Best place to buy a laptop?

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  1. muzzadj

    muzzadj POW!

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    As title says..

    Anyone know of any cheap websites they can recommend? Or ways I can get one discounted by saying i'm a student or anything like that?
     
  2. drp81

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    ebuyer's pretty good, got mine from there for a decent price. not sure about student discounts but it's worth a look...
     
  3. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    In store at PC World etc... Is your best bet
     
  4. bn14

    bn14 Well-Known Member

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    i recently went into pc world ended up getting a compaq cq57 for £220 when it was up for £300. Prob old stock, laptop isn't top notch but ok for my needs. Go in store and speak to them.
     
  5. dirty breaks

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    http://store.apple.com/uk

    you get money off by buying it through your uni or college if they signed up to the discount scheme.
     
  6. rysk

    rysk Part-time waster

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    lol no, trust me...i know how they operate, soon ill be one of them. Any advice they offer will be solely in their best interest, not yours. Plus you can ALWAYS get a better deal online.

    what sorta thing you lookin for muzza?
     
  7. EWOKS

    EWOKS POTATOES GONNA POTATE

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    agreed ... pc world really isnt your best bet ..
     
  8. greddie

    greddie Super Sir Loin

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    laptop shop, you'll find it on laptop street in the laptop district
     
  9. Dubsta

    Dubsta Well-Known Member

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    currys are ok....depends on what you want it for,.....me for example....i only use my laptop for storing tracks and using the web so i got a cheap £400 job which does the job......if its for production i'd get a better one of course....
     
  10. SLow

    SLow Quadrospazzed life-glug

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    DeeGun Верховный Совет

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    Dear Mr.Howard, we at PC World wish you the best of luck in your future endeavours.

    You´re fired.
     
  12. Jwood27

    Jwood27 VICTIM

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    online mate, find specs you want and shop around for the best deal
     
  13. Naib

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    PC world is convenience shopping, you pay a premium for being able to buy there and then from a selection of meh brands - only really use PCworld when something like my monitor/keyboard/mouse... dies and I kinda need it right now. for schedualed upgrade or something wearing out, ie I can wait upto 5days: ebuyer,yoyo-tech, overclockers ... whoever has what I want and the price I can accept

    As for laptops... if you really want to pay the convenience tax sure walk into PCWorld/Currys/Comet otherwise I would recommend http://laptopsdirect.co.uk acer are a good brand for a general purpose home laptop