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    Question Laptop Recommendation

    I am trying to help a friend with a new laptop, budget is £400 inc vat & delivery

    As it comes with Vista, needs to be home premium

    Minimal 2GB ram, 120GB+, DVDRW, 14"/15" Display, Wireless, 2/4 USB

    Will be used for surfing the net, music, web design, Google Earth

    Anyone recommend anything?

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    Re: Laptop Recommendation

    Dell Studio 15 is a nice laptop in that price range
    http://www.dmxdimension.com/dell-uk/...rison-coupons/

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    Re: Laptop Recommendation

    Also look at the Toshiba Satellite Pro's
    http://www.misco.co.uk/applications/...249&CatId=3123

    Also you might want to look at some of the Asus laptops, the x50 x51
    I'm not sure exactly what they are like but look good value.
    no idea what this place is like but it gives you an idea of them
    http://www.simplyasus.com/

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    Re: Laptop Recommendation

    Great, thanks for the suggestions

    Andy

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    Re: Laptop Recommendation

    I'd say the dell is better value if you want a dedicated gfx card or HD capable integrated (x4500HD).

    The toshiba is better value otherwise.

    I'd skip on asus due to the support but try ebuyer or something as I too have no idea about simplyasus.

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    Re: Laptop Recommendation

    Hey,

    I'm not very knowledgeable when it comes to computers, but I do know where to get advice (besides friends), if you seek the opinion of people that use the product visit this rating and recommendation site.

    fixya.com/best

    I really hope it will help you.

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