Laptop -- purchase recommendations ?

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I need about 40 of the below.
What website vendor do you recommend ?

Specs
  ** under $500 if possible
  ** Warranty = none needed
  ** Age = ok with "3-year off lease" equipment
  ** OS = Windows 7 Pro 64bit (or higher)
  ** Hard Drive = 150GB (or higher)
  ** Memory = 4GB DDR3 (expandable to 8GB)
  ** Processor = 64bit, any speed
  ** Docking Station = not needed
  ** Form = Laptop
  ** Screen = 15"+
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it's very hard to find a laptop whith such specs. that is above 400$ !?
you are talking about a second hand laptop!
Geert GOracle dba
Top Expert 2009

Commented:
best is to look in your local newspaper for public auctions of company foreclosures
usually they will sell laptops in numbers you want ... if the company was big enough
Top Expert 2013
Commented:
Several choices (only a few listed below):

(1) Dell - Inspiron 15.6" Touch-Screen Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive: $400.

[Model: I15RVT-6143BLK]

(2) Toshiba - Satellite 17.3" Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive: $350.

[Model: C75D-A7102]

(3) HP - Pavilion 15.6" Laptop - 4GB Memory - 750GB Hard Drive: <$400.

[Model: 15-n211dx]

Recommendation:

(4) Toshiba - Satellite 15.6" Touch-Screen Laptop - 4GB Memory - 750GB Hard Drive:$400.


[Model: C55DT-A5106]

(5) Lenovo - Yoga 2 2-in-1 11.6" Touch-Screen Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive: $500.

[Model: LENOVO YOGA 2 11].

To give some ideas.
Joe WinogradDeveloper
Fellow 2017
Most Valuable Expert 2018
Commented:
I've had good luck with ASUS, Dell, HP, and Toshiba laptops for many years. They all have models that meet your specs and price range. I recommend perusing their websites:

http://www.asus.com/us/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/
http://www.dell.com/us/p/laptops
http://www.shopping.hp.com/en_US/home-office/-/products/Laptops/Laptops
http://www.toshiba.com/us/computers/laptops

Regards, Joe

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