Advice purchase laptop

By rimniceanum
Feb 16, 2010
  1. until recently i had an acer extensa 5220 (1,87 ghz, 2 gb ram, 120 hdd, 128 mb video shared) which i sold because the battery was dead and i needed something better.
    which of the following do you recommend?

    1. Acer eMachines eME525-902G25Mi:
    - Intel Celeron M900 Montevina 2.2 ghz
    Cache procesor [KB] 1024
    - 15,6"
    - Intel GMA 4500MHD
    - 250 gb 5400 rpm
    - 2 gb DDR3

    290 euro without warranty / 348 euro with warranty

    2. Acer Aspire 5517-5474
    - AMD Athlon 64
    Model procesor: TF-20
    Speed procesor(MHz): 1600
    Cache procesor(Kb): 512 Level 2
    FSB procesor (MHz): 667
    Chipset MB: AMD RS780 MN
    - 3072 MB DDR2 667MHz/PC2-5300
    - 160 GB 5400 rpm
    - 15,6"
    - Hybrid ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3200 256 mb

    349 euro

    3. Fujitsu Amilo Li3710
    - procesor: IntelĀ® CeleronĀ® M900 2,2 ghz, 800 mhz, 1 mb
    - 15,6"
    - 2 gb ram ddr2 800 mhz
    - 160 gb 5400 rpm
    - 4500MHD

    326 euro

    which of the above do you recommend? please answer this question first.

    or should i save up to buy this one:

    Acer Aspire 5738ZG-432G32Mn
    - Intel Pentium dual-core mobile T4300, 2100 mhz, 1024 mb Level 2, 800 mhz, Intel GL40 Express
    - 15,6"
    - 2048 mb DDR3 1066MHz/PC3-8500
    - 320 gb 5400 rpm
    - ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570 512 mb

    419 euro

    all of the above have 6 cell bateries, wifi, dvd-rw and are new.
    i also have a pc (p4 630 3,0 ghz 2 mb, 2 gb ddr 2 667 mhz, 120 gb hdd, 7800 gt 256 mb/256 biti)

    thank you
  2. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 869   +7

    the Acer Aspire 5738ZG-432G32Mn looks like it will be the winner
  3. rimniceanum

    rimniceanum TS Rookie Topic Starter

    that would be my choice also, but from the first 3? because i am on a very tight budget.
  4. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 869   +7

    if you got to have the laptop now then the 3. Fujitsu Amilo Li3710. but if you can wait then get the Acer Aspire 5738ZG-432G32Mn
  5. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,678   +85

    This Acer Aspire AS5732Z-4598 with Intel Pentium T4400(2.20GHz) Intel GMA 4500M NoteBook - falls into your third option's range (if you can find it at your location).

    - Intel Pentium T4400(2.20GHz)
    - 4GB Memory
    - Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
    - 250GB HDD
    - Optical Drive Type: DVD Super Multi
    - Chipset: Intel GL40
    - Resolution: 1366 x 768
    - LCD Features: 15.6" Acer CineCrystal Technology
    - Memory Speed: DDR2 667
    - WLAN: 802.11b/g/Draft-N WLAN

    And I believe its much better option than that Celeron based Fujitsu
  6. rimniceanum

    rimniceanum TS Rookie Topic Starter

    today i bought the laptop. i will have it tomorrow. and it's none of the above.

    ASUS K50IJ-SX173L

    Intel Core 2 Duo mobile T5870, 2000 mhz, 2048 kb Level 2, fsb 800, Intel GL40 Express
    ram 2048 MB DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400
    hdd: 250 GB, SATA, 5400 RPM
    display: 15.6" LED
    video: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500 M

    new, 2 year warranty for 419 euro.

    i preferred this one instead of the acer because it had 2 year warranty, a core 2 duo procesor and a longer baterry life

    did i make a good decision?
  7. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 869   +7

    it looks good to me. i hope your new laptop will bring you many years of joy
  8. rimniceanum

    rimniceanum TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thank you
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