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Allround Notebook (around 700€ / $750)

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  1. Nonilol

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    Hey guys, I plan to buy a new laptop, around 500-800 euros (which is ~550-880$).
    For example I really like the ASUS F555LB-DM282H but its too expensive.

    I need the following:
    - Display: 1080p or 1440p / 15 inch
    - RAM: 12+GB - SSD or SSD+HDD
    - CPU: at least Intel i5
    - Graphic: any graphicchip should do

    Could you suggest me anything or do you know good places to check for good offers?
     
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    Sorry but I think you would be extremely lucky if you found anything like that within your price range, if you do find one however I would also be interested.
    From my experience, notebook specifications generally scale evenly so if you want something with a display like that, 12+GB RAM + SSD & HDD then you'd be entering into Enterprise or Gaming books which I can't see you finding for below $1K
     
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    I have found a toshiba satellite that had all this in a local store for 800€, but unfortunately it is a 17inch notebook.
     
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    Toshiba satellite is a great laptop. I got the 17inch once but used only for a few months. After getting a macbook pro, there is no looking back.
    Save up a little more and get a mac
     
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    Thanks for your advice. I really like the new macbook pro, but I need a windows machine. iOS isnt an option for me.
     
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    I like the Lenovo Think Pad.
     
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    I also like them but they all have only 4gb RAM unless you are spending $1000+
     
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    Yeah, I'm running 8GB, which is good enough for my needs...4 would be too light.

    Not sure where you are located (Germany, perhaps?), but they do have refurbished deals where you can get a really solid rig for a decent price. It looks like the DE outlet is sold out...might try calling them if you're really interested.
    http://outlet.lenovo.com/SEUILibrar...howPromo?LandingPage=/All/EMEA/Portals/Outlet
     
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    Thanks, I will also check for refurbished deals from other companies.

    Currently unavailable, plus it doesnt seem to have a SSD.
    Thank you, though!
     
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    Just in case someone here is interested: Here is what I decided for!
    http://www.amazon.de/gp/switch-lang...ng/277-0655052-6317045?ie=UTF8&language=en_GB

    This notebook covers most of my needs:
    It has a dedicated graphic chip (nvidia gtx 950m), a 256GB SSD and a decent screen (no IPS panel though)
    Crucial for buying decision was the i7 6700HQ CPU (that's a fancy quad core, very nice for rendering stuff and working with Adobe's Creative Suite, rarely seen in notebooks under 1,000€)

    Only flaw is that it only has 8GB Ram (both slots occupied by 4GB bars each) but well, I think I can live with that.
    If I feel like I need more RAM in a few months I will buy 2x8GB.

    I was able to get this one for 899€ from Amazon, which I thought is a good deal.
    Got shipped two weeks ago, I am happy with it so far.