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    Laptop Price Check

    Looking at selling my old laptop after buying a Samsung Q20.

    How much should I get for it?

    Make: Advent
    Processor: Pentium III 1.0GHz
    Memory: 256MB (shared with video which can grab up to 64MB)
    HDD: 20GB
    Battery life is about 2 hours (if you're not playing a DVD or doing processor intensive stuff)
    CDRW/DVD + Floppy drive

    Ports:

    USB (x1)
    PS2 (x1)
    Modem
    Ethernet
    Mic
    Headphones
    Serial
    Monitor
    Parrallel
    1 PCMCIA Type II
    1 PCMCIA Type I

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    £100???? Dunno mate. I'll give yer 100 quid for it anyway

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    I might be interested, whats the Dimensions and size of the screen?

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    Probably about £350-£425, dont forget you can get a new 2.8Ghz lappy for about £650 now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rabs
    Probably about £350-£425, dont forget you can get a new 2.8Ghz lappy for about £650 now.
    I know

    Just been looking on ebay probably get about £300 tops

    I'll probably give it to my sister I think.

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    I'd say £350 is about right ... Laptops keep there value so much better than desktops

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    dunno if this helps as a guide but i jsut bought a 2.66Ghz P4 with 256MB RAM and a 30 GB HD for £500.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Falcon2004
    dunno if this helps as a guide but i jsut bought a 2.66Ghz P4 with 256MB RAM and a 30 GB HD for £500.
    Where did you buy that from mate

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    A friend who didn't want it anymore. lol. Its only 9 months old too :O

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    I'll take it for £350 if you can wait a couple of weeks, subject to condition etc

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    I would have said £300 too, 2 hours battery life is not a long time

    Well all I know is for £550 I could get an equivalent power system with a larger hdd and better battery time, new. and of course there is the free software you get with it too, which you can sell
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    Laptop: Clevo D470W - 17" Widescreen TFT, Intel Pentium4 3.06Ghz 533FSB, 1024Mb PC-2700 Hynix, Radeon Mobility 9000 64Mb, Fujitsu 80Gb 4,200rpm, 250Gb 7,2000rpm 8mb Cache Maxtor OneTouch, Toshiba SD-R6372 DVD-RW +/- x4, Built-in Four speakers, webcam and microphone

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    i would say £350 easily for that kind of laptop - you will easily get that on ebay. Though if it were a thinkpad or vaio is would get a better price =)

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