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Old 10-02-2013, 08:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Buying new laptop advice

Hello all,

I've done a bit of searching through the forums but have not come up with anything ive been happy with

I'm in the UK, looking for a new laptop in the 400-550 range which is capabale of running AutoCAD2013 and some other engineering progs as well medium gaming settings.

Ideal specs:
15.6" Screen
Recent i5/i7 or AMD A10
Dedicated GPU 1gb+
6gb+ RAM
500gb+ HDD, ideally 7200rpm
DVD drive not essential

Obviously like everyone out there i'd like the best I can buy for the money but have been struggling to determine what that is! I've been looking at the ACER V3 below but its an i3 and the HP Envy M6, can anyone else recommened other/better options?

Thanks in advance, Jon.

Acer NX.M69EK.005 Aspire V3-571G

Envy M6:
HP Envy M6-1302sa AMD A10 Processor, 4Gb RAM, 750Gb Hard Drive, 15.6 inch Laptop with 7670M 2Gb AMD Dedicated Graphics - Sparkling Black |

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Old 10-02-2013, 01:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Buying new laptop advice

Well if you want a new laptop. I would say Get a W7 wait for the upgrade for the W8. The best brand i Personally would go with Toshiba. Acer would be a great choice. Hp is alright. Dell is getting better slowly. Over all this topic is very opinionated. It would be up to you.
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