laptop good or not

  casper69 18:29 12 Jan 2006

my friend is selling an Acer laptop with
1.5ghz intel centrino
40gb hard drive
256 mb
and a printer all for £300 is this a good deal or should i leave be using it for general work on word,excel abd watching movies and playing movies.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 19:15 12 Jan 2006

If it has no CD/DVD writer and no programmes £200-£250 would be better.


  Methedrine 19:16 12 Jan 2006

Personally, I'd snatch his hand off.

  casper69 19:24 12 Jan 2006


  961 19:24 12 Jan 2006

Depends on how old, how much use etc

Some pretty startling price falls in laptops in Dixons/PCWorld and other outlets now. Check them out. Remember you will get no warranty

Also depends on the quality of the printer

For the use you describe see if you can chew £50 off. At that price perhaps yes

  Totally-braindead 19:31 12 Jan 2006

This is not new its factory refurbished but may be the same PC as your friend is selling click here= but has 512mb RAM a DVD writer and a 6 month warranty. The only thing about your friends laptop is you will have a better idea how much use it has had. Whereas if you buy the one from Morgans it could be very well used, but then you get a 6 month warranty. A cheap printer need only set you back about £40 click here

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