Help in purchasing a laptop

  suburban train 00:35 26 Feb 2003

Just been having a look at click here for a laptop. I not after anything fancy but what laptop should i go for:

IBM Thinkpad R31 C1.2GHz 128/20GB CD Modem XP Home
Quicklinx: 27S1WS


Compaq Evo N1015v AMD 1500xp CD/Mdm/LAN/ 14.1 128/20G XPh
Quicklinx: 28M8WS

  Lozzy 02:41 26 Feb 2003

Depends on what you want to use it for. If you want a work horse laptop that will go and go and go but not bothered about speed and all the gismos then I suggest a Dell Latitude. If it's just a toy then either of the above but be advised in leui of the Compaq I would suggest the HP as there the same now and cheaper just under a diff name.

  suburban train 02:46 26 Feb 2003

i should have made myself a little more clearer,
all i need a laptop for is using Office 2000 applications, programming some web design work and other uses such as playing music surfing the web,

  Lozzy 02:50 26 Feb 2003

In that case I would suggest either Compaq or HP.

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