Laptop for student

  jay123 23:01 17 Sep 2003
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Both myself and a friend are looking for laptops for use at uni and at home. I have found that out uni have got a deal on the new toshiba A10 series. The one i am considering has the following spec,
P4 2.0ghz, 256mb ddr (add 256 for £76inc vat) 30gb hdd, cd rw/dvdrom combo, external floppy, 15inch screen and win xp pro.
This comes for 994.05 or 1070.43 with the extra ram. Is this a good price for this spec machine?
Any sugestions of other places to look at other than this sites chart?
thanks
M

  Forum Editor 23:12 17 Sep 2003

take a look at this:-

Toshiba A1-203

Intel Celeron 2.2GHz, 256Mb RAM, 30Gb HD, DVD/CD-RW, Up to 64Mb Graphics, 15" TFT, Windows XP, MS Works 7.0 - 1 year warranty

£799.99

click here

  Forum Editor 23:13 17 Sep 2003

My post should read Toshiba A10-203 (not A1) and the price is inclusive of VAT.

  jay123 14:42 18 Sep 2003

Thanks, Went into pcworld today and they didnt have any A10's. And i'm put off by the fact i was stood by the laptops for about half an hour and i wasnt even acknowledged by a member of staff.
I've been directed towards multivision.
What is preferable in a laptop.
Proessor, p4 or Athlon M,
Graphics, Geforce4 440go, or Radion 9000 mobility?

Thanks
M

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