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    Best £350-400 ish laptop out their.

    Looking to spend around £350-400 on a laptop must be 15inch minimum screen size and new. So does anyone know of any good offers running around that range at the moment will add a bit more if needed but no more than £500 and would prefer closer to the original price range if possible.
    Needs to be fairly fast but will mostly be used for Facebook and spot the hidden object games.

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    Re: Best £350-400 ish laptop out their.

    I would check this website out:

    http://www.dmxdimension.com/


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    Re: Best £350-400 ish laptop out their.

    Try the PC World refurbished section. Can find units from high £200 upwards.

    They should be like new as they are manufacturer refurbished, but always a chance that it might have some cosmetic damage. But you can fit a laptop skin that sticks a design over it, e.g. Lapjacks although I've seen them for £2.45 in shops for some unknown brand.

    The advantage of refurbished is you can get a higher budget model in your price range, depending on what's in stock when look.

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    Re: Best £350-400 ish laptop out their.

    Very helpful site Cat thanks
    Sort of coming down to a choice between these two at the moment
    http://configure.euro.dell.com/dells...c=&oc=N0054506
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    http://configure.euro.dell.com/dells...N0075002&s=dhs
    finding it hard to pick between these two to be honest

    edit to fix link
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    Re: Best £350-400 ish laptop out their.

    take a look at the i3 dell inspirons, which can be had for £400 with 3 gig memory. link here. this should perform slightly better than the 2 linked above

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    Re: Best £350-400 ish laptop out their.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cichlidash View Post
    Very helpful site Cat thanks
    Sort of coming down to a choice between these two at the moment
    http://configure.euro.dell.com/dells...c=&oc=N0054506
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    http://configure.euro.dell.com/dells...c=&oc=N0054506

    finding it hard to pick between these two to be honest
    You posted the same link for both builds!!


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    Re: Best £350-400 ish laptop out their.

    yeah the I3 is really nice too grrr this is such a mine feild of something being lost along the way either hdd space memory or even a bigger screen.
    Still thank you for all the help so far

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    Re: Best £350-400 ish laptop out their.

    http://configure.euro.dell.com/dells...N0075002&s=dhs
    Went for this one in the end. I hope it will be fast enough the I3 was very tempting but as the intended owner is 65 years of age I should hope the bigger screen will end up being of more use than the better cpu.

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    Re: Best £350-400 ish laptop out their.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cichlidash View Post
    I hope it will be fast enough the I3 was very tempting but as the intended owner is 65 years of age I should hope the bigger screen will end up being of more use than the better cpu.
    Going for a bigger screen is more useful in this case IMHO. The Core i3 notebook would be faster but a notebook with a bigger screen would be nicer to use.


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    Re: Best £350-400 ish laptop out their.

    seems like a pretty good deal to me that one actually, didn't realise that it was a 17inch model either. resolution seems pretty good and overall not bad for the money. the t4400 isn't that bad a processor either for performing basic tasks like word and web browsing.

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