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post #1 of 19 Old 06-21-2010, 11:37 PM Thread Starter
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If you had $900

And you wanted a laptop....what would you get and how would you spec it out.

I'm needing a new one, as my current laptops hinge is all screwy so I cant close it.

I'm wanting something in the 15" size, as I need to take it to classes. Obviously I want the fastest computer I can get. Also I'm pretty computer illiterate, I mean I know some stuff but not as much as some of you guys.

Also, nothing Mac, I hate Mac .

So what would you guys get if you were in my shoes?

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YES!

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ill just say that the dell 14" i have was a hair under or was right at 900.

but the starting price was 350ish

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I paid 980$ for my 17" 4G ram 500 G hd Dell I'm on now and love it !

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hey

take that 900 and upgrade your fuel,then hpop,then injectors,ohh wait chip first,i guess thats opinion,then arp stuff then a turbo,dont listen to me,i tried shootin up diesel fuel
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hes already stud the heads, added a turbo, cant have a chip on a idi also. no hpop as well.

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i also added some rotella 15w40 to my fix! lol! i got one of those new gateway com's and it wasnt too bad,17.3 screen 4gb 500mb 800 buck with 3yr warrenty as well.i love it
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Yup would be kinda hard to do that stuff considering I have and IDI and I have alrady done the easier mods. Harder ones require the engine to come out.

Jarrod you remember what all I can do to help out my current laptop? If so I give ya the task of pricing that crap out for me. I would like more ram, a screen and what not.

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hey,im just curious.did you do that turbo yourself??? im only privy to the 95 7.3 and do kno a lil bout later models,but nothing on the 6.9, it may be a stupid question,but here goes....the 6.9 85 came with a turbo??? or did you mod it to make it fit?
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