Acer TravelMate X349 Laptop, i5-6200U, 14" (1366 x 768),  4GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 7 Pro £399.97 @ SaveOnLaptops
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Acer TravelMate X349 Laptop, i5-6200U, 14" (1366 x 768), 4GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 7 Pro £399.97 @ SaveOnLaptops

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Found 22nd Jul 2017
Looks like an incredible price for a highly spec'd laptop.

Pros
* All aluminum body
* Intel Core i5-6200U
* 256GB SSD
* Small, light and long battery life

Cons,
* Not Full HD
* Only 4GB of RAM
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Rams cheap on ebay. Good deL
Deal
Looks great at that price
That looks good
Almost enough to pull the trigger.
Good deal.
Had this previously and only thing I would say is the screens not great. Shame it's not full 1920 x 1080 IPS. Not bad for the money though.
paul110958 m ago

Had this previously and only thing I would say is the screens not great. …Had this previously and only thing I would say is the screens not great. Shame it's not full 1920 x 1080 IPS. Not bad for the money though.

Is it worth the price then?
Excellent deal considering it's a 256GB SSD and has Win 10 Pro. Only screen lets it down a bit. Heat.
Grrrrrr 1366 x 768
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le_jaeger

Grrrrrr 1366 x 768


I agree, but I can't find anything below £500 with Full HD, SSD and Core i3 or higher.
le_jaeger

Grrrrrr 1366 x 768



Its a ok display if this is just for normal use when i office connect to big display
linhang90

Rams cheap on ebay. Good deL



Not that helpful when the RAM on this machine is soldered in place!
Great little laptop & processor. I have the p238 13.3" version of this & upgraded the ram to 8gb & it plays games like grid autosport on high detail & mine is only ddr3 so this should have a slightly better speed.
Windows 7?
Nicolas

Windows 7?



Windows 7 Professional Edition 64-bit (with Windows 10 Professional 64bit License & Restore Provided)
plewis00

Not that helpful when the RAM on this machine is soldered in place!



Yes you cant upgrade the ram on this model im afraid !
this or dell outlet 13.3 display fullHD one?
Is the RAM so bad? I don't play games, just occasional videos, website browsing and non creative work stuff...
excellent price for a 14" laptop with good specs. heat added
cruisecars

Yes you cant upgrade the ram on this model im afraid !



uk.crucial.com/gbr…9-m

I'm not saying that is the exact same model, needs some more research. Crucial are saying the X349-M can be upgraded, but maybe -M is for memory upgrade-able
PepsiCommentator1117 m ago

Is the RAM so bad? I don't play games, just occasional videos, website …Is the RAM so bad? I don't play games, just occasional videos, website browsing and non creative work stuff...


i have 4GB RAM on my lenovo ideapad on intel i5, running on windows 10, SSD, and it is pretty fast. starts within a few minutes from being switched on and so for general use, you should be fine.
valluri

this or dell outlet 13.3 display fullHD one?



This
mutley1

i have 4GB RAM on my lenovo ideapad on intel i5, running on windows 10, … i have 4GB RAM on my lenovo ideapad on intel i5, running on windows 10, SSD, and it is pretty fast. starts within a few minutes from being switched on and so for general use, you should be fine.



Yes 4GB is fine for normal use
fluffy881 h, 0 m ago

I agree, but I can't find anything below £500 with Full HD, SSD and Core …I agree, but I can't find anything below £500 with Full HD, SSD and Core i3 or higher.


Try this one - not quite as portable, but HD screen, i3 proceessor, SSD and HP so better build quality:
serversdirect.co.uk/p/1…top
fluffy881 h, 8 m ago

I agree, but I can't find anything below £500 with Full HD, SSD and Core …I agree, but I can't find anything below £500 with Full HD, SSD and Core i3 or higher.


Know what you mean. I picked up a Thinkpad 13 with FHD, i5-7200U and 256GB SSD for under £500 recently but had to resort to Ebay for it.
CHUNGHO1

I think you missed this then, Click me Acer Swift 3 £480 14" 1080p, 128GB … I think you missed this then, Click me Acer Swift 3 £480 14" 1080p, 128GB SSD, 8GB RAM and i3-7100u.



I think this is a better deal
n707301

Try this one - not quite as portable, but HD screen, i3 proceessor, SSD … Try this one - not quite as portable, but HD screen, i3 proceessor, SSD and HP so better build quality:https://www.serversdirect.co.uk/p/1162678/hp-250-g5-core-i3-5005u-2ghz-4gb-256gb-ssd-dvd-rw-15.6-inch-windows-10-professional-laptop



no the screen is no better on this one so its no better...
juux

Know what you mean. I picked up a Thinkpad 13 with FHD, i5-7200U and … Know what you mean. I picked up a Thinkpad 13 with FHD, i5-7200U and 256GB SSD for under £500 recently but had to resort to Ebay for it.


That's a good bargain for a Thinkpad 13. Does it have backlit keyboard? If so, will have to start looking on ebay. Thanks.
mutley1

i have 4GB RAM on my lenovo ideapad on intel i5, running on windows 10, … i have 4GB RAM on my lenovo ideapad on intel i5, running on windows 10, SSD, and it is pretty fast. starts within a few minutes from being switched on and so for general use, you should be fine.


Surely you mean seconds.
bigbaz29 m ago

Surely you mean seconds.


About a minute to two minutes. Certainly not seconds. It is on in seconds but it has to initialise so i have to wait for two minutes before i can start browsing or work with microsoft office
mutley137 m ago

About a minute to two minutes. Certainly not seconds. It is on in …About a minute to two minutes. Certainly not seconds. It is on in seconds but it has to initialise so i have to wait for two minutes before i can start browsing or work with microsoft office


Shouldn't take that long with a ssd. You might want to check what programs are running at start-up
Edited by: "captainbeaky" 22nd Jul 2017
mutley1

About a minute to two minutes. Certainly not seconds. It is on in seconds … About a minute to two minutes. Certainly not seconds. It is on in seconds but it has to initialise so i have to wait for two minutes before i can start browsing or work with microsoft office


You need to right click on your taskbar then click on Task Manager then click on the Start-up tab and disable anything you don't need to open when windows starts.

You can also click on This PC then right click on your SSD (C:) and click on properties and uncheck Allow files on this drive to have contents indexed in addition to file properties. Your laptop shouldn't take 2 mins to boot up.
http://i66.tinypic.com/io28ls.jpg
Edited by: "RiverDragon8" 22nd Jul 2017
I need a laptop for uni, needed for microsoft office and internet usage, would this be good enough? or could anyone recommend a different one? thanks
Jonesy9310 m ago

I need a laptop for uni, needed for microsoft office and internet usage, …I need a laptop for uni, needed for microsoft office and internet usage, would this be good enough? or could anyone recommend a different one? thanks


Definately more than adequate. I would get this if i havent already got one.
fishmaster4 h, 58 m ago

http://uk.crucial.com/gbr/en/compatible-upgrade-for/Acer/travelmate-x349-mI'm not saying that is the exact same model, needs some more research. Crucial are saying the X349-M can be upgraded, but maybe -M is for memory upgrade-able


laptopmedia.com/hig…ns/
£90 less for an i3 here
jumpinoffthbed

£90 less for an i3 here



370
Incl vat
Only 30
Cheaper
Nicolas

370Incl vatOnly 30Cheaper



My bad
Nicolas43 m ago

370Incl vatOnly 30Cheaper


Not to mention that this is i5 and has smaller screen, which would be more convenient to lug to and fro uni
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