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  • Started 1 year ago by TMcGuill
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TMcGuill
Posts: 7

Good morning!
I am needing to replace my personal laptop, and was needing some advise on what's the best "bang for my buck." I don't need one that has lots of bells and whistles. We mainly use it for oil and gas reports, bookkeeping, etc. I don't want to spend an arm and leg, but I also want to make sure I get one that has a sufficient amount of memory and space.

What is a good size (memory and storage) to look for? When looking at storage, what does the HDD mean? In Consumer Reports, it listed storage as same 640 GB; on something else I saw "GB HDD". Is this the same thing?

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whs
whs
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The common memory size nowadays is 4GB. Even low cost laptops have that.

HDD is the disk. 640GB is a common size.

You should be able to find something for yor applications between $400 and $500. Look for sales and the sunday sales flyers in the newspaper.

Here is a website where many companies advertise their 'Deals of the Day'. It changes daily. http://www.deals2buy.com/categories/laptop/deals

This is a good example of a nice laptop: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Le.....#38;loc=01

This is a nice budget laptop. Has a somewhat smaller HDD, but that is usually not a problem. http://www.tigerdirect.com/app.....NaDWD2zGmg

Posted 1 year ago
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TMcGuill
Posts: 7

Thank you very much for your help. This information is just what I needed!

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whs
whs
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You are welcome.

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