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Is this the best laptop for less than 500
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ramellous1
Old 29-08-2006, 9:15 PM
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Default Is this the best laptop for less than 500

http://www.dabs.com/productview.aspx...M&v=2#infoarea

Can anyone better this please. It's a bit of a minefield.
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Old 29-08-2006, 11:57 PM
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what do you want to use it for ?

and what features do you need ?
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Old 30-08-2006, 10:03 AM
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That can be easily bettered on the Dell Outlet. I buy that sort of spec for less than 300 there to resell on ebay.
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Old 30-08-2006, 8:29 PM
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How do we know it's really you and not Dell Outlet selling the laptops on eBay?!

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Old 30-08-2006, 9:21 PM
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Originally Posted by zappahey
That can be easily bettered on the Dell Outlet. I buy that sort of spec for less than 300 there to resell on ebay.
Do you think this Ebay shop gets them from the Dell outlet ?http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Step-In-Com...Q3amesstQQtZkm
Here's a good deal I spotted over on another forum http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Product...ffiliateWindow
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Old 30-08-2006, 10:39 PM
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this is very good

http://www.staples.co.uk/ENG/Catalog...affixedcode=WW

dual core so much faster than celeron and can get it for same price in store
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Old 31-08-2006, 12:20 PM
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How do we know it's really you and not Dell Outlet selling the laptops on eBay?!

John
I'm not sure I understand the question, but Dell also sells on ebay.
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Old 31-08-2006, 5:02 PM
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I too am looking for the best laptop under £500. I would prefer mine to be Vista ready and the Toshibas are looking pretty good.

However, I am looking hard for the best storage, ram, memory, processor, speed, graphics cards (preferably not SHARED) in the best make possible.

Here are a few links I have found. Its tough cos I want to take some aspects from one and mix them with other aspects of others! I am buying pretty soon, so if anyone has any advice or better offers, PLEASE let me know!

This is one of the cheapest I have found for the specs on offer. Just dont know about Acers? They seem to have OK reviews?
http://www.comet.co.uk/comet/html/cache/572_336467.html

Same price, less storage, looks better, better make?
http://www.currys.co.uk/martprd/product/seo/305220

Same make, better specs
http://www.currys.co.uk/martprd/prod...L/R1938/250372

Good make, less specs?
http://www.dixons.co.uk/martprd/stor...ory_oid=-28733

Dells best for that price range (scroll down under the price on the right and change the home servicing to 1 year - they automatically put you down for 3 years which adds heavily to the price. It works out at £425) http://configure.euro.dell.com/dells...ftdppnotebook1

Would appreciate feedback
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