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#1 aod_

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 05:45 AM

I'd like to replace my desktop PC with a laptop.

I have a budget of up to about 500 and would like something fairly quick and reliable, and also a compatible docking station / port replicator.

I'll be buying an external hard drive to put my data on, and regularly transporting the laptop between 2 locations. I don't need and O/S as I have retail Windows 7.

Can anyone suggest anything?

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#2 killerx525

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 07:00 AM

TOSHIBA R850-16H - $540 inc VAT. All laptops nowadays include the OS.

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Posted 16 September 2011 - 02:07 PM

The Acer Aspire series I have had mine for a year now, and it's working great for $500 CAN (250 gb hard drive, 4 gb RAM, I think 16.5" screen, can't remember the rest.

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#4 killerx525

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Posted 16 September 2011 - 07:20 PM

Acer's build quality isn't that good as Toshiba's build quailty hence the reason why your basically paying more for the Toshiba.

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System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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