used the 40gb on my old laptop for quite a while
-Nice keyboard, odd request, but I do a lot of typing
-One of those little gnobbles in the middle of the keyboard, not sure what it's called happy but I'm awful with the touchpad
-Strong wifi thingy, not sure how much they vary in strength, but I'd like a good one


Well thats "all". Thanks.

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