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desperately need help in choosing laptop

I don't want a gaming laptop, as I'll have my desktop PC for that ****.

I just need a laptop for business, but it also needs to be pretty fast as well

Can you guys help me choose one from that link?

my budget is $400-600, I just don't know which one to choose one, you know

Like, what about this one for $500:

"Intel Core-i7 Processor running at 2.0 Ghz
AMD Radeon HD 7470
120 GB SSD drive (OS intalled), 1 TB storage HD
17.3 inch Display
Full size keyboard with keypad
DVD Drive
4 USB Ports
Sturdy, Business Class Laptop"

I think it's from 2011, is $500 way too much for thowe specs?

There's a variety of other laptops in the $400-$600 price range of course, help me decide bros!

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That old? Laptops don't age well.

If these are 2+ year old laptops I have to write don't buy. It has no warranty and you will explode over repair costs. pegs it at 2011.

17 inch laptops usually have issues with cases and hinges so only consider this if it's in like new condition. That era i7 can overheat so you know that going in. You'll be using the canned air weekly for the first month because most folk didn't.

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I picked up a Toshiba laptop with windows 8.1 and fast ram for £200 came with everything on it got it from cash convertors

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So that's a second hand without warranty?


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no because it was only 6 months old the warranty had not been activated so now registered to me plus they gave me a warranty for 6 months as well

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