“For the first time, a 3GB memory laptop from a well-known brand has ventured below $300,” Wal-Mart said in a statement Thursday.Starting July 26 this coming Sunday, Wal-Mart will begin selling a $298 Compaq Presario notebook CQ60-419WM with the following specifications: a 15.6-inch display, 3GB of memory, a 160GB hard-disk drive, a CD-DVD drive, and Windows Vista pre-loaded. The laptop will use a 2.10 GHz AMD Sempron SI-42 processor and Nvidia GeForce 8200M graphics.

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