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ok so im trying to purchase a laptop but I dont have that much money on hand. Friend selling me new 15.6 inch laptop with intel core i7-4700mq 2.4ghz processor 8gb ddr3l ram, 1tb 5400 rpm hard drive for $599 oh yeah its a toshiba. THANKS!

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Only thing that frightens me is the hard drive speed being slightly slower than todays traditional HD's but I think I'm just remembering Desktop HD's speeds. Oh well for $600 you'd be getting a better deal than a MacBook.

Depends on intended use but I say its pretty much good for games of today. Well depends on the graphics but other than that. Green flags a go.

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This is really hard to answer without knowing things like its purpose, condition, what you value most in a laptop, your individual use cases for it, etc. I'm going out on a limb here and guessing you want a laptop to play neopets in art class or something.

An educated guess of the quality and capability based on the parts you listed suggests it's a fine deal, and will last you a few years at least. The disk might bottleneck you a little bit during startup or launching a program, but lucky you, that's typically the easiest and cheapest piece to upgrade.

Hope that helped some.

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