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New laptop advice

vixalot 9 8 England
4 May 2012 2:39PM
Hi all willing helpers Smile I have to get a new laptop Tongue
Im running ps5 and taking raw images, I have had a little look on the old tinterweb and would like to know what sort of laptops you are using, speck wise should I be looking at 4gb or more memory, 500gb harddrive i do have a external one for backup, (the next bits im getting the blonde card out) separate graphics card/memory thingys, i3, i5, i7 processor, screens led backlit ? Tongue its all getting a bit head scratching now.
I have nipped in a couple of shops one of which said if you get a smaller camera or use your phone you dont need a laptop ! wow I didnt stay there very long.
Money wise 600 ish.
Hope you can help/ advise me Grin

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digicammad 16 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 2:43PM
I bought a Toshiba not long ago, with an i5 processor, 600gb RAM and 750gb HDD. It flies and I hardly ever use the desktop now. That cost me just less than 700 but you should be able to get something similar for 600 now.

Mine has a shiny screen, which a lot of people hate, but I've rarely found to be an issue.

Have fun.

redsnappa 17 2.0k United Kingdom
4 May 2012 5:36PM

Quote:i5 processor, 600gb RAM and 750gb HDD

How do toshiba stuff that much RAM into a laptop?
KenTaylor 15 3.1k 2 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 9:33PM

How do toshiba stuff that much RAM into a laptop?

Ask Toshiba Wink
KenTaylor 15 3.1k 2 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 9:45PM

Quote:4gb or more memory, 500gb harddrive

Sounds good enough to me where you also find that most are 64bit Win 7 these days.
Lucian 10 562
5 May 2012 8:47AM
Go to www.laptopsdirect.co.uk

I just got a toshiba with 8gb ram and i5 processor for 465.
vixalot 9 8 England
5 May 2012 3:00PM
So shiny screens are good are they all led ones these days, alot seem to be 15" would 17" be better, are makes as good as each other, any I should keep away from.
Many thanks
MarkBroughton 12 286 1 United Kingdom
5 May 2012 3:09PM
This looks like a cracker! 719.98 but when you get 101 Vat back on it brings it down to 619. Blu-Ray, 17.3", 8gb Ram, dedicated graphics chip and an i5. If I had 600 to spend on a laptop, this would be the one for me Smile

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