Please recommend a laptop £500


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I have been through so much information and different forums on here but more confused than ever. Any help appreciated.

What is your budget? Max £500

What size laptop do you want? Standard
(In terms of screen size)
Netbooks are usually less than 11"
Ultraportable laptops are usually 11" to 13"
Standard laptops are usually 14" to 16"
Desktop Replacements are usually over 17"

Do you have resolution requirements? None
For example "must display 1080"

Do you want a matte or glossy (reflective) screen? dont mind

What will you be using the laptop for? Daughters school work and some games, maybe stream laptop to tv to catch up with missed programs
For example, Browsing, Gaming, Word Processing, Video Editing, Web/Graphic Design

If you will be gaming, what games do you need to play? Just basic games

How long does the battery need to last? Not too short

Does it need to be portable? Mainly home use so not too much of a worry
Will you be taking it out and about or just leaving it at home on a desk

Do you require Blu-Ray? No

Do you require HDMI output? Yes

Do you have a preferred brand? Like sony in past but adapatble.
For example Dell, HP, Acer

Are there brands you would prefer to avoid? Acer, had 2 and both with problems

Would you be happy with a refurbished laptop? No

Any other details you feel necessary... Colour; Webcam; Good quality speakers; general spec: CPU, RAM, HDD space, SSD; Operating System or anything else you can think of. Like a laptop to be as quick as possbible and in HD

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