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    What laptop c.£750?

    Hey all,

    I'm looking for a laptop at around this price point for web browsing, skype, programming, videos, and gaming.

    I like the Acer Ethos and the Dell L501, any recommendations?

    Also, I'm moving to Canada in April, would I be able to transfer the Warranty to Canada when I move?

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    Re: What laptop c.£750?

    have you considered a lenovo thinkpad sl510. lenovo 3yr onsite warranty are covered internationally and a well configured on can be had for £650.
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    Re: What laptop c.£750?

    Good idea, where's best to get them from?
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    Re: What laptop c.£750?

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    Re: What laptop c.£750?

    If you are gaming the minimum graphics card I would look at would be a AMD Mobility Radeon HD5650.

    Here is a list which shows the relative performance of modern laptop graphics cards:

    http://www.notebookcheck.net/ATI-Mob...0.23697.0.html


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    Re: What laptop c.£750?

    Quote Originally Posted by alsenior View Post
    have you considered a lenovo thinkpad sl510. lenovo 3yr onsite warranty are covered internationally and a well configured on can be had for £650.
    That SL510 is a bit underspecced compared to my choices isn't it?

    Any good Vaios at that price range?
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    Re: What laptop c.£750?

    Probably because it's a Lenovo that won't suddenly fall apart after 3 years.

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    Re: What laptop c.£750?

    Try an Asus

    your requirements are a bit wide though

    Quote Originally Posted by th0r0n View Post
    Any good Vaios at that price range?
    - not sure on gaming though

    Actually, since you are moving to Canada, you will get a cheaper laptop in the States than in the UK. The keyboard layout will be different too.

    My recommendation. Don't buy it here.

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    Re: What laptop c.£750?

    You have a point! I want one now though!

    Dell said I could transfer my Warranty, so might see if a nice XPS 15 pops up on the outlet in a bit
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    Re: What laptop c.£750?

    Just make sure it has a USB or eSATA port ! Just spent half the day waiting on USB2 copying speeds!
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    Re: What laptop c.£750?

    Thanks, I'll check it out, nothing decent on the outlet today
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    Re: What laptop c.£750?

    Quote Originally Posted by th0r0n View Post
    That SL510 is a bit underspecced compared to my choices isn't it?
    that because in a pinch they can be used for personal defense and they you can go straight back to what ever you was doing without the machine breaking of even switching off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by th0r0n View Post
    You have a point! I want one now though!

    Dell said I could transfer my Warranty, so might see if a nice XPS 15 pops up on the outlet in a bit
    You are moving to Canada in April, you only have to wait a month - be patient!

    You should check out the laptop prices in Canada and it might entice you to wait

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    Re: What laptop c.£750?

    have you considered the new xps's ? they've updated the range as well

    might be cheaper there btw too

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