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    Hey! I really need to purchase a new laptop for uni. Studying medicine starting this month. Has anyone got any good recommendations. I want it for general use and I don't play any games. I want to invest in a good one so money is the biggest problem as long as its good and will last me a while. Thanks for any help
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    I paid £199 for a HP one from Tesco. I'll find the link and post it here. It's got 4GB RAM so it's excellent if you're not doing any heavy duty stuff - which it sounds like you're not! It doesn't come with any Microsoft Office products but I pay £5.99 per month for access to everything. It has lots of hard disk space and USB 3.0 ports, a disc drive and a large screen display and keyboard so it will be perfect. Not too big and not too small. Just bare with me and I'll try find it for you and I'll post the link. It works well for me and I only use it for internet browsing, storing photos and videos, and working for a levels!
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    http://www.tesco.com/direct/hp-15-af...skuId=383-2559

    There it is ^^^

    The website claims that there is no one selling the product at the moment but have a look around on eBay, Amazon, Argos, etc and compare between similar models. You don't want to spend a fortune on one that has features you will barely use. I've had this since June and it's working perfectly
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    (Original post by woopwoop1)
    Hey! I really need to purchase a new laptop for uni. Studying medicine starting this month. Has anyone got any good recommendations. I want it for general use and I don't play any games. I want to invest in a good one so money is the biggest problem as long as its good and will last me a while. Thanks for any help

    Yeah the Tesco ones are good for what you need. Laptops are so cheap now, even the higher spec ones. Don't buy Apple products because they are overpriced shite.
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    Thank you so much for your help

    (Original post by GeorgeB16)
    I paid £199 for a HP one from Tesco. I'll find the link and post it here. It's got 4GB RAM so it's excellent if you're not doing any heavy duty stuff - which it sounds like you're not! It doesn't come with any Microsoft Office products but I pay £5.99 per month for access to everything. It has lots of hard disk space and USB 3.0 ports, a disc drive and a large screen display and keyboard so it will be perfect. Not too big and not too small. Just bare with me and I'll try find it for you and I'll post the link. It works well for me and I only use it for internet browsing, storing photos and videos, and working for a levels!
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    (Original post by woopwoop1)
    Thank you so much for your help
    No problem! There's nothing more exciting than setting up a new laptop
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    (Original post by woopwoop1)
    Hey! I really need to purchase a new laptop for uni. Studying medicine starting this month. Has anyone got any good recommendations. I want it for general use and I don't play any games. I want to invest in a good one so money is the biggest problem as long as its good and will last me a while. Thanks for any help
    Check with your University, you should be able to get a free edition of Office 365 during your course.
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    How much are you willing to spend on one?


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    okay I will do thank you

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    Check with your University, you should be able to get a free edition of Office 365 during your course.
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    upto 600

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    How much are you willing to spend on one?


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    (Original post by woopwoop1)
    Hey! I really need to purchase a new laptop for uni. Studying medicine starting this month. Has anyone got any good recommendations. I want it for general use and I don't play any games. I want to invest in a good one so money is the biggest problem as long as its good and will last me a while. Thanks for any help
    I wouldn't buy anything with less than 8gb of ram Windows 10 recommend 4 as the absolute minimum, look at novatech.co.uk


    http://www.novatech.co.uk/laptop/ran...piren1624.html

    http://www.novatech.co.uk/laptop/ran...piren1623.html

    http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/l...nb-clr155.html
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    For a quick check on Office 365.......https://products.office.com/en/stude...e-in-education
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    (Original post by woopwoop1)
    upto 600
    Hmm you can get a lot of laptop for that money

    http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/computi...neimg' />s

    That has great specs for the money
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    I would recommend this:

    https://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/notebooks/lafiteII/

    You can configure one with an i5, 8GB of RAM and a decent-sized SSD for just under £600. I have one which I use for work and it's more than powerful enough for even the intensive scientific code I write on it. Battery life is great, screen is fantastic and it's really light - plus PCS have excellent Collect+Return service if you get the silver warranty.

    To contrast it with the suggestion above by Zeumryn, this has better SSDs to choose from and the processor is substantially faster (that was an ultra-low-power i3-equivalent and this is a regular i5).
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    Woah, guys the OP is studying Medicine not Computer Science. Don't fork out money for machines that yes are admittedly top notch and quick but i don't think you need anything like a £600 laptop unless you're rendering graphics in Maya all day long.
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    (Original post by Cisco Kid)
    Woah, guys the OP is studying Medicine not Computer Science. Don't fork out money for machines that yes are admittedly top notch and quick but i don't think you need anything like a £600 laptop unless you're rendering graphics in Maya all day long.
    Lol even I would never buy a £600 laptop.

    Thats an i7 processor there. Dont know why any student would need an i7 on a laptop.

    Im using an i5 6th gen 6200U HP it was £450 im happy with my purchase.

    The OP probably would want to buy the same i5 but an i3 would suffice

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    Lol even I would never buy a £600 laptop.

    Thats an i7 processor there. Dont know why any student would need an i7 on a laptop.

    Im using an i5 6th gen 6200U HP it was £450 im happy with my purchase.

    The OP probably would want to buy the same i5 but an i3 would suffice

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    I need an i7 but I'm a computer science student
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    (Original post by niteninja1)
    I need an i7 but I'm a computer science student
    Why would you need an i7 ?

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    Why would you need an i7 ?

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