Is this a good Laptop

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  1. WaTaGuMp

    WaTaGuMp Lifer

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    A friend of mine asked me to do some shopping for him. He is pretty computer illiterate. I know about PC's, but Laptops not so much. I have a general idea about what is good and bad. What do you experts think of the one listed below. I think its a solid choice since it has MS word etc, which he needs for work. Price even seems decent, since its Costco. Also has an SSD, which is a plus, or is it since they are small.

    http://www.costco.com/Dell-Inspiron...-Core™-i3-3217M-1.4GHz.product.100025220.html
     
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    Looks alright, but it's more than I'd spend. Laptops are very particular to the individual, and their needs. How light? Is battery life important? What is he doing with it? Budget?
     
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    I agree, I told him last night its hard for me to choose things that he would want. I just went by the fact is has an SSD, and a good software bundle he needs.
     
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