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    Laptop for Parents - £450 ish budget?

    As per title, my parents 6 year old laptop is on the way out, so I am looking for a replacement for them.

    It will see a lot of regular use, but mainly; internet browsing, documents, video watching, youtube etc - but nothing more 'heavy' then that.

    Looking for 15" screen, and some internals that will still be keeping up with basic tasks in 4-6 years time.

    Must have SSD, has anyone seen any good deals about?

    Thanks

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    Re: Laptop for Parents - £450 ish budget?

    The Zen2 based laptops are starting to enter retail now - I would try and wait for more of those. The IdeaPad 5 15 is one of the first to use a Zen2 CPU and there was a very good deal on them a few weeks ago,which you missed out on!


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    Re: Laptop for Parents - £450 ish budget?

    I was looking for something similar for my inlaws. I was eyeing up this one. I liked the 4c/8t Ryzen 3500U that will last them a long while, and that it comes with a m.2 SSD and some 1TB spinning rust for additional storage. The Vega 8 iGPU will do them just fine too, on the 1080p 15" panel.

    Has Windows Hello which makes things simpler for the in-laws, OK number and type of ports: https://www.asus.com/uk/Laptops/ASUS...ook-15-X512DA/

    https://www.laptopsdirect.co.uk/asus...1t/version.asp

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    Re: Laptop for Parents - £450 ish budget?

    Thanks for the posts both.

    CAT-THE-FIFTH, have you got a link to that expire deal?

    MagicWok - Thanks for that, that was a laptop I have bookmarked as a potential option! It is one of the favorites, but the colour will not go down well with my folks!

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    Re: Laptop for Parents - £450 ish budget?

    Quote Originally Posted by Andeh13 View Post
    Thanks for the posts both.

    CAT-THE-FIFTH, have you got a link to that expire deal?

    MagicWok - Thanks for that, that was a laptop I have bookmarked as a potential option! It is one of the favorites, but the colour will not go down well with my folks!
    I know it comes in other colours - a dark grey and silver one being more muted if that's more appealing.

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    Re: Laptop for Parents - £450 ish budget?

    I haven't seen any at that price, with the 1TB HDD in anywhere else?

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    Re: Laptop for Parents - £450 ish budget?

    Quote Originally Posted by Andeh13 View Post
    Thanks for the posts both.

    CAT-THE-FIFTH, have you got a link to that expire deal?

    MagicWok - Thanks for that, that was a laptop I have bookmarked as a potential option! It is one of the favorites, but the colour will not go down well with my folks!
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    https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/len...letter-3447308


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    Re: Laptop for Parents - £450 ish budget?

    Not sure if you managed to find anything but this popped up on HUKD

    https://www.aldi.co.uk/15-6in-ryzen-...04107368046900

    £430 with 15* IPS Full HD, 3500U, 8GB DDR4, 512gb SSD

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    Re: Laptop for Parents - £450 ish budget?

    HP laptops do really good audio.

    I'd look there for i3, 256gb ssd, 1080p screen minimum.

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