Laptop Advice?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Pubteam Lomas, 27 Nov 2012.

  1. Pubteam Lomas

    Pubteam Lomas

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    Want to get my son (12 years-old) a laptop.
    I'm a bit of a technophobe, so any advice would be greatly appreciated.
    Basic usage will be Ultimate Team and homework.
    Problem is if it's slow and unresponsive, he won't use it.
    Was looking at spending around £300 - £350.
    Am I wasting my time at that price?
     
  2. Franny Lee's Barrel Chest

    Franny Lee's Barrel Chest

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    Go to the Dell website. You'll definitely find something suitable and at a decent price.
     
  3. Pubteam Lomas

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    Thanks for that.
     
  4. BlueBilly

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    I don't really know a lot about laptops but from experience you very much get what you pay for. My last one was a Dell that cost about £350 IIRC and it was shit. Brilliant for a month or two, then the battery life went down to about 20 minutes, the speakers broke, charger broke, I'd never buy one again.

    Using a Vaio now and it's brilliant, cost about £500 though. To contradict myself completely, a £350 laptop should be more than sufficient for a 12 year old.
     

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