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six_storm
06-02-08, 02:27 PM
Hey guys. Well, I finally got around to selling my laptop locally (I'm meeting the guy tomorrow) but I've ran into a problem with ordering a new one. I was going to use my work Dell discount and buy a Vostro 1500 with a 8600GT M. Turns out that option is no longer available since they are phasing the 1500s out and replacing them with the 1510s.

So here's the deal. I want to find a 15" laptop with a 8600GT M for < $650. Is there anything out there?

I've been looking for two or three weeks but most laptops have the crap Intel GMA stuff. I'm looking to either ordering a Dell Vostro 1500 with a 8400M at $600 or if there is anything better for the price, I'll order that.

I really just wanted a laptop that was decently powerful for Photoshop, run Linux and a few games, such as TF2, CoD4 and games of that sort. I won't be using this laptop a ton but it would be nice to play some games on the go. Can you guys help me out?

six_storm
06-02-08, 04:32 PM
Anybody?

bob saget
06-02-08, 04:38 PM
for less then 650? is that even possible. I would be interested in something in that price range also i guess. Around here, anything below 1100 comes with integrated sh!t.

six_storm
06-02-08, 04:43 PM
for less then 650? is that even possible. I would be interested in something in that price range also i guess. Around here, anything below 1100 comes with integrated sh!t.

Dell had the option for a 8600GT M last week but it's not discontinued. I only have about $650 to spend, I hate being broke. But hey, I'm about to buy a house so . . . yeah lol. Priorities.

six_storm
06-02-08, 07:33 PM
The more and more research I do on the 8400M GS, the more I think I can deal with it. I just wanna be able to play a few games here and there so I might just go ahead and buy it. I don't think that there are any other laptops out there with a 8600GT M under $650. Stupid Dell.

six_storm
06-03-08, 02:03 PM
I just played TF2 on a co-worker's Dell Vostro with a 8400M GS and it's playable with a lower res. I think I can deal with that.

six_storm
06-03-08, 03:48 PM
I found a 8600GT M video card refurbished for $140 . . . that's expensive lol. It's over my budget! :D

six_storm
06-03-08, 04:41 PM
I just ordered my Vostro 1500 . . . hopefully it won't take too long to get here since the Dell plant is just 30-45 minutes away.