Mar 31, 2016 / Activity

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137 Acticities - 19 Groups - 480 Followers - 80 Followering

Meeting Point

BBC - International Booling Center

3 Mohamed Abdu St. (Behind Al Azhar Mosque)
Al Ghuriyya
Muḩāfaz̧at al Qāhirah

Price

BBC - International Booling Center

Offer One
For 4 days and 3 nights 500 LEG and 6 days 5 nights 600 LEG
We use Cache or Credit Card
Offer Two
For 4 days and 3 nights 500 LEG and 6 days 5 nights 600 LEG
We use Cache or Credit Card

Over the summer I had a dilemma: I needed a new laptop. My requirements for this were, it had to be cheap and it had to be powerful. Now there’s a slight problem with that, cheap laptops aren’t powerful and powerful laptops aren’t cheap. Nevertheless I ended up with a laptop that had

  • An Intel Core i5 Processor
  • Group texts on our phones, there was no way to add/remove people from the conversation so anytime someone wanted to join or leave, we had to start a new thread.
  • 16GB of RAM
  • 320GB SSD

And I got all that for less than $400. Here is how I did it.

Now before I go into my build I want to make something abundantly clear. I use this laptop for development, I don’t play games, I don’t edit video. With that said here is how I got a powerful laptop for a price so low.

First thing’s first, forget buying new. A new laptop with the specs I described $1000-$1500 depending on the model. You can also forget Mac’s as those are very expensive, new or used.

I started by looking for used computer stores in my area, specifically ones that sell off-lease computers. My main reason for buying an off lease laptop is

I ended up buying an HP Elitebook 8470p.

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