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Is this a good price for a used 17 incher?

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    £379.99 inc VAT

    http://www.morgancomputers.co.uk/pro...gb-640gb-Win7/

    Processor Intel® Pentium® Dual Core (T4400, 2.2Ghz 800Mhz 1MB L2 cache )
    Screen 17.3" (Acer CineCrystal, LED Backlit, 1600 x 900 Resolution)
    Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64-bit
    RAM 4gb
    Hard Drive 640GB (5400rpm)
    Optical Drive DVD Rewriter (Records DVDs 8x & CDs 24x & Dual Layer Super Multi)
    Graphics Integrated (Intel® GMA X4500 3D Graphics with Upto 1759MB Shared Memory)
    Wireless LAN Wireless (WIFI LINK A,B,G,N Includes MIMO)
    Network Card 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet
    Integrated Webcam : Yes
    Card Reader 5-in-1 card reader (SD//MS/MS-Pro/MMC/xD-Picture cardâ„¢)
    USB Ports 2x USB 2.0 ports
    Speakers Integrated Stereo Speakers
    Charge Time 2.0 Hours
    Battery Life 2-3 Hours (This Specific Model 2.5-hours)
    Weight 3-4 Kg (This Model 3.2 Kg)
    I do want a large screen at 1600px - I'm not made of money and want to spend less than £400
    I want to use it as a somewhat portable desktop substitute for reading pdfs and using MS office on.
    I'm uninterested in playing games / video.

    any comments and/or suggestions?
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    For £380 it's not bad but I think the processor is starting to look a bit dated tho.

    For £400 this is a superior spec http://www.dell.com/uk/p/inspiron-15...15-intel-n5050
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    (Original post by Joinedup)
    £379.99 inc VAT

    http://www.morgancomputers.co.uk/pro...gb-640gb-Win7/



    I do want a large screen at 1600px - I'm not made of money and want to spend less than £400
    I want to use it as a somewhat portable desktop substitute for reading pdfs and using MS office on.
    I'm uninterested in playing games / video.

    any comments and/or suggestions?

    Google Dell inspiron 1750 17" thats what i had... windows 7 and im not sure what the rest of the jargon means on the spec tbh...

    Its not very portable tbh... Plus it was hell trying to find a bag that fits.
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    don't turn to prostitution mate.
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    This is not what i expected when i clicked on the title
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    Dam 17 inches is big, but it's not worth the saving getting a used one...:sexface:
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    (Original post by NuclearFusion)
    Dam 17 inches is big, but it's not worth the saving getting a used one...:sexface:
    well it seems to be out of stock... But they still haven't taken it off the website.

    Apologies for raising any false hopes...
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    (Original post by Joinedup)
    well it seems to be out of stock... But they still haven't taken it off the website.

    Apologies for raising any false hopes...
    I'm guessing you didn't get what I meant?
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    (Original post by NuclearFusion)
    I'm guessing you didn't get what I meant?
    dildometric double-entendre
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    Can we sell stuff on TSR? I've got a 17" Toshiba to get rid of. Don't think the res is that high, but the CPU is better (T6500) and it'll be a fair bit cheaper.
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    As a general tip, don't buy a laptop unless you sincerely need one over a computer.

    You will get ripped off by a cheap price seemingly good for every spec apart from one which pretty much tears the system down. In OP's post it was the CPU and GPU.
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    If you're going used then eBay is your best bet.

    I've found a decent spec on Amazon for just over the budget at £420.

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Acer-i3-370M...S9TBG7PJRCT8DM
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    17 inches? It must be black.
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    Ta all... I got a samsung from argos in the end
 
 
 
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