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Getting a new laptop need help with specs.

by adamj004 / February 4, 2014 8:51 AM PST

I'm getting a new laptop in a few weeks time, it will be mainly for general use but I might be doing a little bit of gaming on it too, nothing too much just Rome 2 total war. So what specs would be good for general use and a little gaming? I'm looking for something that provides a good performance for long period of time.

My current computer began to slow down and lag when I'm just browsing on the internet after 2 - 2 1/2 years. Sometimes theres delays of reaction when clicking stuff, typing, cursor not reacting with icons instantly etc. I'm not having that problem now as a type this but it does happen often. So I'm looking for specs that's good, mainly for general use and a little bit of gaming. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

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budget
by Gnazkull / February 4, 2014 6:16 PM PST

Hi Adam. Could you let us know what kind of budget you have?

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by adamj004 / February 13, 2014 4:03 AM PST
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Sorry for the long reply, I'm looking to spend around £300-£400.

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Why not restore your
by glb613 / February 4, 2014 8:23 PM PST

current computer back to factory specs and start over? It often breathes new life into an older computer.

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Gaming on that low a budget.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 13, 2014 4:05 AM PST

I'd be shopping the AMD A8 and A10 (preferred.)

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