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youngratty

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I want to buy a new laptop but am bewildered by choice and stumped by lack of knowledge :whistling:

I've found 3 which are within my budget of £450 - and I know you get what you pay for, but here's what I have :-

Samsung R40 Intel Celeron 430 - £407
- Processor: Intel Celeron 430 - 1.7GHz, 1MB L2 Cache
- RAM: 512MB DDR2
- Hard Drive: 80GB
- Screen: 15.4" Widescreen TFT (1280x800 - 16:10)with Super Bright Technology
- Optical Drive: DVD±RW Super Multi Double Layer
- Graphics: Integrated Graphics supporting 128MB
- Wireless LAN: 802.11b/g
- Warranty: 1 Year
- Fast Ethernet 10/100
- 6-in-1 Flash Memory Card Reader
- S-Video Output


Dell Inspiron 1501.- £445

Mobile AMD Sempron technology 3500+
Genuine Windows® XP Home Edition - English
15.4" Wide Screen XGA TFT Display: 1280x800
1024MB 533MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM (2x512)
80GB (5,400rpm) Hard Drive
Fixed Internal 8X DVD+/-RW Drive including Software
ATI Radeon® Xpress 1150 256MB HyperMemory™
Dell™ Wireless 1390 802.11b/g Mini-PCI Card (for AMD Processors)
List N03152 - BSD 1501 (2)
56.6k V.92 Capable Internal Modem & Adapter

Voyager c340 Evesham £459.00

512MB SO DDR-2 667MHz memory
80GB SATA 5400RPM hard drive
Integrated graphics
15.4'' WXGA Widescreen display
DVD/CD-RW/Dual Layer DVD-RW Drive
Built-in audio and speakers
4 USB 2, VGA, Express card
Wireless 802.11bg (54Mbps)LAN
10/100 LAN
V90 56k modem
Bronze 1 year RTB warranty

I do a fair amount of film and photo editing, and run a couple of websites, but don't do gaming.

Is there much to choose between these three??
If anyone feels like throwing an opinion my way, I'd be really grateful to hear what you have to say?
Thanks heaps :blink:
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Opinions, humble or otherwise, are much appreciated!
Thanks Sean :whistling:
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