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Originally Posted by Reflux;13134114 
It's on auction with over a day left, it'll go for little under RRP.

But yeah, thanks for the recommendation. I'll hunt around.

no worries mate, I love this netbook more than i would heaven, its so quick on XP. biggrin.gif
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no worries mate, I love this netbook more than i would heaven, its so quick on XP. biggrin.gif
Best luck to finding the right netbook for you.

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I wish you were in the US, I'm trying to get rid of my CR-48....
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yeah my hp 311c has been nothing short of amazing, so i really hope you find yerself a nice netbook
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Massive bump to this, saw this deal on Aria, best I've seen in a while. Still out of budget though.

http://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/newsletter?productId=42745
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Originally Posted by Reflux;13523187 
Massive bump to this, saw this deal on Aria, best I've seen in a while. Still out of budget though.

http://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/newsletter?productId=42745

Good deal, but the only problem I see with it is that it has a three cell battery. Battery life on the six-cell should be double, and you could probably get that one for only some 10 pounds more. If you can live with 3 hours of battery life and want the cheapest option that's still good enough to run Linux (do not run Windows on these), get this.

Truth be told, at your price range I'd look at a refurbished or used machine.
    
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Good deal, but the only problem I see with it is that it has a three cell battery. Battery life on the six-cell should be double, and you could probably get that one for only some 10 pounds more. If you can live with 3 hours of battery life and want the cheapest option that's still good enough to run Linux (do not run Windows on these), get this.

Truth be told, at your price range I'd look at a refurbished or used machine.

I've been looking but there's not many, if any legit looking laptop refurbishment sites in the UK.

I've been hunting around on eBay, seen a few but never had the guts to pull the trigger. None of them really seemed 'perfect' though.

If you mean getting another large PC, as I said in the OP I do need this for portable surfing, my main workstation is a powerhouse and does everything I need it to.
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post #18 of 23
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Originally Posted by Reflux;13523272 
I've been looking but there's not many, if any legit looking laptop refurbishment sites in the UK.

I've been hunting around on eBay, seen a few but never had the guts to pull the trigger. None of them really seemed 'perfect' though.

If you mean getting another large PC, as I said in the OP I do need this for portable surfing, my main workstation is a powerhouse and does everything I need it to.

By used machine I just mean a used netbook. What have you seen so far on eBay? You need to tell us so we can tell you if it's worth it. Are you okay with a three hour battery life? What about a refurbed or used 14" or 15" laptop?

EDIT: I'd recommend a lower-end normal laptop because, quite frankly, Atom is unbearable.
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Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel;13523290 
By used machine I just mean a used netbook. What have you seen so far on eBay? You need to tell us so we can tell you if it's worth it. Are you okay with a three hour battery life? What about a refurbed or used 14" or 15" laptop?

EDIT: I'd recommend a lower-end normal laptop because, quite frankly, Atom is unbearable.

I have a laptop. It's way too heavy for carrying in my bag. I need a netbook, preferably 7-9".

I've seen a few samsung ones, but they all have the same setup really regardless of brand, an Atom, 1-3GB of ram, 150-250GB drive.
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Originally Posted by Reflux;13530110 
I have a laptop. It's way too heavy for carrying in my bag. I need a netbook, preferably 7-9".

I've seen a few samsung ones, but they all have the same setup really regardless of brand, an Atom, 1-3GB of ram, 150-250GB drive.

Okay. Can you link to them?
    
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