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    Best laptop for < £350

    Need a laptop for general media and office use, nothing intensive. So far I've found this:
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Acer-Noteboo...3581448&sr=1-1

    Can quite happily add ram to a cheap thing if it works out cheaper, want 3-4gb ddr3 ideally.
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    Re: Best laptop for < £350

    Keep an eye on hotukdeals... You want 15inch?

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    Keep an eye on hotukdeals... You want 15inch?
    Preferably but not really essential.
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    Re: Best laptop for < £350

    There seem to have been loads on HUKD reently, a lot of Pentium dual cores which won't set the workd on fire but might be more than sufficient for your usage (ie do you need an i3 if it adds to cost?

    http://www.hotukdeals.com/search?act...eywords=laptop

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    Re: Best laptop for < £350

    Try laptops direct or Dabs, they often have reduced prices on A/B stock - functionally fine but broken box or missing paperwork etc.

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    Re: Best laptop for < £350

    Tesco, £349.99

    inspiron 1545
    P dual core t4500
    3gb
    320gb
    Dvdrw
    Win7 prem
    Ati 4330

    Acer as5742
    i3 380
    3gb
    500gb
    Win7 prem
    B/g/n
    Dl dvd
    Hdmi
    Onboard gfx

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    Re: Best laptop for < £350

    Quote Originally Posted by Rob_B View Post
    Tesco, £349.99

    inspiron 1545
    P dual core t4500
    3gb
    320gb
    Dvdrw
    Win7 prem
    Ati 4330

    Acer as5742
    i3 380
    3gb
    500gb
    Win7 prem
    B/g/n
    Dl dvd
    Hdmi
    Onboard gfx
    It's just that none of them can justify the premium/deficit in price compared to the one I linked to in OP. Thanks though guys!
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    Re: Best laptop for < £350

    The Acer from Tesco has twice the HDD + a 2.53 vs 2.4Ghz i3 for an extra £20 (plus clubcard points )

    3% Quidco (excl VAT total) from Tesco Direct so £8.75ish as well.

    EDIT: Oh, it's even the same bloody model just higher specc'd!

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    Re: Best laptop for < £350

    You bought one yet mate?

    http://www.dixons.co.uk/gbuk/acer-as...369&xtor=AL-63

    i3 2310m
    4GB
    320GB
    b/g/n
    HDMI
    2.6Kg

    Use code HWARE10 for discount, also Quidco

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