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http://h40059.www4.hp.com/uk/homelap...erience=direct

or

http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/hp-g62...08246-pdt.html

It will be used for HD videos, general work with microsoft word, and the occasional flash game. What would you get if you are on a tight budget?
Edited by Juganot - 3/17/11 at 1:24pm
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Hi.

I'd go with the 2nd one, better CPU, more RAM and HD more bigger.
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post #3 of 5
Quote:
HD games
This is a joke right? Both laptops are way too weak to play games in HD let alone with graphics above low.

I wouldnt get either. Both are hp, which most people including myself wouldnt by their crappy computers. Both will be beat by an AMD fusion laptop for the same price.
If you want to even attempt to play games that arent flash games, you have to go with: http://h40059.www4.hp.com/uk/homelap...erience=direct or another laptop, as it has a gpu compared to the other laptops terrible IGP.
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This is a joke right? Both laptops are way too weak to play games in HD let alone with graphics above low.

I wouldnt get either. Both are hp, which most people including myself wouldnt by their crappy computers. Both will be beat by an AMD fusion laptop for the same price.
If you want to even attempt to play games that arent flash games, you have to go with: http://h40059.www4.hp.com/uk/homelap...erience=direct or another laptop, as it has a gpu compared to the other laptops terrible IGP.

Meant to say HD video sorry about that. Are the laptops which I linked to more than enough for HD videos and flash games?
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What do you want to do with the laptop? I also pick number 2 if this is all I have to choose from.
 
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