need a new laptop confusion

  evprop 13 Dec 12
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Hi i have been struggling to find a laptop that fits my needs at a reasonable cost .... eg. under £600

I have managed to find a couple of options but would really like to hear anybodys thoughts to my examples below

im stuck....

out of these 2 specs here what you go for with my needs of browsing, watching media and using Adobe photoshop,illsutrator+dreamweaver?? OR do you think both of these are NOT ok???

Toshiba Satellite Pro L870-171

Intel® Core™ i5-3210M Dual Core Processor 17.3" HD+ Screen Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit 4GB DDR3 RAM 500GB HDD DVD Rewriter Dedicated 7670M Graphics PSKFPE-00400MEN

Acer Aspire V3-771G

Intel® Core™ i3-3110M Dual Core Processor 17.3" Full HD Screen Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit 6GB DDR3 RAM 500GB HDD Blu-Ray Dedicated GT 630M Graphics NX.M1ZEK.006

Greatly appreciate responses thanks

  Nontek 13 Dec 12

My choice - the Toshiba, mainly due to i5 as opposed to the other ones i3.

  rickf 13 Dec 12

I would prefer the Toshiba as it's i5 but have you checked out ones with AMD cpus with 4 or 6 cores. I would prefer 6 cores since you are intending to do intensive work with PS etc.' Lots of Ram say 6gig.

  finerty 09 Jan 13

You could try novatech or ebuyer

  finerty 09 Jan 13

and a little read herediff i3 and i5

  iscanut2 09 Jan 13

Your two choices are fine, although my preference would be Toshiba although more Ram would be useful to you.

  Ex plorer 12 Jan 13

Take a look here Toshiba for me also.

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