Centrino Laptop - any recommendations?

  ajm 00:17 25 Mar 04
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I am currently looking to get a Centrino-based laptop for approx £1000-1200 in the next few weeks. Just wanted to find out of anyone's expereriences in having a centrino laptop.

Have seen the Toshiba M30-304 from John Lewis for £1099 and am highly interested.

Any suggestions gratefully accepted

  JerryJay 00:39 25 Mar 04

Yes, Centrino-based Laptop is very good (I got one myself). The Toshiba one certainly looking very good, same price in Currys. If you do not have to go for big name, you could get more for the same money (i.e. to get a DVD writer etc) Novatech click here.

Just notice, the graphics on Novatech is not as good as Toshiba. Higrade is also worth looking click here

  Diodorus Siculus 08:10 25 Mar 04

I would second the view on novatech; excellent value for money, particularly if you already have an OS.

Also will depend on what you want it for - purely as a portable machine or a desktop replacement?

  byfordr 12:25 25 Mar 04

I will third Novatech. Occasionally Dell turn up with good offers always worth a check.

R

  FEEBS 14:56 25 Mar 04

My Toshiba Satellite A30 is brilliant, PC World £1199 (same price at all Dixon group outlets. 512 DDRam 40gb hard drive ( I'd have liked more)

  FEEBS 14:57 25 Mar 04

PS Forgot to mention 3.2ghz centrino mobile processor

  JerryJay 16:20 25 Mar 04

Feebs, you are really light years ahead of us. Where did you get it? The fastest Intel Centrino processor is 1.7ghz. Maybe you are conned.

  mikef. 18:18 25 Mar 04

I'll agree with novatech wclick here just got a 1.5 centrino for £880 more than impressed.(with operating system)

  mikef. 18:21 25 Mar 04

PS the A30 has a P4 mobile proccesor

  rickimalone 18:36 25 Mar 04

I THINK YOU MEAN THE POWER HUNGERY IN LAPTOP P4............................

  Diodorus Siculus 18:48 25 Mar 04

How did you manage that with the OS for £880; I paid £880 without an OS for their 155Ghz centrino :-(

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