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What is the best cheap computer?

Asked by Thesilvertiger (264points) July 26th, 2008 from iPhone

I know you can’t have the best of both worlds but maybe you know of something that is close to that description.

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ninjaxmarc's avatar

laptop, desktop, dell


Closeout for previous model years at major computer stores.

Thesilvertiger's avatar

Yea I was looking for a labtop, sorry.

willbrawn's avatar

Dude your getting a DELL!

kevbo's avatar

Here’s CNET’s list of laptops under $600 sorted by editor’s rating.




btko's avatar

It’s worth considering spending a bit more and getting a tool that is going to last longer, be more useful, and you will enjoy more. You can get into a macbook for $1100. It would be worth the investment. imho.

Unit134679's avatar

Best is a MacBook. Stay away from anything refurb (it was once someone else’s problem…do you want it to be yours?). Stay away from the following:

HP (if desperate get this)

Best bet is Apple or a Sony (without Vista). I’ve been working with, selling, and repairing computers for 15 years or so. Most are crap.

chaosrob's avatar

Best? Get a refurbished MacBook. Cheap? Get a low-end Lenovo ThinkPad.

PupnTaco's avatar

What they said. A refurb MacBook offers the best deal over the life of the product.

seVen's avatar

MacBook Pro, you can make a few monthly payments on it & it will serve you awesomely.

willbrawn's avatar

he said cheap. Most likely referring below a $1000

Thesilvertiger's avatar

where can I get a refurbished MacBook or pro?

Unit134679's avatar

Keep in mind you bet what you pay for majority of the time. Computers is included in this.

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