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Old 09-11-2007, 10:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,

I have been looking around these forums for 'ideas' for a new laptop.

Currently i have Toshiba Equim A60 with a P4 in it running XP. Unfortunately after three years it is finally giving up the will to live

I am starting Uni at the end of September, so need one to take with me, so it has to be resonably light, but still pack a punch.

I will be using it for all the Office suite, as well as Adobe Photoshop. And then whatever Uni throws at me.

I have been looking at Sony's in majority, in particular the:
Vaio : VGN-CR29XN/B : United Kingdom

I like the Sony;s mainly because they product are generally built to high standard, and they look **** good too! :P

I don't fancy a Toshiba again really. I have a budget of 500-600 UK £

Any ideas of decent laptops etc. I live in the UK btw.

Thanks all!
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Old 09-11-2007, 11:53 AM   #2 (permalink)
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but that sony is £880...
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but that sony is 880...

Yeah on that site. Found it cheaper else where but figured i would link the Manufacturers website.
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okay fair enough. i always had a particular tendency for vaio's
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I have a cousin in the US, who i could get a VAIO shipped to from the US site, thus saving me quite a bit as well currency wise.

In terms of power and other problems - i obviously know i will need to change the Plug to a UK one. But i assume the power brick thing will convert the electricity etc. Or am i being naive in that respect?
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Old 09-13-2007, 04:22 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I just can give you some good brands : Sony , Dell, Apple and Toshiba.
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Old 09-14-2007, 02:57 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Buy SONY VAIO VGN-FZ11S | 15" widescreen laptop - Specification | Comet

Think i am gunna get this one - its a bit more than what i budgeted for, but i think it is worth it - what do you reckon?
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sonys a good choice, and comet as well you've done well
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lol Thanks
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