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Old 11-17-11, 09:33 AM   #7
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Default Re: Desktop or laptop for hostel?

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Originally Posted by jeffmd View Post
That said, if you are going to be spending alot of time away, spending the extra quid for a gaming laptop may be worth it, even if it is expensive. Just make sure you either net a service plan with it or use a credit card with automatic extended warranty.
Problem about buying a laptop is the upgrading. Somehow I just doubt the performance of GT 555M. A desktop wouldnt be a problem because the buying and changing of GPU is easy.

However since she wont be starting school until august 2012, id suggest getting a desktop for now, and when the time for school starts, use whatever money saved on a gaming laptop to buy a decent mid-ranged laptop for both school and home use.

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Whatever you get her make sure it's bolted/chained to the floor.

It is a hostel after all.
Yup password protection and sensitive data encryption ftw.
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