I need a price quote on my computer please and suggestion for a new laptop

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izzyrizzy60

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Okay well, basically I'm trying to sell my current computer on Ebay. This is because I'm interested in buying a laptop. I've decided I need something more portable.

CPU Specs:

Manufacturer...HP
Model...SR2150NX
Processor...Intel(R) Celeron(R) D CPU 3.3GHz 3.33GHz
Memory(RAM)...512MB
System Type...32-bit Operating System

Monitor:

- 18' flat screen monitor
- good condition (just bought)
- Bought for $200

I was hoping I could get maybe $180+ on for the monitor and cpu on Ebay. Does this sound reasonable?

Now for my new laptop suggestion, I'm hoping for these requrements:

- 1Gb RAM +
- 1.6 GHz
- 160Gb HDD Space
- Mini laptop
- No more than $400 please

Also, I found a very nice Hp laptop for $278. It has my 1Gb of RAM, and my 1.6GHz. But one thing, it has 8Gb SSD. So does this mean if I get this one I will have to get a external hardrive?...Also, is the SSD going to affect what I will be able to store on it?

Thanks in advance. :D
 
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I would suggest the MSI Wind

1.60GHz
10.0" WSVGA
1GB Memory
160GB HDD

I've read a consumer reports review on netbooks and the MSI wind is rated very well.

It does cost a bit more, but it meets ALL of your requirements.

On the 8GB SSD, it will affect only size. (It's 8GB) so you would be limited to 8GB of space.
 

izzyrizzy60

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Yes, I have looked into the MSI Wind. But also, another question, maybe 8Gb is all I would need? I only need a computer for, a few games, store music, store pictures, browse the web.

So what if I get an external drive? Would that be a ton better?
 

izzyrizzy60

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Hmm Joeten...I'm still thinking. Maybe I can just store my core programs (firefox, avg, microsoft office, itunes, zone alarm, windows defender, etc) on the hp computer (the 8Gb one) and just buy an external device to store games, music, and movies? And thanks again Shmik1 for suggesting the Msi Wind, I'm very close to clicking checkout and buying it. Especially the one at amazon.com where you can also purchase an extra 1Gb memory card for it (to manually install to make 2Gb of memory total). Hmm...I think the Msi Wind wins on this one ;)
 

aka Brett

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an external is more money and not very convenient. 80 bucks
ram upgrade 40 bucks now your 278 machine is 400 bucks..
get a full fledged notebook with a platter drive and a full version of xp or vista.

I bought a new dell with dual cores 2 gigs rams..dual layer dvd burner
all the ports and jack i will ever need even an hdmi...price 500 bucks about 9 months ago.

Shop around you can get a full laptop for 400 bucks 500 bucks
 
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hi remember anything said is either a suggestion or advice and the decision to do anything rests with you so as they say you pays your money and makes your choice whatever you choose have fun with it and enjoy regards joeten
 

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What kind of games do you plan to play? Netbooks are not very powerful. The architecture's functionality is not simply raw clock speed. Also, the keyboards vary widely with some far less suitable to touch-typing than others.
 
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