A laptop to take with me overseas to work - ideas please ?

  theoportoman 14:54 28 May 15
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Hi

I'm intending to work abroad in a few months and I need to buy a laptop to take. My general spec is : - something lightweight so my luggage allowance wont be affected too much - capacity for large file storage of documents and film storage - a decent processor to stream, and a monitor large enough to watch - built in webcam

The drawback ? No more than £500 (okay maybe slightly over)

I know there are some good articles on this site, but it anyone has personal recommendations please advise.

  tullie 17:39 28 May 15

Dont worry about luggage allowance,anything as valuble as this should be carried as hand luggage.

  wee eddie 19:26 29 May 15

You are likely to get more brownie points from your fellow workers if you have a battered old quality machine than a shiny new one that they are jealous of.

So, buy yourself a 3 year old Mac and distress it a little.

They'll think you're really cool and you'll have a first class machine that is unlikely to be nicked!

  mole1944 08:55 30 May 15

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