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My new bargain laptop!

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  1. qubit

    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    Just got myself a HP dv6-1216sa laptop for a great price - and it's a beauty. :D

    There's a lot of horsepower under the bonnet and the basic specs are:

    15.6" 1366x768 screen
    AMD Turion X2 RM-74 CPU at 2.2GHz
    HD 4530 graphics
    4GB DDR2 RAM (expandable to 8GB)
    320MB HD
    TV tuner
    Vista Home Premium 32-bit (I'll replace this with Win7 Ultimate 64-bit from my Technet sub)
    and a very stylish shiny black case!
    FULL SPECS

    This is roughly £600 worth of laptop for £400.

    How did I get such a deal? This is a discontinued product and Microdirect have them under the HP Renew Program. Microdirect have lots of other models under this program, so just enter "hp renew" in the search box to find them all.

    If you get a bargain laptop of any kind, please share it here with the rest of us.

    EDIT: I've just checked and Microdirect are out of stock... I'm not surprised.
     
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  2. qubit

    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    Anyone? I build my own PCs too, but these babies are still handy to have around.

    In my case, it's especially useful for gaming when I go round to the computer club. It's so small, light and compact compared to lugging a desktop PC & monitor, which ain't gonna happen. And as you can see, with a Turion CPU & HD4530 graphics, it's got enough horsepower to play games at a decent framerate. :rockout:
     
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    HP? MOB AMD? No thanks man, at least until the newer gen is proved to be awesome
     
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    looks like a nice cheap gamer :)
     
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    Why, what's wrong with it? I've only just bought it, so can return it for a full refund.
     
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    lol, looks very nice !
     
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