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    Need help on buying a better laptop

    I've currently got a laptop with these specs (just the main ones):

    - AMD A6-4400M APU
    - ~2.7ghz
    - AMD Radeon HD 7520G

    I might need to mention abit more but I think this is enough, and I need a better laptop than this, with a budget around 600-700 dollars, has to be a non-touch screen laptop. I can't buy online so I need to look at local stores like jb hi fi, dicksmith, etc.

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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    I've increased the budget to about 700-800. I found this laptop, is there any better?

    http://www.officeworks.com.au/shop/o...top-hp15k039tx

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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    Apparently the laptop I linked is out of stock, still looking for a laptop...

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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    Surface 3...it's touchscreen but.

    Is there are particular reason on why you are avoiding touchscreen devices?

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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by Speed6 View Post
    Surface 3...it's touchscreen but.

    Is there are particular reason on why you are avoiding touchscreen devices?
    I just prefer non-touch screen laptops.

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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    http://www.productchart.com/laptops/

    Not sure if Australia is one of the available countries to search.
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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by Speed6 View Post
    Surface 3...it's touchscreen but.

    Is there are particular reason on why you are avoiding touchscreen devices?
    Quote Originally Posted by turntaker View Post
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    Guys, please, I'm sure BlueGas has his reasons, don't question his choices and help him.

    The above logic is applicable only in situations where there is no physical or traumatic emotional harm inflicted on others by virtue of the other person's preferences.
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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by BlueGas View Post
    Nevermind, don't think it's worth it. I'm just so confused, I find cheaper laptops that are better than expensive laptops but they are out of stock, I don't know what to do lol.

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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    Just google 'budget laptops'

    I'd go a surface 3 in your position, but you don't want touchscreen...
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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    What is the intended use for the laptop?
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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by Silky_Smooth View Post
    Just google 'budget laptops'

    I'd go a surface 3 in your position, but you don't want touchscreen...
    You're not the first person to tell me a touchscreen laptop so I think u might consider looking at one.
    Quote Originally Posted by turntaker View Post
    What is the intended use for the laptop?
    Just basically to type up documents (not a lot, but I'm not sure as I haven't started uni yet, although I'm not really looking for a laptop just for uni), and I also wanna do other stuff like surfing the Web, forums, watching videos, etc. I'm just used to normal, non touch screen, big laptop screens that's why I'm hesitant on buying a touch screen laptop.

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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    From what you have said I wouldn't go past a Surface 3. You will get used to it and you will love it.

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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    Chromebook Pixel
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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    Lenovo Thinkpads are very reliable and they have great keyboards.

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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by BlueGas View Post
    You're not the first person to tell me a touchscreen laptop so I think u might consider looking at one.

    Just basically to type up documents (not a lot, but I'm not sure as I haven't started uni yet, although I'm not really looking for a laptop just for uni), and I also wanna do other stuff like surfing the Web, forums, watching videos, etc. I'm just used to normal, non touch screen, big laptop screens that's why I'm hesitant on buying a touch screen laptop.
    Duude, being used to something else is legit the worst reason not to try something new lol
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    Re: Need help on buying a better laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by Speed6 View Post
    From what you have said I wouldn't go past a Surface 3. You will get used to it and you will love it.
    agreed. I used to have a Surface 3 and it was a great device. Perfect for uni if it's powerful enough. Just remember to budget for the keyboard, and definitely go up spec model. You can get educational pricing too.

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