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    Hi Everyone!

    I'm looking at getting a laptop for University. I will be using it to create documents, used for entertainment when away from home, and will need to be powerful enough to run a couple of virtual machines (so 8+ gb RAM). Being cosmetically pleasing is a +.

    I'm looking for some recommendations / general advice.

    I've found a couple that I like:

    1) Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series £749
    http://www.dell.com/uk/p/inspiron-15-7537/pd?oc=cn75317

    2) HP Envy 15 j134na £899
    http://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Pr...t=ABU&sel=PCNB

    My budget is in the £800 region, but cheaper the better.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Hi Everyone!

    I'm looking at getting a laptop for University. I will be using it to create documents, used for entertainment when away from home, and will need to be powerful enough to run a couple of virtual machines (so 8+ gb RAM). Being cosmetically pleasing is a +.

    I'm looking for some recommendations / general advice.

    I've found a couple that I like:

    1) Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series £749
    http://www.dell.com/uk/p/inspiron-15-7537/pd?oc=cn75317

    2) HP Envy 15 j134na £899
    http://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Pr...t=ABU&sel=PCNB

    My budget is in the £800 region, but cheaper the better.

    Thanks in advance.

    cbr_boy
    Have you looked into custom laptops?
    Scan 3XS, Novatech, PCspecialist are worth checking out.

    Saveonlaptop have the best range of already built laptops........

    For example this: http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/9S7-1...K_1703768.html

    £729.97
    Intel® Core™ i7-4712MQ Quad Core Processor
    15.6" Full HD Screen
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit
    16GB DDR3 RAM
    1000GB 7200RPM HDD
    DVD Rewriter
    Dedicated GT 840M 2GB Graphics
    USB3 | HDMI | Bluetooth
    Or this: http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/P15F-...1_1698824.html

    Intel® Core™ i7-4710MQ Quad Core Processor
    15.6" Full HD Screen
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit
    16GB DDR3 RAM
    1000GB HDD
    DVD Rewriter
    Dedicated GTX 850M 2GB Graphics
    USB3 | HDMI | Bluetooth
    Gigabyte 2 Year Warranty
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    Thanks for your response @iqbal007.

    Settled for the Dell and got student discount on it so was a decent price.

    Now is just the waiting to receive it.

    Cbr_boy


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