New or refurb for laptop

  joey0301 12 Jun 11
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Hi, I'm looking to get a laptop to use for studying, running CD roms, watching DVDs, internet/email, not gaming but I'm likely to have a few things running at the same time.

I would like to pay £250-£300. I would love some opinions and advise on the ones below I've found and anything else anyone can recommend.

Also is refurb a good option?

Thanks

http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/LenovoG5601087833.html

http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/emachines-eme732z-08702365-pdt.html

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Emachines-E640-15-6-Home-Computing-Laptop-/110691727210?pt=UKComputingLaptops_EH&hash=item19c5bdb76a

  sunnystaines 12 Jun 11

only ever know two people get refurs laptops, both had problems, i will not touch them.

  SB23 12 Jun 11

For around the £300 price you could buy brand new, with a full 12 months guarantee. I've seen adverts advertising for around the £299 mark, but just can't remember what and where it was, not too mention despite what you've said what specs are more important to you.

  Ex plorer 13 Jun 11

Look at currys they are having a clear out. http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/laptops/315322630328xxxx/xx-criteria.html

  Ex plorer 13 Jun 11

Take a look at Dells offer and you can upgrade if you want link text

  Ex plorer 13 Jun 11

Take a look at Dells offer and you can upgrade if you want link text

  Crosstrainer2 13 Jun 11

Sunnystaines is right.

Forget refurb. Stuff is so cheap these days.....have a look here www.Toshiba.co.uk

Go for a satellite £250 then haggle about software!

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