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Community Level 6Olly_Plims...


Hot, black and in my lap.

AdvantagesRobust, decent enough basic function

DisadvantagesNot much software, runs slow, pointless hard drive partition

"I last reviewed a budget laptop at the tail end of 2000. It had cost me £1,000 and I didn't like it much. Now I'm typing this review on an exponentially faster laptop with more than 40 times the hard disk space, and it was a quarter of the price. Truly, we are living in the future. I still don't like it much. == Extensa 5220 == I bought this machine so I could work on novels and short stories without leaving my bed. I really am that lazy ..." Read review

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Community Level 3cocorocky


Acer Laptop, power not to the top.

AdvantagesIt's snazzy, looks professional and does the job.

Disadvantagesit doesn't have a webcam, it's slow and the wi-fi is overactive.

"I purchased my laptop at Christmas via the Park catalogue, it arrived in November 2008. Since then I have used this for my work, entertainment and job seeking. Itís a pretty basic laptop if you ask me, well I may be a tad bit off of hand here as this is indeed my first laptop, therefore I have no other experiences on how other laptops work- but Iím gunna give a review a try all the same which may be a bit tricky, so iff this isnít to your liking- ..." Read review

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The Acer Extensa 5220 still works like a champ! Review with images

Advantagesvery good build quality, very connectivity oriented, ergonomic keyboard

Disadvantagessound quality not the best

"...closet, forgotten and alone the Acer Extensa 5220 waited patiently for me to find it again. Which I did, and I am mighty happy I did. Seeing other reviews is what provoked me to write this one to be honest, because I believe there's just too many negative reviews about this laptop. True, this one was beeping like crazy as well, but that's no reason to chuck it out either. After further investigation, I decided, all it needed was a new hard drive, ..." Read review

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