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Topic # 139197 31-Jan-2014 05:22 Send private message

I'm looking for a middle range laptop for uni and also to watch movies on through HDMI out. 

I found this for sale on pbtech. 

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=NBKTOS50106I&name=Toshiba-Satellite-U840W-Ultrabook-Intel-i5-3317U-1

Does anyone have any experience with this laptop? I think it ticks all boxes for me apart from not having an ssd.


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  Reply # 978715 1-Feb-2014 23:34 Send private message

I've got one. It's a reasonable laptop. I disabled the touch pad and use a wireless mouse but all touch pads annoy me when typing.

The screen is better for watching movies. I don't know about the hdmi out as I haven't tried it.

Otherwise no issues with it so far.



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