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Old 02-06-2013, 11:16 PM   #1
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Default Budget laptop for <$600 that can do photoshop and video editing

I know with that type of budget I can't expect blazing performance but it only needs to do college-level work. A 13" screen minimum is a must but I'm flexible on everything else. Any suggestions? Performance > size so ultrabooks aren't necessary unless the deal is really good.
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Old 02-06-2013, 11:18 PM   #2
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If you can find this in stock near you, it's fairly loaded but 14.1" with Intel 4000 graphics.

http://slickdeals.net/f/5842334-Dell...th-coupon-YMMV
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Old 02-06-2013, 11:24 PM   #3
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Thanks! Looking into it.
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Old 02-06-2013, 11:52 PM   #4
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The following looks good: http://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-V3...g_bs_565108_14

Any obvious deficiencies that I'm missing? Battery looks a little weak but I think that is manageable...
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Old 02-09-2013, 06:06 PM   #5
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If you can find this in stock near you, it's fairly loaded but 14.1" with Intel 4000 graphics.

http://slickdeals.net/f/5842334-Dell...th-coupon-YMMV
I had this in my cart two days ago and since that website can't take two methods of payment called Capital One to extend me $20 (I had a $1000 payment that finalized yesterday), they said they'd get it done then an hour later told me they couldn't.

Then I went back to put it on my debit card (I hate using debit online) and the laptop was gone.

Bought my future wife's daughter a Macbook Pro 13.3" instead.
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I had this in my cart two days ago and since that website can't take two methods of payment called Capital One to extend me $20 (I had a $1000 payment that finalized yesterday), they said they'd get it done then an hour later told me they couldn't.

Then I went back to put it on my debit card (I hate using debit online) and the laptop was gone.

Bought my future wife's daughter a Macbook Pro 13.3" instead.
Lucky bastard, I'm jealous it's OOS in my area.

Let me know what you think of it.
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i bought her a `13.3 macbook pro.
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