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Old 04-13-2013, 03:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Laptop buying recommendations

Hi, I have currently been searching for a new laptop quite relentlessly for around 1-2 weeks. I wish to spend around 500-600 GBP (any cheaper is great) and hope to have most of the follow specifications,
-Intel i5 processor around 2.4 - 2.5 clockspeed (don't mind if a little lower as turboboost on i5 should compensate)
-Ideally 16gb of Ram, i know this is alot to ask when my budget is so low but i am willing to compromise on other aspects and also do not mind if it is 8gb but is upgradeable to 16gb but no lower standard than 8
-15.6 inch screen
-need disk drive to install work software
-good battery life 5hours plus

In summary i am looking for effectively the aspects commonly found on gaming laptops as i that is partly what i wish to do, but can also be used for work and is portable.

I am open to any recommendations and even if the laptop/notebook does not fill all the criteria above please post and advise me anyhow,

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Old 04-13-2013, 07:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well if you want to game on any laptop you'll want to raise the budget to accommodate at least a GT650m. An i5 or i7 laptop in that budget with 8GB of RAM is easy enough though.
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