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    I've had an ASUS laptop for over 6 years now, however, it's beyond repair now and I think it's time to invest in a new laptop.

    -I need a laptop that's preferably cheap but sturdy (weight is not an issue- not too heavy though).
    -Something that doesn't overheat- I know my laptop had this cooling system thing? I have no clue what it's called!
    -Something that's suitable for editing videos/photoshop etc. as I'm going to be using it to pursue editing and such.
    -Good storage for documents/photos and for playing Sims
    - Great for general web browsing

    Everything an A level/uni student would need basically. I have no intention of doing like a graphic/comp sci degree that would require a specialist laptop so any recommendations are welcome.

    Also, do they sell windows 7 anymore? I absolutely detest windows 8.

    Thanks!
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    (Original post by Gorwell)
    I've had an ASUS laptop for over 6 years now, however, it's beyond repair now and I think it's time to invest in a new laptop.

    -I need a laptop that's preferably cheap but sturdy (weight is not an issue- not too heavy though).
    -Something that doesn't overheat- I know my laptop had this cooling system thing? I have no clue what it's called!
    -Something that's suitable for editing videos/photoshop etc. as I'm going to be using it to pursue editing and such.
    -Good storage for documents/photos and for playing Sims
    - Great for general web browsing

    Everything an A level/uni student would need basically. I have no intention of doing like a graphic/comp sci degree that would require a specialist laptop so any recommendations are welcome.

    Also, do they sell windows 7 anymore? I absolutely detest windows 8.


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    What's your budget and what University will you be attending, some universities have discounts with some manufacturers
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    (Original post by Binary Freak)
    What's your budget and what University will you be attending, some universities have discounts with some manufacturers
    I've still got 2 more years to go! I'm hoping it'll last me through uni. My budget is roughly around 2-500 ish but the cheaper the better
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    (Original post by Gorwell)
    I've still got 2 more years to go! I'm hoping it'll last me through uni. My budget is roughly around 2-500 ish but the cheaper the better
    and this video/photo editing.. Would it happen to be course related or just a hobby?
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    (Original post by Binary Freak)
    and this video/photo editing.. Would it happen to be course related or just a hobby?
    Hobby and just doing general projects for school (not subject related).
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    I think this might work: Here

    Finding a laptop with Windows 7, is difficult since most laptops now have Windows 8 pre-installed.

    Regards to Sims 3, it'll more than likely run it, however Windows 8 isn't officially supported given that Sims 3 was released prior to Windows 8

    Someone might be able to give alternative/better suggestions.

    EDIT: On the page they also give you the option to upgrade it..

    (Original post by Gorwell)
    Hobby and just doing general projects for school (not subject related).
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    (Original post by Binary Freak)
    I think this might work: Here

    Finding a laptop with Windows 7, is difficult since most laptops now have Windows 8 pre-installed.

    Regards to Sims 3, it'll more than likely run it, however Windows 8 isn't officially supported given that Sims 3 was released prior to Windows 8

    Someone might be able to give alternative/better suggestions.

    EDIT: On the page they also give you the option to upgrade it..
    Ahh that makes sense! Sims isn't so vital, but thank you so much! This is really useful
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    GET THE LAPTOP I HAVE NOW!!!

    It's a Samsung chromebook (£200-£230)
 
 
 
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