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...HP Compaq Presario CQ56-103SG (XH187EA)
A HP Compaq Presario laptop at around £303, what more do you want? The HP Compaq Presario CQ56-103SG (XH187EA) comes at this amazing price and must be what the students have been looking for. It is agreed there are many lows that can be attached with this laptop yet it is reasonably functional. I do have my reservations about its quality...
Advantages: Mostly Disadvantages: No webcam, external speakers
...required. When I put in the above Hardware requirements to one of my friends who runs a computer showroom her suggestions were two models of Compaq. I decided to choose the Compaq CQ3350IX model belonging to the Compaq CQ3000 series. My only issue with the other model was the processor was a tag slow at 2.9GHz.
It looks marvelous in its glossy black finish with the power switch nicely...
Advantages: Excellent Value for Money; Will suit most users' needs Disadvantages: Battery Life is Poor ; Heavy
...The Compaq Presario CQ60 has proved to be very good value for money. I paid £380 in January '09 and it has worked perfectly since. The wireless has a good range and the screen quality is outstanding.
Everything else works how it should and the only real negative is a not-so-great battery life (approx 2 hrs on power saver).
All in all, good for games (mine has a separate graphics card - not...