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Weekend Laptop Roundup: Acer Extensa 1.9GHz 14" for $400, more

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This weekend, we listed several notebook deals, all at the lowest total price we could find. Below are the best ongoing deals, listed in order of popularity:
  1. Best Buy offers the Acer Extensa EX4420-5963 Athlon 64 X2 1.9GHz 14.1" Notebook/2GB RAM/160GB HDD/dual layer DVD burner/802.11g/MS Vista Home Premium for $399.99. This 5.4-lb. system features a bright 1280x800 LCD, integrated graphics, 5400 rpm HDD, dual layer DVD burner with DVD-RAM support, four USB ports, a FireWire port, and 5-in-1 media card reader.
  2. OfficeMax offers the Gateway M-6847 Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz 15.4" Notebook/3GB RAM/320GB HDD/dual layer DVD burner/802.11g/MS Vista Home Premium in Garnet Red for $599.99. Weighing in at 6.16 lbs., it features a 1280x800 LCD, integrated graphics, dual layer DVD burner with Labelflash, a built-in 1.3-megapixel webcam, 5400 rpm HDD, 5-in-1 media card reader, an ExpressCard slot, three USB ports, and one FireWire port.
  3. Circuit City offers the Compaq Presario CQ50-110US Turion 64 X2 2GHz 15.4" Notebook/3GB RAM/200 GB HDD/dual layer DVD burner/802.11g/MS Vista Home Premium for $499.99 (pictured) after these $30 and $50 rebates. This mid-size notebook tips the scales at 6.5 lbs. and features a 1280x800 LCD, dual layer DVD burner with LightScribe technology, a slower 4200 rpm HDD, 5-in-1 memory card reader, integrated graphics, three USB ports, but no FireWire ports.
  4. Circuit City offers the Toshiba Satellite Turion 64 X2 2GHz 15.4" Notebook/3GB RAM/200GB HDD/dual layer DVD burner/802.11g/MS Vista Home Premium, model no. L305D-S5881, for $599.99. This 5.7-lb. system includes a 1280x800 LCD, dual layer DVD burner with LabelFlash technology and DVD-RAM support, 5400 rpm HDD, ExpressCard slot, 5-in-1 memory card reader, integrated graphics, built-in webcam, three USB ports, but no FireWire ports.
  5. Staples offers the Dell Studio 1535 Intel Core 2 Duo 2.1GHz 15.4" Notebook/3GB RAM/250GB HDD/dual layer DVD burner/802.11g/MS Vista Home Premium in Red, model no. S1535-113P, for $649.90. This 6.11-lb. system features a 1280x800 LCD, 5400 rpm HDD, built-in 2-megapixel webcam, integrated graphics, four USB ports, and one FireWire port.
Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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