help need advice on laptop, with great batt life?

  marklafunk 22:23 16 Jun 09
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Hi All

I am new to this, so bear with me!!

I am getting rid of my desktop PC with the below spec, and I am going travelling for a couple of years in Motorhome, and need a Good laptop, with a very good battery life, and if poss one I can charge of 12V system!

THe laptop will be used for internet (wifi & mobile) photoshop, picture editing, and camcorder video editing, maybe some web design/ page updating, and music, to listen and also I use the Cubase music system, i'm a musician who records on seperate digital desk and then will upload tracks and edit them on laptop. I have a sepearet extenal hard drive to store most of music and pic's but want a fast running and good RAM machine, good HHD bonus.. but the main thing is battery life too, as this is very important.

I have looked on which at two samsung laptops R522 or Q320, that seem pretty good..

my budget is not highest for spec i need but max around £700 can be pushed couple of hundred more if really required.

Please help!??

Regards mark


EXISTING sPEC'S
EZ Cool Alpine 1 Silver ATX case
Intel Pentium 4 630 3Ghz
Asus P5GDC Deluxe
Gen Ram 512Mb
Seagate Barracuda 160Gb Hard Drive
Gen DVD-RW & CD-RW16x8x16 + Dual layer 8.4Gb
Radeon X300 128MB AGP Graphics Card

  wjrt 23:19 16 Jun 09

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would not worry too much about battery life as you can run/charge laptop with a cheap 12volt 150 watt inverter via the cigarette lighter or in more modern vehicles the 12v socket. maplins or similar retail outlet about £20

  wjrt 23:31 16 Jun 09

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  laurie53 07:53 18 Jun 09

Samsungs have good battery life.

I have a Q210 and it does what it says on the tin.

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