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  • Zepto Znote 6324W budget laptop PC

    If you know what you want in a laptop and have a budget to stick to wouldn’t you like to pick and choose elements of your laptop to suit? Zepto notebooks are built to…

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Medion Akoya S5610 review

    With the Medion Akoya S5610 you get a lot of laptop for the money – a £599 2GHz Centrino 2 notebook with 15in glossy widescreen.

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Toshiba Satellite A100-062 laptop

    A bulky but portable and inexpensive laptop from Toshiba, Toshiba's Satellite A100-062 is a good-looking PC, but our review found some flaws.

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Dell XPS 15 L502X review

    For multimedia buffs, the Dell XPS 15 L502X is a generally solid addition to Dell's line of consumer laptops with a little added oomph in performance.

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Samsung R540 review

    The Samsung R540 seems to target a demanding audience, since its CPU, GPU, and all-around performance can drive powerful applications and games. But a mediocre…

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • HP Pavilion dv6 review

    The HP Pavilion dv6 is a 15in laptop built for home entertainment.

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Toshiba Satellite L650-1DG PSK1EE review

    Toshiba's low-cost Satellite L650-1DG PSK1EE is a smart-looking mid-range laptop that offers good performance in our tests, but better value can be found elsewhere.

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • MSI FX600 review

    The MSI FX600 is a stylish, well built and comfortable 15.6in laptop that's suitable for work and play.

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • HP Pavilion dv3 review

    The budget-minded HP Pavilion dv3 laptop gets a lot of things right in its design and delivers just the right amount of style - not to mention supplying all the right…

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • HP Pavilion dv2 review

    The HP Pavilion dv2 is the first laptop to use AMD's Athlon Neo processor, delivering reasonable power, in a tiny notebook frame, for a moderate price - UPDATED 7…

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Lenovo IdeaPad U310 review

    The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 comes in multiple colours, sports a third-generation Intel processor, and won't break the bank - what more do you need? Here's our Lenovo…

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Asus X550LDV-XO610H budget laptop review

    A good desktop replacement laptop that will earn its keep without breaking the bank, we like the Asus X550. Here's our Asus X550LDV-XO610H review.

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Lenovo ThinkPad SL400 review

    The affordable, all-purpose Lenovo ThinkPad SL400 laptops offer much of the look and feel you'd expect from a more expensive ThinkPad.

    £598 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • HP ProBook 4520s review

    The HP ProBook 4520s is a stylish 15-inch business laptop. It is based on the Intel Core i3-350M processor, offers very good performance, and marries one-of-a-kind…

    £598 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Acer 5738DZG review

    The Acer 5738DZG is a 3D-enabled Windows 7 laptop.

    £590 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Samsung R580 review

    The Samsung R580 is a luxurious and powerful 15in-screen laptop, sporting Intel Core i3 processor and new nVidia graphics, and available for less than £600. Updated 3…

    £589 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Dell Vostro V131 review

    Dell's Vostro V131 is sedately handsome and a good performer, but has little else to distinguish it from the corporate-targeted ultraportable crowd.

    £589 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820T review

    The new Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820T is a 14-inch slim, lightweight mainstream laptop based on Intel's "Arrandale" Core i3-330M processor. It packs the performance of…

    £588 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Logiq 6-5032 ultraportable laptop review

    The Logiq 6-5032 offers good performance for the money, provided you're willing to forego gaming, and it has a good specification. It's let down severely when it…

    £586 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Asus V550C review

    The Asus impressed with its smart, svelte design and its good keyboard and trackpad, but it's Ivy Bridge processor is a bit of a let down. Read our Asus V550C review…

    £582 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10



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