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    My parents are pretty much forcing me to take a laptop they are going to buy me for Christmas, and they told me to find out what I want so here is my questions:

    I need a computer that is fast with internet, and can hold stuff.
    I need a computer that can play games and is good with internet.
    I do not care about webcam.

    Their price range is 0.00$ to 600.00$.

    I am looking for a good computer that runs fast, and has good internet service ability. Also, will probably use this during college later on, and stuff.
     
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    My advise is to turn your parents in for child abuse and move to Somalia, where life is much better. ;)
     
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    lol, comedian I see ;).

    Nah, see, I really begged for a rifle this year, but they told me I can buy that once I get into the service (after bmt/tech school of course) and then they told me I need a laptop to email them to tell them I am ok, especially once I get on a combat tour.
     
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    All the major producers make a laptop in this price range, but it'd be their entry level unit. I don't play games, and so I can't advise, but I suspect the CPUs etc. in such models will not be satisfactory for your needs.

    May I suggest you get a job and save another $400 to $600? Pool that with the parental cash and you'll likely be happier with what you've bought.
     
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    I have a job [multiple if you take all into consideration], that is part of where the parents 600$ come from. Plus, I can't get a job in the city when I am already in advanced classes at hs, doing work for the AF DEP, Boxing, Weight Lifting, and on top of that, my dad is having us do a winter garden project that he read about. (Live on a farm)
     
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    May the Lord bless you, and keep you safe from all calamities during your service to our nation, for which we all thank you.
     
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    Thank you Middleman, and I really appreciate it.
     
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    Aw Cain, bless your heart. My apologies. I dunno what to advise.....I suppose later on, you'll be able to modify the unit but as a rule, such things are not cost effective.
     
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    Well, I just wanted to play games that where very old or very simple like text-based. I am not expecting a great laptop, just a simple computer that I can check email/play text-based games on. Really, just a basic computer.

    Thanks for the ideas though Madeline.
     
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