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    What laptop for £750 ?

    What is a good laptop to get around £750 ?

    Two options were Dell XPS M1210 - You can negotiate 10% discount over the phone or a Dell Inspiron 6400.

    I am not too clued up on other manufacturer's offerings at the moment. So could someone recommend me a few ?

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    As you're a "poor uni student" then you can buy a MacBook starting at £649. I got mine with the 512->1GB RAM upgrade, VGA converter & extended 3-year warranty for £769. It shipped yesterday, should be here soon.

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    have a look at scans notebook options. you can pick up some good deals on some nippy little machines
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    Novatech do some good really cheap stuff too. Some people criticise their aftersales but I've never had any problem with them.

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    all your answers are there

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    www.zepto.com

    all your answers are there
    some ok prices on there, just there was no 17 inchers, and you couldnt change the gfx card..

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    www.zepto.com

    all your answers are there
    Not familiar with the brand at all. Never heard of them before. And because of that I think I might stay away.

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    Not familiar with the brand at all. Never heard of them before. And because of that I think I might stay away.
    read pc pro..

    and hes talking about a xps m1210 before...a 12" laptop.. what do you want with a 17" laptop

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    i was wondering for myself, and just saying its odd you cant change the gfx chip..

    good prices from what i can see though

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    You cant change the gfx card in most laptops..

    But they do a integrated version of each size..its just a different model name as far as I know

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    Found a reasonable specced Inspiron 6400 deal.

    1.83 GHz C2D, 2GB RAM, 120GB HDD, 15.4" HDD, ATI gfx card - Around £830. Hopefully I can get a slight discount on top too.

    There is an acer deal mentioned earlier from Comet which is very good. But the 3 year warranty that comes with the Dell is better for this particular purpose than the speed increase on the Acer.

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    Is this spec any good ?

    Inspiron 6400
    Intel C2D 1.83 Ghz
    2 GB RAM 667 MHz
    15.4" Widescreen with TrueLife
    Radeon X1400 Gfx (256mb)
    8x DVD-RW
    120GB HDD 5400 rpm
    9-Cell Battery
    Intel 3945 ABG Wifi
    3yr On-Site Warranty

    £803 Delivered.

    Online speccing prices it up as £844.42 -> Phone conversation got it dropped to £803.

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    15.4" HDD
    A 15.4" Hard Disk Drive? Damn!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lost eden View Post
    A 15.4" Hard Disk Drive? Damn!!
    Ha Ha

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