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    New Laptop

    My flatmate is looking at getting a new laptop and since i have no experiance buying them (nor does he) i thought i would ask on here

    I think his budget is around £500 and basicly would like the best for that but thats just a guidline.

    Any suggestions?

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    What does he need the machine for, Leon?

    Off the top of my head, if what he wants it for is email, web access and general office-y type stuff, then a Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo L7300 might do?

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    oh yes that would of helped It is just generaly going to be for office stuff and internet / e-mail.

    Maybe the odd game but noting brand new.

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    btw that laptop is only 430 at the comet site.

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    http://www.europc.co.uk/home.aspx?Pr...ProductID=8606

    What people think of that laptop? Seems good for the price and the only thing i can really see that could do with being upgraded in the RAM to 512.

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    Fujitsu-Siemens are a good bet, as are the new Dell Inspiron 1000s (though they are a touch more expensive).

    I'd try to get something with a mobile processor, eg:

    https://sslrelay.com/s84957758.onean...rov.shopscript
    Last edited by Jonny M; 18-04-2005 at 09:25 PM.

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    Ebuyer had a decent spec on their weekly deals this week, deleted the email though

    I like to ebay it when it comes to laptops, since a good rated seller is a safe bet and the previous owner would have worked through any issues before hand. Anything annoying and obviously faulty would have been taken care of, or mentioned.

    I don't recommend eBay if you are inexperienced though, it is dangerous

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