New laptop specs.

Hi all just wanted a bit of advice before i splash the cash.I'm thinking i've buying a built to spec laptop from pcspecialist.com, but i'm struggling to balance the specs for the money.Just wanted a few opinions about this set up and any changes that would be benificial.Cheers,

Processor (CPU)


Intel® Core™2 Duo Mobile T8100 (2.10GHz) 800MHz FSB/3MB L2 Cache

Memory (RAM)


4GB CORSAIR DDR2 667MHz SODIMM - LIFETIME WARRANTY! (2x2GB)

Operating System


Genuine Windows Vista™ Home Premium 32-bit + Windows 7 Upgrade Voucher (£86)

Bluetooth & Infrared Options


NONE

Memory - Hard Disk


160GB SERIAL ATA II 2.5" HARD DRIVE WITH 8MB CACHE (5,400rpm)

CD/DVD Drive


8x SATA DVD±R/RW/Dual Layer (+ 24x CD-RW)

Graphics Card


512MB GDDRII Nvidia GeForce® GO 9600GS PCI Express 128bit

2nd Graphics Card


NONE

Network Facilities


ONBOARD GIGABIT LAN & WIRELESS 802.11G NETWORK CARD (£6)

Stand-Alone Monitor


NONE

Keyboard & Mouse


NONE

Speakers


NONE

Webcam


INTEGRATED 1.3 MEGAPIXEL WEBCAM

Headsets (VOIP)


NONE

Surge Protection


NONE

Printer


NONE

Anti-Virus


NONE

Office Software


NONE

Stands & Port Replicators


NONE

Power Lead & Adaptor


1 x UK Power Lead & 90W AC Adaptor

Carry Case


NONE

External Hard Drive


NONE

Warranty


1 Year Return-to-Base incl 1st Month Free Collect & Return

TIA [email protected]

  Woolwell 17:10 02 Aug 2009

What do you want to use it for?

A bit of everything not to worried about gaming got a 360 for that, but it would be nice, and just general home use.
Found this at a cheaper price point as well.
Medion Electronics
MEDION® Akoya® P8610 HD Entertainment Notebook MD96958
Genuine Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Premium, Intel® Core™2 Duo processor T5800, 320GB HDD, 4GB DDR2-SDRAM and Blu-Ray ROM Drive

What do you think people :-)

  GaT7 19:03 02 Aug 2009

[email protected], how much will you be spending on these please? G

the first one is about £800 the second is £700

  GaT7 23:37 02 Aug 2009

Consider this Acer 6930G T7450 at Tesco for £499 click here:

- T7450 (similar CPU to the T8100: 42nd & 44th in this list click here)
- 4Gb RAM
- 320GB HDD
- 9600M GT (slightly better GPU than the 9600M GS)
- 16" screen

So you have to ask yourself: what are you getting that's so much better in the PCSpecialist laptop (in particular), & is it really worth the £300 premium? G

cheers for the response Crossbow7 worth considering

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