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    laptop 1k to spend

    GX740 or MSI GX660 any advice?

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    Re: laptop 1k to spend

    buy a £500 laptop and use the rest to upgrade your current pc

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    Re: laptop 1k to spend

    Quote Originally Posted by petercook7 View Post
    GX740 or MSI GX660 any advice?
    Only that I'd come at it from the other direction - I need my laptop to do <insert list>, what hardware do I need to do it, and what will it cost, rather than setting a budget and then deciding what to spend it on.

    As for hardware recommendations, I don't have suggestions because my use of laptops doesn't need that type of spend. I'd get what I need for half your budget, and have a decent chunk of change left over.

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    Re: laptop 1k to spend

    I agree with josh on this one but if your determined to buy a laptop, I'd go for the gx660.
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/156-m...t-webcam-9c-w7

    iirc it has a better HDD and RAM than the gx740

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    Re: laptop 1k to spend

    What do you want the laptop for?

    Is it going to be carted around alot, desktop replacement? Games machine, CAD/Design system?

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