Which laptop (under £800)

Discussion in 'Portable Devices & Gadgets' started by Mubbers, May 19, 2008.

  1. Mubbers

    Mubbers Shoot! Political User

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    I have to buy a laptop (for work) by tomorrow and need instant advice!!

    I have a budget of about £800 and need something reasonably light, good display and that can play games like UT2k3 / Stalker etc.. with reasonable ease. Other than that M$ Office should be bundled. Anyhow any recommendations as i really have no idea about laptops these days.

    Vista = no!
     
  2. roirraW "edor" ehT

    roirraW "edor" ehT Builder/Installer

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    Which is more important to you, a larger display (about 17 inches) or the very best graphics card for games, for that price (I used http://www.dollars2pounds.com/ to convert £800 to $1566)?

    Also, what's the priority of it being light compared to still being able to play games decently?

    Also, not wanting Vista pre-installed is really going to limit who manufactures the laptop as I don't think there are that many that offer downgraded Windows.
     
    Last edited: May 19, 2008
  3. ray_gillespie

    ray_gillespie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Not sure about the laptop but I love your avatar! That's my favourite scenes of the movie :)

    "Now that you've called me by name..."
     
  4. roirraW "edor" ehT

    roirraW "edor" ehT Builder/Installer

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    Oooooh! I knew I should've recognized that. I love "Once Upon a Time in the West"!