Advice on $800 laptop for college

By Zilliak
Apr 19, 2010
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  1. I need a laptop and dont know waht to buy. Sooo im leaving it to you guys :)
    I am majoring in comptuer science what should i buy for that major that will suit its needs, i love amd and really dont care if its intel, ati or nvidia just find me something around 800$ if you can.
  2. CAMusing

    CAMusing TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 328

  3. Zilliak

    Zilliak TechSpot Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 233

    ohhhh i do like what you showed me haha
  4. hughva

    hughva Newcomer, in training Posts: 309

  5. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,986   +66

    From the above link I think this Satellite A500-ST56EX seems very interesting and reasonably powerful.

    Also have a look at this Lenovo seems to be a good option to have a look at as well.

    Edit:
    Specifications wise this HP is a good option IMHO (although I don't like the brand).
  6. Zilliak

    Zilliak TechSpot Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 233

    Thanks Guys i think rite now That ASUS and the Satellite are my two favorite.
  7. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,986   +66

    Alright, goodluck with your purchasing decision. :)
  8. exela

    exela Newcomer, in training

    That asus n81 it's ...ummm tasty !
  9. IsabellaWinTeam

    IsabellaWinTeam Newcomer, in training

    Hi,

    There are many laptops that will fit your budget. Are there any other specifications that you require for your laptop? What will you be using it for besides schoolwork?

    If you will only be using it for schoolwork, you should check out the Toshiba Satellite T135D-S1325WH because it is ultra-light and portable.

    Otherwise, if you provide me some more details I can recommend another option or two that may fit your needs better.

    Hope this is helpful! Please let me know if you have any questions.

    Isabella
    MSFT Windows Outreach Team
  10. Zilliak

    Zilliak TechSpot Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 233

    I like to play rts games and wow....hahaha and i need it for Computer science for my degree field. so thats about it
  11. IsabellaWinTeam

    IsabellaWinTeam Newcomer, in training

    The Toshiba should be able to handle these games! It has a ATI® Radeon™ 3100 video card and 4 GB of RAM. You can check out more specs and compare it to other more advanced gaming laptops using a tool called PC Scout.

    Let me know if you have any other questions.

    Isabella
    MSFT Windows Outreach Team
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