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#1 O(V)eGA_l2el)

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 10:03 AM

I need recommendations for laptop?

Primary Use:
Work - testing Windows and Linux virtual machines, scripting, etc
Occasional gaming

Key features:
best possible battery life (4 hours or better is good)
Weight (around 5.7lbs)
Wireless NIC (anything but Broadcom chips --prefer Atheros)

Budget: $650
Past Experience:
I enjoy using Lenovo laptops; I’ve found them to be robust with great performance.

Possible Purchase:
Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 (1024AWU) $649

Asus A53SV-NH51 $599

Acer Aspire AS5755G-6823 $549

#2 Black64

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 11:00 AM

ASUS laptops haven't let me down yet, plus that's not a bad deal.

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