17" Laptops below £500

  kenco1995 21:21 22 Feb 2010
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Can anyone recommend a 17" laptop with int web cam, decent amount of memory?
thanks

  kenco1995 21:23 22 Feb 2010

ETC Asus was mentioned but never heard of them. any good?

  rizlo29 22:31 22 Feb 2010

What do you want the laptop for? If you only want to surf the web then you don't need much at all and could pay a lot less than £500

If you're not sure then get something like, 200 GB hd, 2 gig RAM and a processor say 2 GHz.

With them specs you can run windows 7 and the laptop will cost around £300.

I wouldn't go for top end specs as they are over priced, plus you can upgrade later with RAM etc.

One thing to remember is, most laptop video cards are integrated so you wont have much joy playing games on a laptop.

  ame 20:48 23 Feb 2010

click here might be of interest. Asus are apparently one of the most reliable laptop makes. They make lots of other pc stuff and are well known. Their laptops tend to be a bit expensive, though - perhaps for good reason.

  ame 21:11 23 Feb 2010

Asus examples click here Not for gaming, though.

  ame 21:16 23 Feb 2010

Look at Dells click here: Operating System&navValc=Windows 7 64-bit&a=41103~0~199308,70205~0~462572,65235~0~505202&page=1 then search for anything better elsewhere.

  ame 21:19 23 Feb 2010

Let me try that link again... click here: Operating System&navValc=Windows 7 64-bit&a=41103~0~199308,70205~0~462572,65235~0~505202&page=1

  ame 21:21 23 Feb 2010

Well it looks like you'll have to do your own search refining using the left hand side of Dell website!!

  chub_tor 16:48 26 Feb 2010

The Toshiba selector click here#$=&xcUI=profile=neutralprofile;&_1go should allow you to input all your requirements including screen size and price so that you can get a machine that suits the performance and price you need. Toshiba laptops are known to have good reliability and are well built.

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