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    New laptop Opinions

    I'm gettting a new laptop in a couple of weeks I've settled on the Evesham Voyager 64 3000+ atm

    http://www.evesham.com/PCs/Info.asp?...3-C93EF2CE3E8D

    I intend to upgrade the RAM to 1GB, the CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive to a DVD-RW and the 40GB to a 60Gb drive. What are peoples opinions of this machine?
    [WARNING] May contain trace levels of sarcasm

    [SIZE=2][FONT=Verdana]A[SIZE=2]mbition is a poor excuse for not having enough sense to be lazy

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    well that makes the total price £1413.61 if you apply those upgrades

    I would say its an ok laptop, but theres a better one

    http://www.alienware.co.uk/system_pages/area-51m.aspx , their first lappy is a similar price to that one but would be better imho

    Alienware Magnesium Alloy Chassis
    Pentium® 4 @ 2.8GHz 800FSB
    User-Upgradeable Graphics
    ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 128MB DDR
    16.1" inch UltraXGA 1600x1200 LCD
    40GB 5400rpm HDD with 8MB Cache
    Infrared Remote control

    all customisable but


    you get a free t-shirt, free mouse mat and the greatest respect from everyone are you. Its worth the extra money for one, rather than a 'normal' evesham lappy tbh (note the alienware graphics are 'user upgradeable' for this lappy has some degree of future proofing too )

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    Considered a Toshiba lappy? Some of the new ones are pretty powerful and being very slim and portable at the same time, I can vouch for them as I do have one so no bias their eh;D

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    What about one of these . They get rave reviews

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spud1
    well that makes the total price £1413.61 if you apply those upgrades

    I would say its an ok laptop, but theres a better one

    http://www.alienware.co.uk/system_pages/area-51m.aspx , their first lappy is a similar price to that one but would be better imho

    Alienware Magnesium Alloy Chassis
    Pentium® 4 @ 2.8GHz 800FSB
    User-Upgradeable Graphics
    ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 128MB DDR
    16.1" inch UltraXGA 1600x1200 LCD
    40GB 5400rpm HDD with 8MB Cache
    Infrared Remote control

    all customisable but


    you get a free t-shirt, free mouse mat and the greatest respect from everyone are you. Its worth the extra money for one, rather than a 'normal' evesham lappy tbh (note the alienware graphics are 'user upgradeable' for this lappy has some degree of future proofing too )
    Bad move. That chip will run very hot and will also be out performed by the Athlon64 anyway.

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    The UltraXGA lcd is absolutely superb, if it's the same one as in my Dell, which is likely. Why can't they make desktop LCD screens with this sort of resolution and dpi for under roughly the same price as the entire laptop?

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    Just make sure you don't buy QUXGA by acident (2048x1536 @ 15.1")

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