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# 208668 21-Feb-2017 19:32
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Hi guys, my daughter is just starting a film course at S.I.T and we are looking at getting her a laptop which will run Premiere CS6.

 

Our budget is pretty tight, probably around $1200 as we still need to buy the software. Would something like this:

 

https://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers-tablets/laptops/laptops/hp-15-ba016au-15-notebook/prod146955.html

 

be able to handle it. It does not have to be blazing fast, just so she can do small projects at home.

 

Cheers.


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  # 1724025 21-Feb-2017 19:39
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It has a low resolution screen, slow spinning disk, slowish processor. I think it will work, maybe slowly. Does it have to be a laptop?




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  # 1724064 21-Feb-2017 19:44
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Would prefer it to be.......


 
 
 
 


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  # 1724067 21-Feb-2017 19:48
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Check out some of the 1-day deals (if you can wait a little bit).

 

I was able to get one of these https://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers-tablets/laptops/2-in-1/acer-aspire-switch-12a-sa5-271-513u/prod146737.html for $899 the other day (brand new).

 

 

 

1-day tends to have computer sales once or twice a week.


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  # 1724070 21-Feb-2017 19:51
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I would suggest looking for Intel i5 processor, a full HD screen (1920 x 1080 or similar), 8GB RAM, ideally a solid state disk. If you had to compromise, hmmm. Not RAM, but an AMD processor may be ok, but i'd probably not use i3 or pentium. Screen, well, lower res won't affect the output but might not be as nice to look at. Hard disk instead of solid state means slower booting but processing will probably be a similar speed, I think.




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  # 1724072 21-Feb-2017 19:52
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Cheers, that will give be a base guideline to go off.


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  # 1724074 21-Feb-2017 19:53
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What do people think of this?

 

https://www.mightyape.co.nz/product/acer-travelmate-p259-mg-57e1-15-6-notebook/26252225

 

 

 

Oh the screen is not HD however :(

 

 


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  # 1724083 21-Feb-2017 20:03
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 Both of those two look good to me.




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  # 1724084 21-Feb-2017 20:03
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Found this, does not have a SSD but looks well specd.

 

http://www.harveynorman.co.nz/computers/laptops/hp-pavilion-15-au020tu-laptop.html

 

 


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  # 1724089 21-Feb-2017 20:07
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Would rather get something like HP Probook than the Acer Travelmate.

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  # 1724091 21-Feb-2017 20:09
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kiwimustang:

 

Found this, does not have a SSD but looks well specd.

 

http://www.harveynorman.co.nz/computers/laptops/hp-pavilion-15-au020tu-laptop.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hang on....

 

Did you just increase the budget because if you have that gives me more to play with :P

 

 


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  # 1724093 21-Feb-2017 20:12
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kiwimustang:

 

Found this, does not have a SSD but looks well specd.

 

http://www.harveynorman.co.nz/computers/laptops/hp-pavilion-15-au020tu-laptop.html

 

 

 

 

And no, over priced for what it is


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  # 1724095 21-Feb-2017 20:15
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If you are going to spend $1600 then this is a good remanufacture devices.

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/NBKHNB13013I/HP-Remanufacture-Envy-x360-13-y013cl-Powerful-Ultr


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  # 1724173 21-Feb-2017 22:30
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buy @TimA 's laptop it will do what you want





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  # 1724175 21-Feb-2017 22:31
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if you want something twice as good as tim's PM me i'm selling mine too





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