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Acer Aspire One AOA110-Ap - 1GB - 16GB - Pink - £139.97 @ Laptops Direct + 2% Quidco
Found 9th Jul 2009Found 9th Jul 2009
If you want a laptop that you can easily take on your travels, or just a 2nd laptop for when the kids are hogging the family PC, the ACER ASPIRE ONE AOA110-Ap is worthy of serious … Read more
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i was looking for a nice pink laptop.might get this:)


I suppose if you're a man with a bargain in mind you can save a fortune picking up these pink netbooks, ipods, PSP's etc.! They always seem to be on offer.


Not better to wait for a 120gb one for £150? Seen a few of those offers at least in the last few months.


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Acer Aspire 5536 Laptop 2.1 GHz Dual-Core, 3GB RAM, 250GB HDD, HDMI, 15.6" - £349.97 Delivered @ LaptopsDirect
Found 18th Jun 2009Found 18th Jun 2009 sell this for £409.99 and Amazon £419.00. Take your digital life to a whole new dimension with the Aspire 5536 featuring a brand-new 15.6" Acer CrystalBrite LCD disply wh… Read more

Is this the same laptop @ Amazon for £349? ]


Yes it has Windows Vista Home Basic


Would be keen to know how the techies rate this performance wise for the price?


No OS?

Asus Eee PC 2GB White  Refurbished A1 (As New) - £97.97 @ LaptopsDirect
Found 9th Jun 2009Found 9th Jun 2009
GRADE A1 - As New! Pc Pro recently said "The Eee PC defies all expectations, particularly for a device thats nominally aimed at children" and then gave on to give it 6 out of 6 st… Read more

Netbooks are very useful for internet access whilst on holiday & a very very cheap one like this should be ideal for the purpose -it does the job & is not a major financial disaster if it gets dropped or stolen.


Never a good sign of customer service knowledge! I have XP, with the resize utility and overclocking program, works fine, possibly the most useful gadget I've ever bought. The Atom processors are over rated, not as fast as my celery which can run at over 1.00ghz. Only time I'll upgrade is when the ion platform is released. My old eee 701 will become a carputer then!


Tempted by that idea but having never setup a NAS before I'm a bit concerned that it might end up being to complex to configure.


Does anyone know if we can install a normal Hard drive on this netbook? ie. SATA 120GB or similar


does this have a web cam built in? it seems to in the photos but i cant find andthing in the description? found it.

Fujitsu Siemens AMILO Xi 3650 gaming laptop 9600gt, 4Gb DDR3  + blu ray 1080p 18.4" screen £729.97 @ Laptops Direct
Found 3rd Jun 2009Found 3rd Jun 2009
* Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 / 2 GHz ( Dual-Core ) * RAM - 4 GB (installed) / 4 GB (max) - DDR3 SDRAM - 1066 MHz - PC3-8500 ( 2 x 2 GB ) * Hard Drive - 320 GB - Ser… Read more
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this option here is better than that add an external blu ray drive for £60 the 6935g compared to this fujitsu has slower ram and lower resolution screen and most people here seem to hate acer. i got an acer 6930g with a 9600gt 1Gb gddr2 from the argos deal.


] Better spec over at OCUK no + blueray?


Good for a mid-high spec lappy, but can't justify the price to buy one - I game occassionally and even less while actually on the go, so for me I'd rather get a quad core small form factor pc or even a full desktop PC for this price. [edit] Just making it clear here, I am NOT slating the laptop, it looks like a decent machine... but for the money would rather have a great desktop machine is all :)


well im looking at gaming laptops for a mate and this is the best i can find that offeres decent performance from a reliable manufacturer, and within the £750 budget for uni and gaming. not quite portable for uni tho but i dont think he cares lol.


its average because the price is nothing special bit expensive if u ask me, i would prefer a better processor for that money, and on the dell website plenty of their laptops come with a better processor for similar price albeit no blu ray on some and diff screen size, and now most of their laptops come with a maximum of 8gb ram, these prices are with no voucher code added even then those prices are steep on novatech for similar price a laptop with 15 inch screen but slightly better graphics can be got i would rather wait for something a bit cheaper tbh, however the ram is impressive

Asus PC900 XP - Only £139 + P&P @ Laptops Direct less quidco
Found 2nd Jun 2009Found 2nd Jun 2009
Fantastic deal at this price. Quidco is 2%. P&P is £9.95 This is an A1 refurbished laptop which means 14 day return or new (usually overstock). full 1 year guarantee. I have bo… Read more

:thinking:Everyone that boughht this netbook check the size of the hard drive, mine only came with a 4gb ssd, is advertised as having 12gb ssd hard drive!


I think you were just unlucky, I've not noticed any of that on my 701 and I use it to listed to Radio 7 over iPlayer so it would be very noticible if it was stuttering - I know since that's exactly what it did when I bungled a flash upgrade.


For an extra 20 quid on the same site consider the Asus 904 which has much better battery life and 80gb storage. I've not owned either of these but I had the original Asus eee 701 and it was perfect except for the 7inch screen, so I shouldnt think these are bad.


Not a bad machine if battery life isn't your biggest concern though having owned this particular model I can confirm that it does suffer from the battery drain issue mentioned earlier, you could just pull the battery out when you're finished. If the CPU is running properly and not under clocked it's more than capable. Beware of the 16GB single SSD cousin that's pretty bad however. The 900A is quite different considering it's Atom based. The 901 (which I swapped my 900 for in the end) is an entirely different beast, vastly superior when it comes to battery life and a few other extras thrown in.


I owned the 900 for a fair while and put XP on it myself, no real issues that I remember - battery life was alright, it was speedy enough and, well, it was decent whilst travelling!

Unlocked 3g O2 Dongle from Laptops direct £15
Found 26th May 2009Found 26th May 2009
I've just ordered a Acer Aspire One netbook from Laptops Direct and the guy asked if I wanted a O2 3g Dongle with it. Id normally say no as Im with Vodafone, but as he claimed it w… Read more

The 3 network dongle I had for about 6 months hardly ever got a very good reception, most of the time it was quite slow or the connection dropped at different times of the day. Im now using a vodafone one which im using in the same places and always get a fast 3g signal, with the benefit of no expiry date on the credit. I dont know if the O2 dongle is unlocked (delivered tomorrow) or how good the signal is on O2, bought it purely as it was a bargain price at littlewoods and giving it as a gift.


Do you know for a fact that the dongles supplied by Littlewoods are locked ? It seems a lot of O2 stuff is supplied unlocked. Are these considered good quality compared e.g. to the '3' dongles also being given away for next to nothing at the moment ?


If you get it from Littlewoods - - €15 to get this type unlocked


[QUOTE=zeroHour2;5318231]The Littlewoods group are all selling the same o2 dongle for £10.00 plus £3.99 Del (or £13.73 delivered after VAT discount), and thats without using any discount voucher code \ Is the littlewoods dongle unlocked ?


It's a legitimate voucher as it came from WH Smith.

Samsung P460-AA03UK - £426.71inc VAT @ Laptops Direct
Found 22nd May 2009Found 22nd May 2009
Most definately a misprice as this seems a lot more everywhere else. Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2GB RAM 250GB Hard Disk Vista Business / XP Downgrade 14.1" LCD Display Webcam + Blueto… Read more
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no way the vaoi costs more the only advantage over this is a blu ray drive. shame its a mis price.


The Vaio from Littlewoods is a better spec/less money.


very good spec, excellent processor in there for that price


Sorry for adding the details, may help your heat on this one though ... that is if anyone knows anything about computers on here. Also, this will be a good bit quicker than the previous two laptops that you have posted and around the same price. Si


Spec is very good for this price, good solid business laptop, good CPU, DDR3 RAM and good GPU. Maybe read up more before voting and commenting General Platform Technology Intel Centrino 2 with vPro Technology System Type Notebook Built-in Devices Stereo speakers, wireless LAN aerial, Bluetooth aerial Embedded Security Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Security Chip , fingerprint reader Width 33.9 cm Depth 25.1 cm Height 3.8 cm Weight 2.4 kg Localisation United Kingdom Processor Processor Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 / 2.4 GHz Multi-Core Technology Dual-Core 64-bit Computing Yes Data Bus Speed 1066 MHz Chipset Type Mobile Intel GM45 Express Cache Memory Type L2 Cache Installed Size 3 MB RAM Installed Size 2 GB Technology DDR3 SDRAM - 1066 MHz Configuration Features 1 x 2 GB Storage Controller Type Serial ATA Serial ATA Interface Serial ATA-150 Storage Hard Drive 250 GB - Serial ATA-150 - 5400 rpm Optical Storage Type DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - internal Read Speed 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD) Write Speed 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 6x (DVD±R DL) CD / DVD Rewrite Speed 24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM) Disc Labeling Technology LightScribe Technology Card Reader Type 3 in 1 card reader Supported Flash Memory Cards SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard Display Display Type 14.1" TFT Max Resolution 1280 x 800 ( WXGA ) Widescreen Display Yes Features SuperBright Non-Gloss Video Graphics Processor / Vendor Intel GMA X4500 Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0 Max Allocated RAM Size 128 MB Total Available Graphics Memory 384 MB Audio Audio Output Sound card Compliant Standards High Definition Audio Audio Input Microphone Notebook Camera Camera Type Integrated Sensor Resolution 1.3 Megapixel Input Device(s) Type Keyboard, touchpad Features Anti-bacteria coating Networking Networking Network adapter Wireless LAN Supported Yes Wireless NIC Intel WiFi Link 5100 Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n (draft), Bluetooth 2.0 EDR Compliant Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n (draft), Bluetooth 2.0 Expansion / Connectivity Expansion Slots Total (Free) 2 ( 1 ) x memory ¦ 1 ( 1 ) x PC Card Interfaces 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x headphones - output - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 3 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 1 x audio / video - HDMI - 19 pin HDMI Type A Miscellaneous Features Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), system password Power Power Device External Battery Technology 6-cell Lithium Ion Installed Qty 1 Operating System / Software OS Provided Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade OS Preinstalled Windows Vista Software Adobe Acrobat Reader, Samsung Update Plus, Magic Doctor, Microsoft Office Professional 2007 (60 days trial), Samsung Easy Battery Manager, Samsung Easy Network Manager, Samsung Display Manager Manufacturer Warranty Service & Support 1 year warranty Service & Support Details Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year - pick-up and return

Acer Aspire One AOA150-Bp - 1GB - 160GB - Windows - Pink - £179.97 with Code!!!
Found 19th May 2009Found 19th May 2009
I know that a variation of this item has been posted earlier but that price has expired as it was a misprice and people have had their orders cancelled. use the following code to… Read more

People wont be aware of it without having to go through the other thread so its easier . =P


Search is your friend ?? ;-)

acer aspire one netbooks real cheap - get in quick **CODE WORKS**
Found 19th May 2009Found 19th May 2009
use the following code to get £50 off - LDACPK2 I just bought a Aspire one with windows, 1gb ram and 160gb hard disk for £144, this includes £14.95 next day delivery, if you are n… Read more

They were £ 100 more than that not so very long ago. A quick search on kelkoo or pricerunner will tell you whether £ 179 is the absolutely best price around at the moment. However, given that you can already buy Aspire Ones with a higher spec, the price of this one can only go south. It comes down to whether you want now what you get for your money. Or whether you'd prefer something with a higher spec, for more. Or wait until this one comes down. Or wait until the higher spec one drops to £ 179. Or ...:roll:


Even at £50 more - Is it still a good buy?


No. Not if you put it on a suitable surface so the cooling can work properly. I've had one for some time now and heat is not an issue.


Yeah sorry, i can see why people are disappointed. I managed to get one of the Toshiba NB100s, I was lucky. I was very DISAPPOINTED when I missed out on the £100 Dell Mini 9s ;) ... Still these are only going to come down in price, expect them to be sub £130 by the end of the summer. :) I'd like to get one for my girlfriend to use at uni, she hauls around a massive laptop at the moment :) ... *awaits replies "give her your NB100!! " ..... no:)


Anyone know if these have the same overheating problem as other Aspires? We've got a 5315, I appreciate it's not a netbook - temp on that was up to 92C last night...!

Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pi 3625 Laptop BEFORE Quidco 2% plus £10 off with voucher - Net Coat £431 @ Laptops Direct?
Found 10th May 2009Found 10th May 2009
A large, comfortable desktop replacement...and as such, its ideal for working with multiple documents, speadsheets or simply watching films. - What laptop, February 2009 The new A… Read more

Can't be too much help on the graphics card but I did find this little snippet from Techradar: ...."It is a real shame it doesn't feature a dedicated GPU".... you can read the rest of the review ]here if you are interested :)


Good spec, can't find anything about the graphics card though

Buy one Get one Free laptops @ Laptops Direct
Found 1st May 2009Found 1st May 2009
A little catch to it and I don't think I could be arsed doing it but here goes: Buy any laptop along with a 3 year extended warranty and in three years exchange it for a brand new… Read more

"Return your laptop after 3 years" That's if they're still around in three years time.


sounds like loads of hassle, like those 5 year extended warranty - money back things you used to get when buying electrical goods at Currys...

Acer Aspire One AOA150-Bp - 1GB - 160GB - Windows - Pink £179 @ Laptops Direct
Found 20th Apr 2009Found 20th Apr 2009
Use Discount Code: LDACPK2 If you want a laptop that you can easily take on your travels, or just a 2nd laptop for when the kids are hogging the family PC, the ACER ASPIRE ONE AOA… Read more
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minimum delivery charge is £9.95 for 3-4 working days but still great price for an XP One


not expired - use the code for £50 off!!!


Good Price, but reviews for this company seem terrible, especially for delivery of 'non-stock' shame as i would have bought my wife one otherwise :-( (didn't vote either way)


£229.97 :oops:


[size=3]Upgrading RAM[/SIZE] Currently, all available models of the Acer Aspire (regardless of colour, HDD/SSD, 512Mb/1Gb RAM) have 512Mb hard-soldered on to the motherboard with only one available DDR2 SO-DIMM slot. There is a limit of 1Gb in that slot and so that means you can only have a maximum of 1.5Gb of total RAM. With the 1Gb Aspires, there is already a 512MB stick present in the slot and so you would waste a 512Mb stick in order to replace it with 1Gb one. [SIZE="1"]Some say that it's possible to put a 2Gb stick in the slot and just end up with 2Gb total rather than 2.5Gb. However, others say that this is not possible due to a limitation Acer has put on the BIOS that they supply, which results in non-booting. The Intel chipset in use would normally support 2Gb but it is Acer that have blocked us users from being able to do so. If anyone has any links showing that a 2Gb stick does actually work and the AAOne can boot then please feel free to share the link (^_^)[/SIZE] [size=3]Add more disk space with SSD models[/SIZE] The SSD drive present in all Aspire Ones are 1.8inch IDE form factor and so can ony be upgraded with another SSD or normal HDD of the 1.8inch variety. The more common size is the 2.5inch and this will NOT physically fit inside the case of the Aspire One. [SIZE="3"]Add more disk space with HDD models[/SIZE] In the HDD models, the drive in use is a standard 2.5inch SATA type, much like those used in modern day notebooks and even the PS3. The underside of the casing on these models is different in that there is a *very* slight bulge in order to accomodate the slightly larger form factor. You can replace the drive with another 2.5inch SATA HDD drive of larger capacity or go for an aftermarket SSD if you want to spend as much (or more) on that than you did on the Aspire one itself :-D [size=3]How easy is it to do any of the above?[/SIZE] Not very. There are no easy to access compartments underneath the Aspire One to upgrade either the RAM or the HDD/SSD. If you want an idea of how far you need to go to do anything inside the Aspire One then have a quick scroll through this... [size=3]The other method of adding more disk space[/SIZE] The Aspire One has two Secure-Digital slots, one on the left hand side and one on the right. The one on the left can be used to expand the storage already present on the Aspire One, regardless of whether it's the SSD or the HDD model. Insert an SD card into that slot and the available space will be combined with what's already available. Eg your SSD is down to 4Gb free and you added a 16Gb empty SDHC card. Your total available space then jumps up to 20Gb! I haven't actually used this feature myself yet so I can't say for sure how the OS decided where the files should go first, fill up the SSD/HDD first and then overflow to the SDHC or some kind of mix. :stocking::santa::gift:

Buy any Laptop and in three years get a brand new model absolutely FREE - Laptops Direct + 2% Quidco
Found 20th Apr 2009Found 20th Apr 2009
Seems a great deal as laptops have a short lifespan and become obsolete so quick ! Buy any laptop along with a 3 year extended warranty and in three years exchange it for a brand … Read more

Trust me, I bought the laptop, claimed as per contract and Opias ltd (the thrid party who run the promotion) have simply scammed me, and many others, voiding our claims for no legitimate reason. We have compared notes and Opia ltd have given us all conflicting information. Long live the WWW. People power. Watch out, they will be on a TV scammers series very soon (BBC).


time will tell :thumbsup: and doesnt an extended warranty for 3 years basically come to the price of an entry level laptop anyway. And what laptop do you get in 3 years (same spec as one you buy lol)?


I don't think they're a fly by night company as I bought my laptop from them around 5 years ago. Excellent service as they even did a pre-delivery check to ensure fully functioning with no dead pixels. So if they go under I don't think it will be an intententional scam


seen this before. nice scam where they go under after a year or two and start up again the next day with a different name. AVOID!


And if this company isn't around in 3 years, is there an underwriting by any company to repay you the value or to take over this offer. Nah, didn't think so. If this company goes down the tube (WHO knows, these days?), then so will your warranty (Other than the Manuf warranty)

Asus 1000HE £314.92 inc P&P Laptops Direct 9.5 Hours Battery Life
Found 15th Apr 2009Found 15th Apr 2009
Cheapest I have seen so far for the new 1000HE from Asus Operating System Genuine Windows® XP Home (*Pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2007 60-day Trial) Di… Read more
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£307.30 on amazon:


Sods Law! I just bought a Samsung NC10 (£239 - quidco ;-)), next thing house alarm starts playing up, now another £142 lighter! :roll:


Im still very tempted, but just had to spend £200 on the wifes car :-(


Have you bought one then? ;-)


magic . just ordered the black one . £318 delivered minus quidco.

Samsung N120 Netbook £353.97 @ Laptops Direct
Found 15th Apr 2009Found 15th Apr 2009
If like me you're waiting for the new range to be released (and agonising over whether when to buy an NC10!) you might find these links… Read more

link is 379.97 must have gone up since your post.


If you go for black the price is £353.97. See ]link. £21 saving on the white netbook from the same company!!


Yeah, that's my understanding too, with the N120 also having a sub-woofer!!. Other than that (and a bit of slick styling) the battery life seems to be the only significant difference between the N110 and NC10. Still perhaps it'll mean some NC10 bargains soon...


If I recall the NC110 has a 93% full size keyboard and around 9hrs battery and the NC120 is a full size keyboard and a 10.5hr battery...but don't quote me on that!


£75. :?

BOGOF on Laptops (redemption) @ Laptops Direct with warranty!
Found 7th Apr 2009Found 7th Apr 2009
Just logged on to laptops direct and noticed a banner at the top of the page saying they were doing Buy one Get one Free on laptops when you purchase an extended 3 year warranty. … Read more

anyone know if this offer is still on? there is nothing on their website about it.


this is tricky as detailed i dont know if others find the biggest cashback cheque is lost in post or just never offered on mobiles


I had the same thought - where will they be in 3 years???


Sounds like one of those rebate schemes, where they hope people simply forget to send the claim on time or fail to adhere to all the procedures - like they do for mobile phone contracts.


Surprised its been voted so cold, if you use your laptop for work etc and its not your main machine this is an ideal package for you as your machine should still be in good condition after 3 years. Only problem these days is will the company still be about in 3 Years time.

MSI GT725 Gaming laptop - 17" screen, 2.53ghz C2D, 4gb DDR2 RAM, 500Gb 5400 HDD, Ati Radeon HD 4850 512mb graphics,  £1099.97 delivered @ Laptops Direct
Found 2nd Apr 2009Found 2nd Apr 2009
The GT725 has been designed to deliver innovative gaming solutions with unrivalled processor performance, stunning new HD capabilities, great wireless connectivity, and long batter… Read more

some benchmarks for this:


Can't understand why anyone would want to play games on a laptop? Maybe it's just that I have only ever played Football Manager and Sid Meier games on PC....I can't get my head round why you would want to play them on laptop? Unless laptops have moved on since I last had one (1997) ???


Can't believe this got voted cold, for the spec this is THE BEST value gaming laptop around at the moment, Turbo mode is pretty nice too, so you effectively get a 2.9GHZ C2D when plugged in. I'm struggling to find this model in stock anywhere at the moment, there is another model with a Q9000 Quad Core and Full HD screen but I'm trying to get the P9500 version :(.


2.5 hours+ battery, cos it uses Intel's 25w P series CPU. This is the UK version, which means screen res is merely 1680x1050. Display quality is average, not great for watching videos on, it also doesn't have full HD. I'd really expect 500GB@7200 rpm, as well as a second HDD slot for a laptop of this price.


bcos of that link im voting this cold.

Acer Aspire One Graded £139.97 @ Laptops Direct
Found 19th Mar 2009Found 19th Mar 2009
I got one of these yesterday - ordered at 5pm - got it this morning (and thats with Standard delivery!!) theres a cheaper 8GB SSD one there too for £114.97!!

err. unexpire pls - this is back in stock


nope :) - mint!! - Win XP version inc license etc too!!


any marks on the one you got?


i asked about that - they said the damage would be very minor and not affect screen or any functions:


youve still got the 7 days DSR to rely on ...

ASUS Eee PC 1000HE Black Netbook - £331.97 @ Laptops Direct (instock 9th March)
Found 1st Mar 2009Found 1st Mar 2009
This is the new model in the ASUS EEE 1000 range. It is a netbook, so no DVD drive. Cheapest I could find elsewhere was £500. "With the Asus Eee PC it is. At only 1.3Kg this is an… Read more

This one is one of the best netbooks guys, its definetly worth 330, its got a chicklet apple style keyboard, very comfy apparently, very long battery life, slightly longer than NC10, the only thing thats a minus for me is that its slightly bigger than the usual netbooks. I am surprised ppl comparing this to H, H & HE are different, HE is new with redesigned hardware, new proc (although no great speed bump), new keyboard, much better battery life, this is selling like a hot cake right now in US, where it was released a few weeks ago. my two cents...


£280 was the price of a 1000H with XP, 160GB and 6 cell battery two months ago! before ASUS and Samsung etc realise they could really start fleecing customers. According to ... The new 1000HE scores just 50 points more on PCMark05 than the 1000H. Graphics performance was below average for the netbook category - despite using the latest N280 atom CPU, ASUS did not bother to put the new GN40 chipset in - but used the existing 945GSE one. OK I was a bit harsh on the abilities of netbooks - but when they start costing £330+, then you know you are being ripped off!!!!!!


just web browsing and a few basic office apps? And winamp, and VLC for divx and 720p HD files. And quite a few games. Where did you get the figure of £280?


I think its only this price as they are the first to offer a pre-order for it. Once its in the marketplace the price will settle to around the current 1000H price, I think its available stateside for $349 so its not a premium netbook (ALA S101 etc).


I totally agree with you, and I haven't bought one because they are too expensive. But I still want one for the "wow" factor. Guess I'll be sticking with the desktop.

Toshiba Satellite Pro A300-1EA - Core 2 Duo P8400 2.26 GHz - 15.4 Inch TFT  £421  after £100 cashback @ Laptops Direct + 2% quidco
Found 27th Feb 2009Found 27th Feb 2009
Looking for a laptop i think this is not a bad deal especially looking at the specs and an extra 1gb RAM for 5£ This Toshiba A300 is a brilliant all-rounder that`s designed to plea… Read more
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6 in stock with cashbach claim form.Someun please explain why its not a HOT deal


If it is possible to buy this laptop for £421, depending on the reliability of the merchant in issuing the cashback, then this is a brilliant deal. You will not get the same spec for a lower price unless you indulge yourself in the world of refurbs.


if there is a better deal please some un could pos it


General Platform Technology Intel Centrino 2 System Type Notebook Built-in Devices Stereo speakers, wireless LAN aerial, Bluetooth aerial Width 36.3 cm Depth 26.7 cm Height 3.9 cm Weight 2.7 kg Localisation United Kingdom Processor Processor Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 / 2.26 GHz Multi-Core Technology Dual-Core 64-bit Computing Yes Data Bus Speed 1066 MHz Features Enhanced SpeedStep technology Chipset Type Mobile Intel GM45 Express Cache Memory Type L2 Cache Installed Size 3 MB RAM Installed Size 2 GB / 8 GB (max) Technology DDR2 SDRAM - 800 MHz Storage Controller Type Serial ATA/IDE Serial ATA Interface Serial ATA-150 Storage Hard Drive 160 GB - Serial ATA-150 Optical Storage Type DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - integrated Read Speed 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD) Write Speed 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 4x (DVD+R DL) CD / DVD Rewrite Speed 16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM) Card Reader Type 5 in 1 card reader Supported Flash Memory Cards SD Memory Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, xD-Picture Card Display Display Type 15.4" TFT Max Resolution 1280 x 800 ( WXGA ) Widescreen Display Yes Features HighBrightness, TruBrite Video Graphics Processor / Vendor Intel GMA 4500MHD Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0 Audio Audio Output Sound card Compliant Standards High Definition Audio Audio Input Microphone Notebook Camera Camera Type Integrated Sensor Resolution 1.3 Megapixel Input Device(s) Type Keyboard, touchpad Telecom Modem Fax / modem Max Transfer Rate 56 Kbps Protocols & Specifications ITU V.92 Networking Networking Network adapter Wireless LAN Supported Yes Wireless NIC Intel WiFi Link 5100 Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n (draft) Compliant Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED, IEEE 802.11n (draft) Expansion / Connectivity Expansion Slots Total (Free) 2 ( 1 ) x memory ¦ 1 ( 1 ) x ExpressCard Interfaces 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) - 4 PIN FireWire ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x audio - SPDIF output/headphones - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 4 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x eSATA / Hi-Speed USB Miscellaneous Features Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), administrator password, hard drive password, power-on password Compliant Standards CE Power Power Device External Voltage Required AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz ) Battery Technology Lithium Ion Installed Qty 1 Run Time (Up To) 3 hour(s) Operating System / Software OS Provided Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade OS Preinstalled Windows Vista Software Drivers & Utilities, ConfigFree, Connectivity Doctor, Google Toolbar, Toshiba Bluetooth Stack, Toshiba Zooming Utility, Toshiba Assist, Toshiba PC Diagnostic Tool, Toshiba Recovery DiskCreator, Google Desktop, Google Picasa, Toshiba Bluetooth Monitor, Toshiba Disc Creator, Toshiba Value Added Package, Ulead DVD MovieFactory for Toshiba, Microsoft Office Professional 2007 (60 days trial), Chicony Camera Assistant Software, Face Recognition software, Toshiba DVD Player, Windows XP Professional recovery DVD, McAfee Internet Security Suite 2008 (30 days subscription), Google Earth, Toshiba Accessibility Environmental Standards EPA Energy Star Compliant Yes Manufacturer Warranty Service & Support 1 year warranty Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 1 year Environmental Parameters Min Operating Temperature 5 °C Max Operating Temperature 35 °C Humidity Range Operating

Toshiba Satellite Pro P300-19Q -Laptop -  Core 2 Duo P8400 2.26 GHz - 17 Inch TFT - £499.97 @ Laptops Direct (After Cashback)
Found 20th Feb 2009Found 20th Feb 2009
Not a bad price for high end laptop with 17" screen and dedicated graphics: Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 / 2.26 GHz ( Dual-Core ) RAM - 2 GB (installed) / 8 GB (max) - DDR2… Read more

P8400 and Vista Business are big plusses, but so-so graphics, hard drive and screen resolution will put some folk off. Good deal for those that like its strengths.


Double Memory upgrade offer is also available on this laptop - see website for details

EVEN BETTER Asus EEEPC 512MB 2GB with WEBCAM (refurbished) £99.97 @ Laptops Direct+ 2% quidco
Found 19th Feb 2009Found 19th Feb 2009
You can top up the onboard 2GB storage with a 16GB SD Card which should cost ~£16 at "The Eee PC defies all expectations, particularly for a device that's nominally aimed… Read more
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and If you don't like refurbs - don't post about them - or at least don't post your ignorance about them... Your droning about "learning the long and hard way from being messed around over many years, watching others being messed around and that now money is not so easy to come by, I consider it a great virtue" applies as much to brand-new goods as it does to refurbs or anything else for that matter. The FACT is that the same consumer laws apply to refurbs - you still have the DSR to evaluate the goods - you still have the SoGA to return goods under too - the 'warranty' being less than 12 months means nothing at all. The ONLY difference is that refurbs you should expect a degree of cosmetic 'harm' in terms of scratches etc. - don't get into thinking they'll be 'mint' and you'll be fine (they're cheaper for a reason and all that) - and even then the DSR allows you to return something which isn't as good as you'd like it to be - I'm failing to see the big issue In fact "now money is not so easy to come by, I consider it a great virtue" SHOULD mean you're keener on refurbs than new goods - after all they often mean items for VASTLY less cash!!?? In the case of the HP Laptops which BigPockets was selling as refurbs recently, they still have upto 12 months manufacturers collect-and-return warranty left (3 years from new) So report me for 'abusing' you as many times as you like - you're still talking nonsense... p.s. I'm also sceptical of using the Internet to sound out 'bad sellers' because I could tell you a truly nasty horror story about every online retailer there is - Amazon, Play, Aria (I know dozens for them), Dabs, eBuyer - the list goes on - they ALL have their bad days and everyone has nightmares with people sooner or later. The problem with the Internet is that it's this big magnet/melting pot of WHINGERS and so the negatives build up and the positives (and let's be honest - people don't go out of their way to cheer as much as they do to moan!) get drowned out... All people have to do is buy things with their brains on and their eyes open - be a bit realistic - oh and ignore the over enthusiastic positives and all the naysaying negatives :)


Good point well made!


Dead right I am fussy. Since when has fussy been a negative attribute? Fussy comes from learning the long and hard way from being messed around over many years, watching others being messed around and that now money is not so easy to come by, I consider it a great virtue, won by applying wisdom and experience too - I worked in the same open office as a Trading Standards department for a number of years, and they taught me much of what I know on top of my own professional experience of dealing with companies large and small! :thumbsup: It appears others have not been so fortunate as you. It is the one real improvement for buyers over the past 15+ years - with the Internet it is now so easy to check a company out - In the past everyone was on their own. If you don't take notice of the obvious signs of poorer dealers, such as dubious evasive descriptions or terms; or a plentiful track record of poor service, then that's up to you - I won't be the one complaining when things go wrong. There are plenty of other retailers around, and so what if it means missing a tiny saving in money, the real saving in GRIEF and HASSLE is worth a good amount of money to me.


Dodgy descriptions... Mmmm maybe its just you who are too fussy! Bought from this company many times and never had a problem with their customer services. When there has been an issue with a product they have resolved it instantly.


Personally ive had no problems with this company and all their sites for all the times ive used them, and delivery was quicker than expected too.

HP Dvrless FDD/1.44MB Floppy Drive ext USB £12.66 delivered @ Laptops Direct
Found 19th Feb 2009Found 19th Feb 2009
Hope it's useful to someone..... the guff..... The Compaq USB 1.44-MB External Diskette Drive is a double-sided micro diskette disk drive featuring simple one-cable connection via … Read more

Link please to the £3 delivered floppy Ta D


if your pc was 10 years it would have a floppy ....I have data from a few years back on floppies so this is ideal to read them.... not garbage at all....:p:p


this is garbage now unless ur using a pc 10 years old... useless


All these types of progs are available on bootable cd's full of tools.


Dell brand new USB floppy sell for £3 on ebay.

Samsung Q45 (refurbished) | 12" | dual core | 320gb hdd | 3gb ram | £ 429.97 (was £ 689.97) | Laptops Direct
Found 19th Feb 2009Found 19th Feb 2009
Laptop or netbook? 2% Quidco cashback! Condition: As New I wanted to purchase originally a netbook (Samsung NC10). Then I have seen my neigbours 12" Dell and it was still small … Read more

I am very happy with this laptop. I have mine for a week now and would recommend it anyone! Oh, and the condition of mine was like brand new ones!


Good deal. Ordered one and it looks great. Can't tell it from new really.


im liking the q210 cos of the hdmi output


I own this, I have since Oct 07.. Its great, I recently cracked the screen which cost me £100 to replace but its a suberb bit of kit... The screen is nice and bright and has a good viewing range. The only downside is only having 2 usb ports which may or may not matter to you.. The glossy top also marks really easily.. The battery last about 4 hours under normal use with 2/3rds brightness with Wifi on.. I did invest in a second battery which cost me £40 from ebay which means its great even on long journeys.. This bad boy is fast too, often have IE, Powerpoint, Excel and Email all open at the same time no slow down at all.. I own an NC10 too and have to say that part of me just wishes I had bought a 3 rd battery for the Q45.... instead.. but I now just carry both units around with me when I travel.. HOWEVER i think you can buy the new q210 for about £500 (Staples Instore) which has the Nvicia 9200 and HDMI built in.. so if gaming is your thing might be worth the extra £70


Technical Specification Processor Intel Core 2 Duo T5550 / 1.83 GHz RAM 3 GB DDR2 SDRAM - 667 MHz - PC2-5300 ( 1 x 1 GB + 1 x 2 GB ) Hard Drive 320 GB - Serial ATA-150 Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Screen 12.1' TFT 1280 x 800 ( WXGA ) Optical Drive DVD±RW (+R double layer) / DVD-RAM with LightScribe Technology Graphics Intel GMA X3100 Bluetooth Yes Camera Integrated - 1.3 Megapixel Warranty 1 year warranty Comparison with netbooks [COLOR="SeaGreen"]Pros[/COLOR] 12" screen (don't know if it is good or bad) CD/DVD drive huge HDD (320 GB) huge RAM (3 GB) processor (dual core) 6 cell battery bigger resolution (1280 x 800 WXGA) Windows Vista Home Premium (don't know if it is good or bad) [COLOR="Red"]Cons[/COLOR] 12" screen (don't know if it is good or bad) only 2 USB ports Windows Vista Home Premium (don't know if it is good or bad) weight 1.86 kg Reviews (some of them for a different specification),39030093,49293614,00.htm

Asus EEEPC 512MB 2GB White Netbook (refurbished) - £99.97 + Delivery @ Laptops Direct
Found 18th Feb 2009Found 18th Feb 2009
You can top up the onboard 2GB storage with a 16GB SD Card which should cost ~£16 at "The Eee PC defies all expectations, particularly for a device that's nominally aimed… Read more
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[FONT="Verdana"]No probs mate and glad to hear your all sorted out now. :-D Cheers, Scotty Boy! :thumbsup:[/FONT]


Thanks Scottyboy but it's ok now. I took Linux off pronto and put XP on there and now it runs like a dream I love it! Have it switched on and on the net in under 60 seconds. At this price I would recommend getting one, a few mucky marks were easily cleaned off and it came with 12 month guarantee :thumbsup: BTW This deal hasnt expired it still seems to be available


[FONT="Verdana"]You might want to consider reinstalling the operating system on the netbook and downloading the latest patches off of the Linux repositories on the internet (if you've not already done that) - I know this series has an integrated 10MB/100MB ethernet network card, so at least you can get it on the internet with a network cable connection...just an option for you to consider. Would it possible for you to take digital photos of the netbook so other members can get an idea of what state they potentially could be if they purchase them. PS - I'm assuming that the noise your hearing is the fan within the unit and if so you can get a BIOS update for it, to provide better fan management - if I remember correctly the integrated tools with the Linux distribution did not properly manage the fan usage but there was also a utility created over on the ASUS EEE User Community forum which also assisted with addressing that as well (think it had to have the BIOS updated though but could be wrong). Cheers, Scotty Boy! :thumbsup:[/FONT]


I ordered mine yesterday afternoon and it arrived today just after 4pm so impressed with delivery. On the otherhand I would not describe the netbook as "as new" its obviously been used and not just the once, it hadnt even been cleaned up and was covered in dirty marks! Have not yet been able to connect to my wireless router as it just says Pending when I try to connect. Ive checked the asuseee forum and this seems to be a common fault and I'm hoping to get it sorted otherwise my new eee is off back to laptopsdirect! It's also very noisy and took 5 minutes to shut down but maybe thats just me being too fussy!


This has not expired... reported post... Rang up and still have plenty in stock! I am calling for one on the way home!

Sony VAIO VGN-NR38M Laptop - Dual core, 2gb RAM, 250gb hard drive £349 @ Laptops Direct
Found 14th Feb 2009Found 14th Feb 2009
This is a cracking price for a Sony VAIO, not bad spec either: Processor - Intel Pentium T2390 1.86 GHz Dual-Core RAM - 2 GB (installed) (max) - DDR2 SDRAM Hard Drive - 250 GB Op… Read more

You need to state refurbished in the title me thinks.:thumbsup:


Get one of the stylish Dells instead then? :whistling:


that's how sony makes their profit.:whistling:


I would rather have a stylish sony than an ugly dell


not such a good deal, better laptops oat Dell for the same money or even better deals at dell outlet!

Lenovo Ideapad S10 Netbook 160GB HD 1GB Ram Win XP Home - £279.97 + Del @ Laptops Direct
Found 24th Jan 2009Found 24th Jan 2009
Lenovo's much anticipated S Series netbook is finally here. And it's designed to keep pace with your busy lifestyle possibly even simplify it. At a mere 1.25Kg and about one inch… Read more

Cheaper here (with free delivery): ][COLOR=#123889]Lenovo IdeaPad S10e 1.6GHz 1GB 160GB W'less B'tooth XP 10.1" - £278.89 @ eBuyer[/COLOR]


Actually, may be cheaper at dabs when factoring in Delivery...

Acer Aspire 5920G Laptop, 4gb, Blu Ray, 250gb Hard drive,Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 / 2 GHz, web cam £499,99 free delivery @ laptopsdirect
Found 24th Jan 2009Found 24th Jan 2009
platform Technology Intel Centrino Duo System Type Notebook Width 36.4 cm Height 4.4 cm Weight 3 kg Localisation United Kingdom Processor Processor Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 /… Read more
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It says: Acer Aspire 5920G Laptop - LX.AQB0X.612 Acer website specs: AS5920G-6A4G25Bi LX.AQB0X.612 Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium, Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T5750 (2.0 GHz, 667MHz FSB, 2MB L2 Cache), 15.4" WXGA Acer CrystalBrite™ LCD TFT, 2*2GB RAM, 250GB 5400rpm 5400 Hard Disk Drive, Blu-Ray / 8X DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive, ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 3470, Intel® PRO/wireless 3945ABG network connection (dual-band tri-mode 802.11a/b/g), 6 cell Li-ion Battery, 5 in 1 card reader (SD), (MMC), (MS), (MS PRO), (XD), 0.3 MP Crystal Eye Webcam Cold though - £479 - I bought the one without blu-ray but everything else the same for £402 (+ £70 voucherback @ cdiscount) - its currently at the acer repair centre!!!


It's got a dedicated graphics card.


Hmm, summary states Graphics - ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 3470 (Dedicated) , Tech spec's state Graphics Processor Intel GMA X3100 (onboard)

Acer Aspire 5920G Laptop - Was £645, Now £449.98 Including Delivery @ Laptops Direct! SAVE £195 - Dedicated Graphics ATI 3470, Blu-Ray
Found 8th Jan 2009Found 8th Jan 2009
This is a brilliant spec for the price, and after seeing a recent deal which didn't seem like particularly good value for money I decided to post one of my own. This laptop will pl… Read more
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mods please expire, now £490 give or take


why no bluetooth?


Sneaky *******s, I may as well make this expired


Not long at all: £479 now (there is a £449 model but lower spec and no Blu Ray)


i agree - i'm pretty sure it has, this deal is on a sister site to acer direct and the specs seem to match up for this model, probably added the card so it runs blu-ray, as the X3100 would struggle a lot! this card has the Unified Video Decoder (UVD) for Blu-ray™ and HD DVD at full HD 1080p

LG L246WH - flat panel display - TFT - 24" 1920x1200, HDMI - £ 241.97 @ Laptops Direct
Found 29th Dec 2009Found 29th Dec 2009
Features # Device Type - Flat panel display / TFT active matrix # Colour - Black # Dimensions (WxDxH) - 56 cm x 27 cm x 44.5 cm # Weight - 9.6 kg # Diagonal Size - 24" - widescree… Read more

hmm im not gonna vote but could be cos dell had a monitor on for £140 and it was 23'' this ent full hd monitors r falling in price atm as well.....when our exchange rate is fixed from the eco crysis i think we will be getting these near £180 if not less.....


Why is this being voted cold? It's not a duplicate and compared to the likes of Ebuyer you're saving yourself 50 quid. :?

Lenovo Thinkpad SL500 - £419.97 @ Laptops Direct
Found 26th Dec 2008Found 26th Dec 2008
* Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo T5670 / 1.8 GHz ( Dual-Core ) * RAM - 2 GB (installed) / 3 GB (max) - DDR2 SDRAM - 667 MHz - PC2-5300 * Hard Drive - 160 GB - Serial ATA-150 … Read more

True, the contractors attached to our unit in the gulf had Lenovo's. The only thing tougher and more bulletproof than them were our Panasonic Toughbooks, and they are waaaaaaay more expensive!!!!!:-D


Lenovo's are revered by 'tour of duty' contractors and consultants everywhere - not the best looking but absolutely bullet proof. What a great price for such a laptop. :)


Well still. You could get better specs for this price though.


Quality brand, Thinkpads were IBM, Lenovo bought the brand name and continued to make them and now do their own designs and range. I currently have a lightweight titanium Z60t. Bit of a strange one this SL model though, quite big and heavy for a business machine. Thinkpads tend to have screens lacking in brightness, matt finish, good for documents but not so good for pictures or video. This model is obviously at the cheaper end, good price for a Thinkpad but not quite sure which bracket it fits in as you can get more bang for buck for the home market.


Ehhh...No, not in a laptop.

Acer Aspire 8930G Gemstone Blue Laptop For £731.97 @laptops Direct (£746.95 delivered)
Found 14th Dec 2008Found 14th Dec 2008
Acer Aspire 8930G-844G32Bn Gemstone Blue Laptop for £731.97 + £14.97 P&P for next day delivery = £746.95 you can get £10 delivery but it is for up to 5 working days, this is ne… Read more

yep, i got it. its the best laptop i had. it looks good although no metals like aliminium. but it still looks very nice. its really fast, i ran cod4 1400x900 max, and a few other games. also my main reason to get it was for it being a desktop replacement an good for movies. its 18.4" 1920x1080 full HD and 16:9 screen. so its a really good scren for watching movies as they are full screen with no blacks at the top or bottom. and its good as a desktop replacement aswell because of the screen size and specs. i also like the 9600m gt for games, and the 4gb ddr3 ram makes it quick. and 320gb is enough to store all te films i keep on my pc.


owais did you receive it then ??? is it good ?


well, the price is gone up now to £950, lucky that i got it when it was £730 :)


Lovely spec. I find this interesting though, "True 5.1 surround sound through six speakers", they would all be in front of you though lol. Voted hot.


big laptop but great deal. thanks for posting. Very tempting. I wonder if the 18" laptops will be unpopular as they are too big to really take anywhere whereas the 16" laptops are still heavy but are mobile at a pinch

Sony VAIO AR61S Laptop - VGNAR61S for £759.97 @ Laptops DIrect
Found 22nd Nov 2008Found 22nd Nov 2008
This is a great price for a laptop with these features, anyone who is looking for a new laptop myself included would not go wrong with getting this. A dual core processor, Vista, … Read more

lmao at x12 blu ray writer obviously well informed:whistling:


As i have already pointed out the HP by itself at £770 is a bit rich for my liking but as Play are offering 5% at the moment (you can find the voucher in these forms in any play offer) which makes the machine 731.50 and during november hp is offering £100 cash back on certain machines over £600 this being one of them and therefore making this machine £631.50, £120 cheaper that sony machine. Factor in the £50 the you are saying to double the ram that makes it £170 cheaper. Might as well make them equal by adding a 80gb external HDD for the hp to make it fair so let say and that is still £140 cheaper The HP has a much better graphics card that the sony, and at this price point it is the graphics cards that really seperate the machine. I know that you are claiming that the Sony has a better processor but in the bench mark test that i have read the sonys processor actually comes out on top, not by much but still better. As for the blu ray writer as i pointed out they are still very over priced which makes this sony over priced for the other hardware that you get in but if you really did want a blu ray writer then you could always buy an external starting at £115 still making the HP machine cheaper and better simple due to the graphics card


There are some stupid people on this site, who just vote cold without even thinking... The HP you are talking about is £770, has less HDD space and does not include a Blu Ray writer (it does't matter about the writing speed of the Blu Ray (as it still will write DVDs/CDs faster) the main thing is it is a writer.. This is a laptop that is £1400 usually and is at this discount price.. Now concerning your statement about RAM, These guys have a double memory offer and you could easily get another 2GB for around £50. But lets not forget that a 32 bit OS only shows 3.3GB of RAM. So with this laptop you get an extra 80GB HDD space, a better processor, Bluetooth & Blu Ray Writer. But I have to say that the HP deal is a good deal, but this a Sony Vaio and comparing two different makes that are totally different compared to there build. I find HPs to be very bulky and my personal preference is a Vaio, but each to there own.


Didnt notice that but that alone is not worth an extra £120 especially when you consider the step up in graphics card you are getting in the hp and the extra 2gb or ram. Also i believe that the blu ray writer in the machine is a bit old already as it only burns at 2x and i read that you can get 12x writers, obviously they are going to cost a lot more but before i get a blu-ray burner i will wait at least a year until the price come down drastically but i guess the fact that it has the writer makes the price a bit more resoanable


Not to forget the SONY will also burn Blu Ray discs

LG W2452T - flat panel display - TFT - 24" £199.97 + del. £9.95 (also available 2% quidco)
Found 15th Nov 2008Found 15th Nov 2008
Cheapest I could find this model and very cheap for a Branded 24" monitor. Excellent monitor for gaming 5ms response time, very good viewing angles General Display Type Flat pane… Read more

Pretty good! LG make some of the worst and best panels but looking around this is at a seriously cheap price compared to what it launched at. Could well be worth a punt.

Toshiba Satellite Pro L300-1AF - Pentium Dual Core T3200 2 GHz - 15.4 Inch : £329.97 @ Laptops Direct
Found 13th Nov 2008Found 13th Nov 2008
Meet the Satellite Pro L300, it's ideal if you're looking for a good, uncomplicated laptop for work and home. It comes with all of Toshiba's renowned quality and feels expensive bu… Read more

It's not even the same range - L300 versus A120!


I thought that the review was usfeul because it tells you about the construction. The spec for this version is shown on the OP link...


It does need more RAM, but that review is old, and it is for an even more basic Satelllite pro A120 - a Celeron based machine, with even less RAM!


Needs a £20 RAM upgrade but gets good review here...


not knowing owt about laptops - is this any good?

Samsung R560 Laptop - NP-R560-AS02UK - £649.97 @ Laptops Direct
Found 4th Nov 2008Found 4th Nov 2008
Hi,i ve seen previous posting of this product for 669.53.However ive noticed cheaper price from leading laptop reseller Laptops Direct for 649.97.So i decided to share this deal fo… Read more
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As opposed to these quality reviews for Laptops Direct:roll: ] The price you qouted ain't that great either, I found a deal over £10 cheaper and here's where you can buy at a similar price:thumbsup: ]|200:r560|72:r560|276:r560|x;;; You asked why cold not me, if you don't like the answer then don't ask the question:whistling:


Many costumers had problems with saveonsamsung, not new laptops,no replacement for faulty ones and more ,didnt recomend it as review and satisfaction of reseller is really bad


At least you said :thumbsup:


Delivery is an extra £9.99, unless you add an 'extra item' to your basket to get free delivery. Making total price £659.96 As well as that cheaper here:thumbsup: ]


Why cold???

Asus Eee PC 4GB Black Netbook (also available in White for cheaper!)
Found 22nd Oct 2008Found 22nd Oct 2008
Quidco at 2% is also worth taking for that little bit extra White version is £5 cheaper if preferred I have been looking for these for a while and ended up going for a Acer Aspir… Read more

No I am not connected in anyway. In the same way as I am not connected to Amazon (one of my other posts). Having looked around they were both the cheapest I could find for instock items. You will need to add delivery onto the price for Dabs (£5.99), which is fine if you are in a rush, if your not then why not save the money


Voting tepid I'm afraid! An okay price, but it's the same price as other retailers i.e., and only £5 cheaper than PCWorld where you can pick it up the same day rather than having to wait 10 days for delivery or pay large delivery fees. Ebuyer used to sell then for under £150 delivered, but are now out of stock (it's I believe a discountinued model). Just out of interest redding43, are you in anyway connected with LaptopsDirect as everyone of your posts seem to be about them, or do you just really love them as a retailer? Rufus.

Toshiba Satellite Pro A300D-131 Laptop
Found 5th Sep 2008Found 5th Sep 2008
The Satellite Pro A300D is the perfect choice for small or medium sized businesses, if it?an all-round package at an affordable price that you? after this is it! The Satellite Pro… Read more

Looks good to me - any other views out there?


If you vote cold, could you please explain why so I can understand what to look for etc. Likewise if hot lol. Thank you

Laptop Lenovo N200 T5750, 2GB, 160GB, DVDRW, Camera 1.3, BT, Fingerprint Reader ,6-cell battery  XP Prof
Found 3rd Sep 2008Found 3rd Sep 2008
Top quality for just over £400 * Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 / 2 GHz ( Dual-Core ) * RAM - 2 GB (installed) / 3 GB (max) - DDR2 SDRAM - 667 MHz - PC2-5300 ( 2 x 1 GB … Read more

400 quid and no graphics card? no thanks


nice to hear it as it was probably my post ;) this has 2gb, faster cpu (1.66ghz v 2.0ghz) and XP prof.I am not sure about camera too in the previous deal. I would contact Lenovo regarding the screen.I am sure they will not leave you alone ;)


Bad price, good laptop. I got a Lenovo N200 (T5450, GeForce Go 7300) for £320 in July. As far as I can tell the build quality is solid, but that's only based on two months of use. The screen is a bit off colour for me, not matter how much I try to calibrate it it always seems to give a slight blue tint (unless I put a different tint on) and increased saturation over my monitor, another annoyance is that the volume button can't be held, it has to be pressed repeatedly, which makes for slow volume changes if you use the buttons. Apart from that it is a very nice laptop though.


Txx, Xxx models are for business.. known in the old days as IBM Thinkpads. The Nxx models are targetted for non business use (=home use). The business models have higher quality components and can take quite a bit of bashing about. The more expensive T models (about 3 pricing points ranging from entry business, medium and high end business) have titanium steel chasis and the case is very rigid as a result...great for those business people who carries a laptop by its corner , either by the base or by the screen (ouch!!!) and walk along the office aisle. Likewise the N series have about 2/3 pricing points for design and durability, rather like Dells with the various brand names.


I had lenovo n100, I have got 2 Toshibas and I have worked on Compaqs and Dells as well ...although Dell's XPS is a good one, the cheaper Inspirons and Vostros are... just cheap laptops - poor screen, average keyboard and quality build.I don't say they are bad but definately not up to the Lenovo's standards. If someone does not see that , must be a Dell's owner or never worked on a good laptop. Sorry I do not want to offend anybody and I will consider Dell while upgrading.However, I will take Dell into account not because of quality but price only.

Panasonic Toughbook 30 - Core 2 Duo L7500 1.6 GHz (was : £3375.97 you save : £341.00)
Found 4th Aug 2008Found 4th Aug 2008
Out in the field or down in the dirt, the durable Panasonic Toughbook 30 is built to take a beating. This brawny workhorse is encased in magnesium alloy, with durability designed i… Read more
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amen. Grrrrr :x


would be a great deal if it worked at the temperature the offer is now at. :D


I agree completely. There are so many professions that have a use for these things...plumbers, electricians etc. The comments about buying 10 computers and recycling through them is stupid to say the least. Imagine having to transfer all your data from a broken laptop to a new one everytime you dropped a hammer on it or something similar. Doesn't make sense. This laptop is not meant for the general public. It was designed out of a need so there's no point comparing it or the price to your standard laptop. It specialist and the price reflects this.


Bah, it's not even 16:9.


True Dat :x

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