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Old 03-31-2008, 10:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Which Laptop?


Just wondering if any of you can help me.

I'll be buying a laptop soon, and looking to spend up to 500-£600. I am living in the UK, but everything is cheaper in the US. If there is a laptop in the US for 500-£600 (1000 - 1200$), the chances are it will be considerably better than here in the UK, and also cheaper.

However, I know that many US websites do not ship to the UK, but there are definately some that do.

I'll probably be using it mainly for internet, games and 3D stuff.

I don't know much about laptops at all, but the bottom line is, £600 (1200$) to spend - which one?

Appreciate any help

ps. Just had a look at my bro's gf's sony vaio, looks very very nice Not sure how good it is spec wise though for the money?


Been on the Dell website:

Intel Core 2 Duo 2.40 ghz
Vista Home Prem.
15.4" Wide Screen WXGA DISPLAY with TrueLife
256MB nVidia GeForce 8600M GT
DVD RW drive

for £600 (1200$) Inc VAT. Is there anything better? It seems like a pretty good deal.

The wireless card that comes with it is Intel® Pro Wireless 3945 802.11a/b/g Mini-Card - Europe

I will be going to Japan in 6 months, for 1 year - just wondering if I will still be able to connect to the internet from there using that wireless card? Not sure what the Europe thing is meaning
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