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    Laptop advice appreciated..

    Hi all,
    I've been asked for advice on a big purchase my brother wants to make but honestly I'm not so wise when it comes to this grade / spec range. I aim to email him a link to this thread if you can help.....
    He is looking at Toshiba P300s and found one at pixmania (link will follow).
    He has a budget of about £800 and wants the best he can get for this..
    All help / advice appreciated.....
    Rep for helpful replies...

    If you think there is a better deal or better laptop by all means let us know.
    Cheers.

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    Original Poster

    ]Pixmania

    Spec:
    RAM 4 GB
    Operating System Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium
    Cache Memory 3 MB
    Processor Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8600
    2.4 GHz clock speed
    1066 MHz front-side bus
    Hard drive 2 x 320 GB for total of 640 GB
    Smart-equipped
    Video Card ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 integrated graphics
    Screen 17.0-inch TruBrite WXGA+ widescreen LCD
    1440 x 900 pixel resolution
    High brightness
    Memory Card Reader 1 x 5-in-1 Bridge Media slot (supports SD Cards up to 16 GB, Memory Stick up to 256 MB, Memory Stick Pro up to 4 GB, MultiMedia Card up to 2 GB and xD-Picture Card up to 2 GB)
    Optical Disk Reader DVD Super Multi drive (Double Layer)
    USB 4 x USB 2.0
    Modem/Ethernet Port 1 x RJ-45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
    i-Link 1 x i.LINK (IEEE 1394)
    TV Output 1 x TV-out (S-video)
    WLAN 802.11a/g/Draft-N Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR
    PCMCIA 1 x ExpressCard slot
    Additional features Feather-touch white LED media controls
    Harman Kardon speakers
    1.3 MP webcam and integrated microphone
    Size 398 x 288 x 38.9 mm
    Weight 3.35 kg

    Advice don't buy from pixmania!

    vinnyabdn;4510202

    ]Pixmania


    If you want to buy from them i suggest contacting TOSHIBA first just to confirm that SHOULD you need to make a warranty claim then you wouldn't need to go through PIXMANIA but go direct via TOSHIBA, If so then buy from them otherwise keep looking.

    Check out [url]www.whatlaptop.co.uk[/url] and go through the review pages and eventually you will get to the £800 laptops! It will give you a rough idea of what's out there and a good review to boot!

    Original Poster

    Understood and appreciated re pixmania, Cheers..
    similar at ]laskys
    What are they like?

    vinnyabdn;4510278

    Understood and appreciated re pixmania, Cheers..similar at ]laskysWhat … Understood and appreciated re pixmania, Cheers..similar at ]laskysWhat are they like?



    Same group as comet.

    Original Poster

    Cheers for help so far, link on it's way to my bro.
    I need some ZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz's,
    I'll get back to this tomorrow sometime.
    night...

    forums.notebookreview.com or something... fill out the FAQ requirements post it...watch the advice flow in.

    EDIT oh and I agree about pixmania...they are a nightmare to deal with.

    Original Poster

    Xiwt;4513888

    forums.notebookreview.com


    Looks good,

    Thanks to all for the help and Repped..... :thumbsup:
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