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Question New Laptop Advice


Life President
Oct 2, 2004
It's that time again where I'm looking for a new laptop, and I'm looking to draw from the combined wisdom of the Zone!

Now I've finished university and starting to earn money, I'm looking at getting a high quality machine that will last me 3-4 years. I want a strong machine with decent battery life. The most demanding things I use it for are Football Manager and watching TV/sport online.

In terms of brand, I've narrowed it down to Apple, Lenovo, Sony and Samsung. What experiences do people have of the products of these four companies?

I'm currently favouring the Lenovo ThinkPad T430 (http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/gbweb/LenovoPortal/en_GB/catalog.workflow:category.details?current-catalog-id=FD6DB49790C7411D933567FC361231FB&current-category-id=4D530359BAAAC7402F497B45DC6E93B6) which has a sale on ending today, so ideally I'd make a decision this evening on this one.

Any help and advice would be much appreciated.