Lenovo ThinkPad SL510 Laptop Intel® Pentium® Dual Core T4500 Processor, 15.6" HD Screen, Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64-bit, 3GB RAM, 320GB HDD, DVD Rewriter, Integrated Graphics - £279.97 @ Save On Laptops - HotUKDeals
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Processor Intel® Pentium® Dual Core (T4500, 2.3Ghz, 800Mhz FSB, 1MB L2 cache )
Screen 15.6" (1366x768 Resolution, Anti-Glare Screen)
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64-bit
RAM 3GB
Hard Drive 320GB
Optical Drive DVD Rewriter (Records DVDs 8x & CDs 24x & Dual Layer Super Multi)
Graphics Integrated (Intel® GMA X4500 3D Graphics with up to 384MB Shared Memory)
Wireless LAN Wireless (802.11b/g/n Wireless)
Network Card 10/100/1000 Gigabit Fast Ethernet
Integrated Webcam Integrated Webcam with Microphone
Card Reader 7-in-1 (SD / MMC / Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro / Memory Stick Duo / Smart Media / xD-Picture card)
USB Ports 4x USB 2.0 Ports
Bluetooth Version 2.0
Speakers Integrated Stereo Speakers
VGA Port 1 External VGA Port
Kensington Lock Kensington lock slot
Charge Time 2.5 Hours
ExpressCard 1x Expresscard Slot
HDMI 1x HDMI Port
Warranty 12 Months Warranty - Direct with Lenovo
Battery Life 2-3 Hours (up to 3 hours with power management)
Weight 2-3 Kg (This Model 2.95 Kg)

Link http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_ThinkPad_SL510_1034193.html
- talkshop
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waaa I'm scared that it'll rewrite my DVDs
#2
Link http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_ThinkPad_SL510_1079081.html
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Edited By: Musicrab on May 04, 2011 10:21: edit
#3
hwaaat
#4
I guess 15.6" laptops are no longer the most portable kind, but I just can't get excited about laptops which only offer 2-3h battery times.
#5
I would rather buy this one from them for the same price, due to a better processor.

http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_IdeaPad_G560_1006554.html
#6
maprel
I would rather buy this one from them for the same price, due to a better processor.

http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_IdeaPad_G560_1006554.html


But that is balanced out by the smaller hard drive and less RAM. I think the CPU in the OP is powerful enough for most peoples needs, however you could come into a problem with a small amount of RAM.
#7
maprel
I would rather buy this one from them for the same price, due to a better processor.

http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_IdeaPad_G560_1006554.html


This is better spec for the same price; Asus consistently have the best failure rates in the industry: http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/ASUS_X52F-SX345V_1038906.html
#8
Azaaaaaa
maprel
I would rather buy this one from them for the same price, due to a better processor.

http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_IdeaPad_G560_1006554.html


But that is balanced out by the smaller hard drive and less RAM. I think the CPU in the OP is powerful enough for most peoples needs, however you could come into a problem with a small amount of RAM.


Its a lot cheaper to upgrade the RAM than the processor.
#10
maprel
I would rather buy this one from them for the same price, due to a better processor.

http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_IdeaPad_G560_1006554.html

No HDMI port though...

Added link for the OP's laptop http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_ThinkPad_SL510_1034193.html

Edited By: talkshop on May 04, 2011 12:47
#11
Guys is this worth the price? Need a laptop/netbook but I really, really don't have much money and need as much value for money as possible. I'm a university student but will do some light gaming and the usual YouTube videos, etc.

Help pls.
#12
0906079
Guys is this worth the price? Need a laptop/netbook but I really, really don't have much money and need as much value for money as possible. I'm a university student but will do some light gaming and the usual YouTube videos, etc.

Help pls.

No good for any gaming really.
#13
I can't see how this laptop is getting so much heat.

Why not just buy a core i3 laptop for an extra £10.
http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/eMachines_eME732_1017508.html

I can't think of a single reason to buy this laptop. Strictly speaking this laptop should be even cheaper, bearing in mind that the new core iX architecture is reaching the low price points.
#14
Re: sunama's post


Comparing this Lenovo - http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_ThinkPad_SL510_1079081.html - to the Acer i3 - http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/eMachines_eME732_1017508.html

The advantages of the Lenovo are:
1) 3GB RAM versus 2GB
2) 320GB disk versus 160GB
3) has an anti-glare screen
4) 4 USB ports versus 3 (meh)
5) stated Bluetooth support
6) £10 cheaper
7) 7-in-1 card reader versus 2-in-1

The Acer "just" has a faster processor.

I'm looking to buy for my 13 year old - for homework, Facebook, browsing, (not 3D games) so I'm very interested in what people think of these models.
#15
Couldn't resist the temptation to comment ... Why would one buy this laptop ?
For £279.00 you are getting
- Thinkpad build quality. It is indeed much better than rest of the other laptops.
(TBH I actually bought the 2 GB RAM offer for £249.00 and added 4GB on top for £37.80)
- Anti glare screen.
- eSATA port, HDMI port

The build quality is really pretty good and for this price it's an utter no brainer bargain.

I needed a second laptop to run Linux on and this is just perfect for that.

For gaming ? Stay away if you're in for gaming or heavy graphics workload.

My 2c.
#16
finnr
Re: sunama's post


Comparing this Lenovo - http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_ThinkPad_SL510_1079081.html - to the Acer i3 - http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/eMachines_eME732_1017508.html

The advantages of the Lenovo are:
1) 3GB RAM versus 2GB
2) 320GB disk versus 160GB
3) has an anti-glare screen
4) 4 USB ports versus 3 (meh)
5) stated Bluetooth support
6) £10 cheaper
7) 7-in-1 card reader versus 2-in-1

The Acer "just" has a faster processor.

I'm looking to buy for my 13 year old - for homework, Facebook, browsing, (not 3D games) so I'm very interested in what people think of these models.


You are missing two key features on the SL510 which are very attractive for small business users (Lenovo's positioning for this model) who holds data on an external disk (SQL database, Access database, Lotus Notes database) and musicians who holds large music samples etc.. :-
Expresscard slot which allows USB 3.0
eSATA port (one of USB 2.0 is combined USB 2/eSATA)

An I3-380M processor is double the CPU power but the weakness and the slowess link will be the disk I/O, especially disk I/O to exnetnal disks. But then again I3-380M + eSATA + Expresscard slot is a lot more money! So SL510 is a budget priced machine.

Edited By: splender on May 04, 2011 23:03
#17
The Buy button is no longer there, deal no longer available :-(
#18
That's because I bought the last one @ 3pm on the 5th ;)

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