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1st time laptop buyer, just looking for advice


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Hi, as per above I am looking at buying a Laptop. My budget is up to £350 but will go higher if absolutely necessary.

The laptop will be used for the internet/email. Not looking at playing any games.

The laptop must have

1) good battery life
2) Be able to connect to a Netgear DG834G Router wirelessly so must have built in wireless networking capabilities.
3) Must have decent ram (mb)
4) Decent size hard drive - roughly 160gb
5) Comes with Operating system (Vista or XP)
6) Screen size of 15" minimum.

Anyone know of any current deals.

Cheers guys.


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I just received a Samsung R510 from Amazon yesterday for £375. Does everything I need it to do. It has the spec you require plus a little more.
There's another two versions of the same model of this laptop but IMO the price difference for the extra RAM and HDD wasn't worth it.

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