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    Which of the three below would you choose? (answer in the poll above)

    Yes I am a cheapskate, and yes I only need a cheap 'n cheerful laptop - primarily for surfing & basic use; but FM2007 might be required (;-)). If anyone has any warnings about running Linux on any of them, do impart your information as I plan to dual-boot...

    #1 - Dell Inspiron 1501. clicky
    AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile TL50, 1024MB Memory, 120GB Hard Drive, 8X DVD Writer, 15.4" WXGA LCD... Windows Vista Business.


    #2 - Lenovo C200 clicky
    CoreDuo 1.73GHz 1GB 80GB DVDRW VistaHome.


    #3 - Dell 6400 clicky
    Intel Dual-Core T2080 1.73GHz, 1024MB, 120GB, 8x DVD Writer, 15.4" WXGA IntelĀ® Media Accelerator 950 Vista Business

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    Re: Decisions, Decisions

    The only thing I'd say with all of those is that they all require ram in pairs, so if you did want to upgrade you'd have to buy two new sticks.

    personally : http://store.apple.com/Apple/WebObje...411Yyig/4.?p=0

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    Re: Decisions, Decisions

    Budget is tighter than a duck's....

    Anyway, Ā£400 max is the limit y'see, otherwise I'd have Apple'd myself up eons ago...

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    damn shame....

    Dell's should be fine for linux though!

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    Re: Decisions, Decisions

    I would choose the first one.

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    Re: Decisions, Decisions

    The new HP NX7300 s are that price tho'

    C2D 1.66
    1Gb ram
    80Gb HDD
    DVD dlrw
    15"wxga
    xp pro

    and it's not a dell!

    (I can't get to those click thru's )

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