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Previously on "Budget i5 laptop that can take 8GB RAM"

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  • css_jay99
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    Originally posted by northernladuk View Post
    Personally I'd go for a Thinkpad. I've used one for as long as I can remember laptops being around and love the solid feel and the finish of them. Current one is 5 odd years old and bar put and SSD drive in it I've not had a hiccup. Bit heavy but guess anything that age is going to be.

    Plenty in your range on eBay
    i5 core thinkpad | eBay
    Thanks for that !, I have been looking for a cheap laptop for my daughter.

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  • redgiant
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    Originally posted by MrMarkyMark View Post
    +1.

    I've had one for 3 years, chunky, but as strong as feck.
    The Mrs has had a couple as well, we really rate them.
    +1 too

    I bought a fleabay i5 X230 (gen 3 i5) earlier this year as a replacement for a cheap laptop that died (screen connector broke). Put in a cheap Sandisk SSD and it's flying.

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  • MrMarkyMark
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    Originally posted by northernladuk View Post
    Personally I'd go for a Thinkpad. I've used one for as long as I can remember laptops being around and love the solid feel and the finish of them. Current one is 5 odd years old and bar put and SSD drive in it I've not had a hiccup. Bit heavy but guess anything that age is going to be.

    Plenty in your range on eBay
    i5 core thinkpad | eBay
    +1.

    I've had one for 3 years, chunky, but as strong as feck.
    The Mrs has had a couple as well, we really rate them.

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  • northernladuk
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    Personally I'd go for a Thinkpad. I've used one for as long as I can remember laptops being around and love the solid feel and the finish of them. Current one is 5 odd years old and bar put and SSD drive in it I've not had a hiccup. Bit heavy but guess anything that age is going to be.

    Plenty in your range on eBay
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_fr...nkpad&_sacat=0

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  • zazou
    started a topic Budget i5 laptop that can take 8GB RAM

    Budget i5 laptop that can take 8GB RAM

    Can anyone here recommend a decent laptop models to look for on ebay around the £150 mark (refurbished)?
    Something not too ancient, 2nd generation i5.

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