If you want a powerful laptop but you budget is tiny you could consider buying a refurbished notebook.
Sony VPC-B11DGX/B Core i7-620M Dual-Core 2.66GHz 6GB 320GB Blu-ray BD-ROM/DVD±RW 15.4" Win7 w/Webcam 6-Cell & Bluetooth refurbished has a discount of $847.00. Not bad.
Sony VPC-B11DGX/B Features:
- Microsoft Windows 7 Professional pre-installed w/CoA
- 6-cell Li-ion battery
- Intel Core i7-620M 2.66 GHz dual-core CPU
- Intel Turbo Boost technology delivers up to 3.33 GHz
- 6 GB DDR3 1066 MHz SDRAM (supports up to 8 GB)
- 320 GB SATA hard drive with G-Sensor Shock Protection
- Blu-ray BD-ROM/DVD±RW DL drive
- Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD graphics with up to 1760 MB dynamically allocated memory
- Intel High Definition Audio with built-in stereo speakers
- 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
- 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN
- Bluetooth Stereo A2DP v2.1 + EDR
- Digital Media Card reader with MagicGate functionality
- MOTION EYE webcam with face-tracking and microphone built into LCD bezel
- Biometric fingerprint reader
- QWERTY keyboard with Touch pad
- 15.4-inch widescreen LCD (1280 x 800)
More about Sony VPC-B11DGX/B
Backed by an Intel Core i7-620M 2.66 GHz dual-core processor and 6 GB of DDR3 RAM, this VAIO notebook delivers the power you need to run your multimedia programs and everyday computing applications. Store your media library, games, documents and other files on the roomy 320 GB SATA hard drive, which comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows 7 Professional.
Experience brilliant colors and clear viewing on the extra wide 15.4-inch widescreen LCD display. Backup data to CD or DVD, rock out to your favorite music CDs and watch Blu-ray or DVD movies with the Blu-ray BD-ROM/DVD±RW DL drive. Connect a big screen TV via its HDMI connector and enjoy stunning high definition picture and sound! Make live video calls to friends and family with the built-in MOTION EYE webcam.
Pricing and availability
Right now Sony VPC-B11DGX/B refurbished price tag is $1,537.99 (reduced from $2.304,99) and you can find it at Pacificgeek.com.