Toshiba Satellite C40 14" Dual Core Intel Laptop (A1 Refurb) only £159.95 delivered (with discount code) @ Morgan Computers
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Toshiba Satellite C40 14" Dual Core Intel Laptop (A1 Refurb) only £159.95 delivered (with discount code) @ Morgan Computers

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Found 23rd Jun 2017
Use code : morg10 at checkout for discount to apply.

Hardly going to set the world alight with basic specs, but similar processor/screen models retail for around the £230 mark, so a good deal for A1 refurb in my opinion for anyone interested in a basic laptop for social media and basic productivity with decent battery life.

Windows 10 Home
Intel® Celeron® N3050 processor with Intel® Burst Technology 2.0
35.6cm (14.0”) , Toshiba TruBrite® HD TFT High Brightness display with LED backlighting and 16 : 9 aspect ratio
Solid State Drive 32 GB eMMC
Matt black finish with hairline pattern
2GB / Note: onboard , DDR3L RAM (1600 MHz)
Intel® HD Graphics
weight : 1.70 kg
W x D x H : 344 x 244.4 x 23.2 mm

Rated 7.9/10 on Expert Reviews, "It won’t break any performance records, but the 14in Satellite C40-C will be great for Office work on the move"

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Good review (7.9/10) at Expert Reviews [here]
Not to burst the bubble, but wouldn't touch it with a bargepole.

Windows 10 on a 32GB hard drive, plus word & excel and you're already nearing the limit of what you can store on there. Add on a few pictures, videos and music and you're just ducked.

honestly save an extra £50 and get something refurbed for around £220
Avoid. Very slow processor. In my opinion.
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thenineteenninety

Not to burst the bubble, but wouldn't touch it with a bargepole.Windows … Not to burst the bubble, but wouldn't touch it with a bargepole.Windows 10 on a 32GB hard drive, plus word & excel and you're already nearing the limit of what you can store on there. Add on a few pictures, videos and music and you're just ducked.honestly save an extra £50 and get something refurbed for around £220



I knew this was coming, this laptop clearly is not for you or for me. Whilst I have just splashed out that on an X240, not everyone needs a powerful laptop. This is a grade A1 (not an ex-lease) at a good price, for basic computing on the go with a longer battery life than my i5 Haswell processor can last.

Peeps have differing needs.
Edited by: "cicobuff" 23rd Jun 2017
cicobuff

I knew this was coming, this laptop clearly is not for you or for me. … I knew this was coming, this laptop clearly is not for you or for me. Whilst I have just splashed out that on an X240, not everyone needs a powerful laptop. This is a grade A1 (not an ex-lease) at a good price.



Regardless, I wouldn't touch it due to the CPU. Needing power or not.
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Musicrab

Avoid. Very slow processor. In my opinion.



Did I not specify it is a basic laptop? Can you find better for the price for those after exactly what it is?
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M0nk3h

Regardless, I wouldn't touch it due to the CPU. Needing power or not.



Try reading reviews, and what it is useful for before spouting such nonsense.
Alternative...
mcscom.co.uk/pro…-1/
Just need a USB keyboard&mouse ?
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Musicrab

Alternative...http://mcscom.co.uk/product/dell-venue-11-pro-7130-intel-core-i3-4020y-1-5ghz-4gb-ram-128gb-ssd-hdd-10-8-full-hd-touch-panel-win-8-1/Just need a USB keyboard&mouse ?



Where does your nonsense end? You are recommending a tablet, add the dock for £50 and it is £200, for that price you can turn round and say why not buy an i5 X240 laptop like I did and have a bigger screen and a 256GB SSD or spend an extra £30 and get a Thinkpad Helix Second Gen tablet with its dock.
cicobuff5 m ago

add the dock for £50


Dock optional; use USB keyboard and/or mouse; good CPU, memory and 128GB SSD; ok, screen is 11" but usable?
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Musicrab

Dock optional; use USB keyboard and/or mouse; good CPU, memory and 128GB … Dock optional; use USB keyboard and/or mouse; good CPU, memory and 128GB SSD; ok, screen is 11" but usable?



Portability an option?! Where can you find a low power 11hr 30mins runtime N3050 laptop for £160 elsewhere?

How many more times, refer back to #7 going round in circles here.

There is nothing here for you or me, your recommendation is apples vs oranges, you can of course buy a 4 year old gen 2 i3/i5 for this money you could retort...etc etc etc.
*gets the popcorn out*
cicobuff

I knew this was coming, this laptop clearly is not for you or for me. … I knew this was coming, this laptop clearly is not for you or for me. Whilst I have just splashed out that on an X240, not everyone needs a powerful laptop. This is a grade A1 (not an ex-lease) at a good price, for basic computing on the go with a longer battery life than my i5 Haswell processor can last.Peeps have differing needs.



​Its definitely not for me, but part of my day to day job is recommending laptops and telling ordinary people the reason why theyre so **** off with their cheap as **** laptop.

A deal is a deal, yes.. A **** laptop is also a **** laptop, and a deal becomes **** when the product is ****.
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thenineteenninety

Its definitely not for me, but part of my day to day job is recommending … Its definitely not for me, but part of my day to day job is recommending laptops and telling ordinary people the reason why theyre so **** off with their cheap as **** laptop.A deal is a deal, yes.. A **** laptop is also a **** laptop, and a deal becomes **** when the product is ****.



So, what would you recommend for £159 then? A four year old beat up laptop with zero battery life? Strange then that reviews do not think it or other budget N3050 laptops are crap.

As I said, it is not for me either, but for anyone after a new (A1 refurb) laptop rather than risking some old, power hungry laptop for doing basic computing on what is there not to like.

I already stated in my description header "Hardly going to set the world alight with basic specs, but similar processor/screen models retail for around the £230 mark, so a good deal for A1 refurb in my opinion for anyone interested in a basic laptop for social media and basic productivity with decent battery life."

So yes, a deal is a deal. Your own opinion on what makes a crap laptop is just simply that, your own opinion. For anyone after a low power laptop with excellent battery life to do such basic tasks on then it is an excellent deal compared to the usual £230 retail price of such.

Unless of course you can post anything better for a similar price in your so called day to day job. Perhaps try posting a few of those 'deals' on here instead of lurking.



Edited by: "cicobuff" 23rd Jun 2017
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hemelskonijn

http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/201956375641it can be had cheaper even when its a … http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/201956375641it can be had cheaper even when its a proper refurb.http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/Fujitsu-Lifebook-S752-Intel-Core-i5-3230M-2-6GHz-4GB-Ram-160GB-HDD-Webcam-Laptop-/282528547661?epid=0&hash=item41c803834d%3Ag%3Aff0AAOSwvjdZQ709&_trkparms=pageci%253Ae7ab5702-583b-11e7-bcbe-74dbd1800ed5%257Cparentrq%253Ad61014a015c0a86642a17669fffefb0e%257Ciid%253A4will kick proverbial butt...http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/Fujitsu-Lifebook-U772-Ultrabook-1-9GHz-320GB-32GB-SSD-14-Lightweight-Webcam-/162491891680?hash=item25d5457fe0%3Ag%3AOZsAAOSwWWxZAKWk&_trkparms=pageci%253Ae7ab5702-583b-11e7-bcbe-74dbd1800ed5%257Cparentrq%253Ad61014a015c0a86642a17669fffefb0e%257Ciid%253A14



*sigh* Once again...how many other times....Whilst you and I may be into buying older laptops (mine being a late-circa 2014) Thinkpad X240 i5 430U you are trying to compare apples to oranges.

Is there much point anyone that wants a basic laptop to risk spending £90 on a power hungry Ivy Bridge laptop with questionable battery life at that age for an ex-lease business laptop.

Whilst you and I may take such gambles, and personally I prefer newer ex-lease stuff...there are plenty of users out there that have no need for a powerful CPU, particularly ones as old as that which sap power.

Not much cop for what this particular N3050 is designed for, low power use.

I never posted this deal for it to turn into a comparison with bargain business laptops, there are plenty of other deal threads for that, each of which come with various pros and cautionary cons.
Edited by: "cicobuff" 23rd Jun 2017
cicobuff

*sigh* Once again...how many other times....Whilst you and I may be into … *sigh* Once again...how many other times....Whilst you and I may be into buying older laptops (mine being a late-circa 2014) Thinkpad X240 i5 430U you are trying to compare apples to oranges.Is there much point anyone that wants a basic laptop to risk spending £90 on a power hungry Ivy Bridge laptop with questionable battery life at that age for an ex-lease business laptop.Whilst you and I may take such gambles, and personally I prefer newer ex-lease stuff...there are plenty of users out there that have no need for a powerful CPU, particularly ones as old as that which sap power. Not much cop for what this particular N3050 is designed for, low power use.I never posted this deal for it to turn into a comparison with bargain business laptops, there are plenty of other deal threads for that, each of which come with various pros and cautionary cons.



your story would be true if not for specifically the last link i dropped having a low power mode switching the cpu down to 800mhz with the press of a button and with a usage of just over 1.5 Watt making it even at reduced speed a better system then the n3050's 6 Watts. The battery is also more powerful and thus runtime will be greater. weather or not the posted box is a good deal or not very much depends on individual wishes indeed but even then if there are better and cheaper options it is not much of a deal.
Seriously???? N3050 processor??? I would buy an abacus instead!
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hemelskonijn

your story would be true if not for specifically the last link i dropped … your story would be true if not for specifically the last link i dropped having a low power mode switching the cpu down to 800mhz with the press of a button and with a usage of just over 1.5 Watt making it even at reduced speed a better system then the n3050's 6 Watts. The battery is also more powerful and thus runtime will be greater. weather or not the posted box is a good deal or not very much depends on individual wishes indeed but even then if there are better and cheaper options it is not much of a deal.



Pointless trying to argue with someone that already has it in their head that a second hand 4-5 year old battered up business laptop would be more suitable for the target market, or for that matter one that gets their facts wrong. The run time is not greater, the battery will be heavier as will the laptop in question, especially considering its age. About the only fact you have right is that it is far more powerful...but once again...engage brain perhaps and understand EXACTLY WHAT THIS LAPTOP IS FOR.

For anyone that is interested instead of spending £160 on a business laptop then my advice is to be cautious on the condition and check the battery, you can end up spending a lot more getting it up to spec, involving taking the unit apart as there are many unscrupulous so called refurbishers out there, usually the ones that are not Microsoft Authorised Resellers (MAR's) and don't provide new refurbished Certificate of Authenticity (COA) Windows licences. Trusted sellers like ITZOO and Gigarefurb are two recommended ones.

I got better things to do this evening like watch Glastonbury and The Crystal Maze, and leave you with the stats from the U772.

http://i67.tinypic.com/whcqa8.png

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cicobuff

So, what would you recommend for £159 then? A four year old beat up … So, what would you recommend for £159 then? A four year old beat up laptop with zero battery life? Strange then that reviews do not think it or other budget N3050 laptops are crap. As I said, it is not for me either, but for anyone after a new (A1 refurb) laptop rather than risking some old, power hungry laptop for doing basic computing on what is there not to like.I already stated in my description header "Hardly going to set the world alight with basic specs, but similar processor/screen models retail for around the £230 mark, so a good deal for A1 refurb in my opinion for anyone interested in a basic laptop for social media and basic productivity with decent battery life."So yes, a deal is a deal. Your own opinion on what makes a crap laptop is just simply that, your own opinion. For anyone after a low power laptop with excellent battery life to do such basic tasks on then it is an excellent deal compared to the usual £230 retail price of such.Unless of course you can post anything better for a similar price in your so called day to day job. Perhaps try posting a few of those 'deals' on here instead of lurking.



​your deals cold mate
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thenineteenninety

your deals cold mate



Well observed, yours are none existent, and failing to answer the question just proves to me what sort of person you are.
Edited by: "cicobuff" 23rd Jun 2017
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