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Old 03-08-2007, 09:17 PM   #1
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Smile looking to buy a laptop,

I am looking for a wireless lap top, and so I am doing research before I buy. Is 1 GB good? gigabyte of RAM I want to be able to play my games along with work stuff, while online. Can some one help me out?, I need to know what is good for a laptop.

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Old 03-08-2007, 09:21 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Ronni
Is 1 GB good?
1 GB of what?
I am sorry if it sounds rude but you will need to be little more generous with details
Old 03-08-2007, 09:23 PM   #3
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1 GB gigabyte of RAM. I want to make sure I have a fast enough laptop.
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Depends on what purpose you want to utilize your laptop but mostly 1GB of RAM and a PIV processor > 2GHz should be fast enough for general purposes
Old 03-08-2007, 10:24 PM   #5
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The most important thing on my laptop list is that is has integrated nvidia graphics.
Old 03-09-2007, 08:54 AM   #6
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I've used Linux on a wide range of laptops with little trouble. Sometimes you may have to install graphics drivers and/or patch the kernel for better touch pad support, but these are minor issues.

1GB of RAM with a good processor should meet the needs of most users but that's one of those things that are up to the user's specific needs. IMHO more RAM is always a good thing.
Old 03-09-2007, 10:25 AM   #7
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Hey, man... if you're looking for a laptop to run linux on, I suggest you look through and They ship laptop preinstalled with ubuntu, so they're guaranteed to work with linux.
Old 03-09-2007, 10:41 AM   #8
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I don't think you will have any trouble using linux with any laptops out there. 1GB is enough.
The processor:
I would buy an AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-60 (2GHz) or Intel Core2 Duo processor. I know about AMD because that is what I have. It is powerful and runs Vista with no problem. Low wattage and high performance.



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