Re: choosing a good laptop
Have you considered a used laptop?
Originally Posted by Alex_Eagle
I've had excellent experience with Dell laptops ... I'm posting this on my wife's just replaced Studio 1749 which had Windows 7 pre-installed (Amazon lists both new and used).
After I shrunk Windows 7 partition I was able to install Ubuntu 14.04; now both OSes run just fine. There were no problems with the install.
HP | Intel iCore 7 3.2Ghz | 12 Gb mem | SSD Win7 | HDD Trusty
Dell laptop | Intel iCore 3 2.1Ghz | 4 Gb mem | Win 7 + Trusty