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    Basically, i am buying a new laptop, and I'm unsure what would be best.
    I have a budget of around £800. I can save up, although cheaper is always better...
    I would use it for:
    • Music
    • Downloading + watching films
    • Minecraft
    • Old Sierra games i.e Pharaoh
    • Standard stuff, internet browsing, Microsoft etc.


    I probably won't be traveling with it, but I don't want a brick.
    I thought about the N55SL ASUS, but I honestly have no clue.
    If anyone has any recommendations that would be great.
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    (Original post by ericaelma)
    Basically, i am buying a new laptop, and I'm unsure what would be best.
    I have a budget of around £800. I can save up, although cheaper is always better...
    I would use it for:
    • Music
    • Downloading + watching films
    • Minecraft
    • Old Sierra games i.e Pharaoh
    • Standard stuff, internet browsing, Microsoft etc.


    I probably won't be traveling with it, but I don't want a brick.
    I thought about the N55SL ASUS, but I honestly have no clue.
    If anyone has any recommendations that would be great.
    If you're willing to spend that amount of money, I'd say get a MacBook Pro (if you're a student you can get one for not much more than that with the education discount). However, as your requirements aren't particularly high, you could get a Windows machine instead which will satisfy your needs for considerably less than £800.
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    (Original post by jameswhughes)
    If you're willing to spend that amount of money, I'd say get a MacBook Pro (if you're a student you can get one for not much more than that with the education discount). However, as your requirements aren't particularly high, you could get a Windows machine instead which will satisfy your needs for considerably less than £800.
    Thanks, I guess a MacBook is probably best, it's just a little more expensive. I will try and blag it with my parents, haha
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    (Original post by ericaelma)
    Thanks, I guess a MacBook is probably best, it's just a little more expensive. I will try and blag it with my parents, haha
    Yeah, I've had one since January-though they do cost more than a Windows laptop, you get what you pay for, and pretty much everyone who has a Mac would never consider going back to Windows.
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    (Original post by ericaelma)
    Basically, i am buying a new laptop, and I'm unsure what would be best.
    I have a budget of around £800. I can save up, although cheaper is always better...
    I would use it for:
    • Music
    • Downloading + watching films
    • Minecraft
    • Old Sierra games i.e Pharaoh
    • Standard stuff, internet browsing, Microsoft etc.


    I probably won't be traveling with it, but I don't want a brick.
    I thought about the N55SL ASUS, but I honestly have no clue.
    If anyone has any recommendations that would be great.
    For what you're doing I don't think it is necessary to spend £800... It's a matter of personal opinion but I think MacBooks are horrifically over priced. I would go for something cheaper.
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    (Original post by ericaelma)
    Basically, i am buying a new laptop, and I'm unsure what would be best.
    I have a budget of around £800. I can save up, although cheaper is always better...
    I would use it for:
    • Music
    • Downloading + watching films
    • Minecraft
    • Old Sierra games i.e Pharaoh
    • Standard stuff, internet browsing, Microsoft etc.


    I probably won't be traveling with it, but I don't want a brick.
    I thought about the N55SL ASUS, but I honestly have no clue.
    If anyone has any recommendations that would be great.
    That model is a bit outdated.........

    Minecraft needs some serious cpu power especially later on as the game progresses......

    http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_Z570_1337466.html

    http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/MSI_CX61_1356341.html

    http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Samsu...C_1276682.html

    http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_G780_1296594.html

    http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_Z580_1336877.html

    http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/MSI_CX61_1338534.html


    http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/MSI_C...B_1347153.html

    http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/ASUS_...H_1347599.html

    http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenov...h_1357424.html

    http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/MSI_GE70_1345457.html



    Should point out Haswell processors are coming out, and the integrated graphics card is very comparable with a higher end gpu, think it was the gt630
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    Thanks, I'm not great with this kind if thing as you can probably tell. I will have a look at those as they are probably better value for money...
 
 
 
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