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Best Laptop For Around £400?

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A friend wants a decent laptop with the following uses;

What does he want to do?
"With the laptop I want to game on it and get a decent amount of FPS, Mainly for video editing + maybe a little gaming (like running average fps and performance speeds), decent battery life."
- Friend

What'ya got guys? XD

Thanks all, Danny.
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Nothing.

The fastest I found on Amazon used was this:
[ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pavilion-dv6-2113sa-Notebook-15-6-inch-Processor/dp/B0034G5G1U/ref=sr_1_16?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1297201663&sr=1-16"]HP Pavilion dv6-2113sa Notebook PC (15.6-inch Display, Windows 7 Home Premium, AMD Turion II M620 Processor, 4 GB DDR2 RAM, 500GB HDD, ATI Radeon HD 4530 Graphics, up to 4 Hours Battery): Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories[/ame]

It probably won't be able to reach medium settings playable in most games (http://www.notebookcheck.net/AMD-ATI-Mobility-Radeon-HD-4530.13972.0.html) and it will be pretty bad at video editing. Also the battery is <3 hours. If he can't do video editing on his current PC and doesn't want to go desktop, then I believe it'll do the job, but otherwise I'd look at increasing the budget by at least £200 and getting a used laptop.
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