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There are several types of laptops available for different uses. There are notebooks for general use, desktop replacements which are intended to be your only machine with limited portability, Ultra Low Voltage models with huge battery life suitable for use on the road and Netbooks which are suitable for use browsing the internet with long battery life.

Depending on the use you have for your laptop the budget you will require will vary greatly. If you wish to use the laptop for serious mobile gaming or video editing then you will be looking at a high performance model that can cost several times that of a basic Netbook intended to browse the internet only. It is worth matching the specification to what you intend to use the laptop for.

The specification of the laptop is what ultimately decides its performance, battery life and general suitability for you. Getting the correct model laptop specification for your intended use is crucial to you being happy with your expensive purchase.

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HP 250 G3 (15.6 inch) Notebook PC

RRP £340.56 - Save £50.58

CCL Price £289.98 inc VAT

  • Intel Core i5 4210U 1.7GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Intel HD 4400 Graphics
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  • Windows 7/8 Pro Downgrade
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Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-12U (15.6 inch) Notebook Core i5 (4210U) 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB WLAN BT Windows 7 Pro 64-bit (pre-installed) and Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit (on DVD) Intel HD Graphics 4400)

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ASUS ZenBook UX305 13.3" 8GB 128GB Ultrabook

ASUS ZenBook UX305 13.3" 8GB 128GB Ultrabook

Powered by the new Intel Core M processor, offering huge battery life, performance and a silent fanless design!
  • Intel Core M 5Y10 0.8GHz CPU
  • Massive 8GB Memory
  • 10 Hour Battery
  • Optical Drive: None
  • 128GB Solid State Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT01487
Mnfr Code: UX305FA(MS)-FC061H

Highly Recommended!

CCL Price £649.00 inc VAT

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ASUS X551MAV 15.6" 4GB 1TB Laptop

ASUS X551MAV 15.6" 4GB 1TB Laptop

Claim a Free Asus laptop carry case worth £14.95 with every purchase!
  • Intel Celeron 2.16GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Dedicated Intel HD Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • Enormous 1TB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT01182
Mnfr Code: X551MAV-BING-SX1017B

Highly Recommended!

CCL Price £229.99 inc VAT

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MSI GE60 2PF Apache Pro 15.6" 16GB Gaming Laptop
  • Intel Core i7 2.8GHz CPU
  • Enormous 16GB Memory
  • GeForce GTX 860M Graphics
  • Optical Drive: Blu-ray
  • Enormous 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: MSI   CCL Code: NOT01099
Mnfr Code: 9S7-16GF11-608

Was £1,171.61 - Save £292.61

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ASUS ASUSPRO ESSENTIAL PU551LA 15.6" 4GB Laptop

ASUS ASUSPRO ESSENTIAL PU551LA 15.6" 4GB Laptop

Spill Resistant Keyboard, tough Anti-Shock HDD and finger print scanner!
  • Intel Core i7 4510U 2.0GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Intel HD 4400 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 7/8 Pro Downgrade

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT01038
Mnfr Code: PU551LA-XO116G

Was £599.22 - Save £179.24

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Toshiba Portege R30 13.3" 4GB 500GB Core i3 Laptop

Toshiba Portege R30 13.3" 4GB 500GB Core i3 Laptop

Grab a bargain while stocks last, with a massive saving over the RRP as well as our competitors!!
  • Intel Core i3 4100M 2.6GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • 9 Hour Battery
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: Toshiba   CCL Code: NOT00510B
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RRP £900.00 - Save £550.02

CCL Price £349.98 inc VAT

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HP 250 G3 15.6" 4GB 500GB Core i3 Laptop
  • Intel Core i3 4005U 1.7GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Intel HD 4400 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: HP   CCL Code: NOT01053
Mnfr Code: J4T67EA#ABU

RRP £340.56 - Save £50.58

CCL Price £289.98 inc VAT

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MSI GP70 2PE Leopard 17.3" Core i5 Gaming Laptop
  • Intel Core i5 2.8GHz CPU
  • Huge 8GB Memory
  • Geforce GT 840M Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • Massive 1TB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: MSI   CCL Code: NOT00881
Mnfr Code: 9S7-175A12-278

£649.98 inc VAT

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MSI GS60 2PL Ghost 15.6" 8GB Core i7 Gaming Laptop

MSI GS60 2PL Ghost 15.6" 8GB Core i7 Gaming Laptop

Free MSI Gaming Bundle worth over £200 (Inc 1 x Game/ Bag/ Warranty Upgrade)
  • Intel Core i7 2.5GHz CPU
  • Enormous 8GB Memory
  • GeForce GTX 850M Graphics
  • Optical Drive: None
  • Enormous 1TB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: MSI   CCL Code: NOT01215
Mnfr Code: 9S7-16H412-075

£749.98 inc VAT

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Acer Aspire ES1-512 15.6" 4GB 500GB Laptop
  • Intel Celeron 2.16GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Dedicated Intel HD Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: Acer   CCL Code: NOT00805
Mnfr Code: NX.MRWEK.002

Was £249.01 - Save £39.03

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ASUS X550CA 15.6" Touch  8GB 1TB Core i5 Laptop
  • 15.6" LED Touchscreen Display
  • Intel Core i5 3337U 1.8GHz CPU
  • Enormous 8GB Memory
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • Massive 1TB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT00011
Mnfr Code: X550CA-CJ677H

Was £601.33 - Save £176.35

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Toshiba Portege R30-A-1CQ 13.3" 4GB Core i3 Laptop

Toshiba Portege R30-A-1CQ 13.3" 4GB Core i3 Laptop

Lightweight Mobility, No Compromise Performance!
  • Intel Core i3 4100M 2.6GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • 9.0 Hour Battery
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: Toshiba   CCL Code: NOT00510
Mnfr Code: PT343E-0SP05PEN

Was £799.93 - Save £339.98

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MSI GE60 2PE Apache Pro 15.6" 12GB Gaming Laptop

MSI GE60 2PE Apache Pro 15.6" 12GB Gaming Laptop

Free MSI Gaming Bundle worth over £200 (Inc 1 x Game/ Bag/ Warranty Upgrade)
  • Intel Core i7 2.4GHz CPU
  • Massive 12GB Memory
  • GeForce GTX 860M Graphics
  • Optical Drive: Blu-ray Reader
  • Huge 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: MSI   CCL Code: NOT10017
Mnfr Code: GE60 2PE-049UK

Was £1,199.00 - Save £299.02

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HP 355 G2 15.6" 4GB 500GB Laptop
  • AMD Quad Core 6210 1.8GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Dedicated AMD Radeon Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 7/8 Pro Downgrade

Manufacturer: HP   CCL Code: NOT00485
Mnfr Code: J0Y62EA#ABU

Was £379.33 - Save £129.35

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MSI GP60 2PE Leopard 15.6" Core i5 Gaming Laptop
  • Intel Core i5 2.9GHz CPU
  • Enormous 8GB Memory
  • Geforce GT 840M Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • Massive 1TB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: MSI   CCL Code: NOT00880
Mnfr Code: 9S7-16GH11-483

Was £720.72 - Save £88.48

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ASUS P550LAV 15.6" 4GB 500GB Core i3 Laptop

ASUS P550LAV 15.6" 4GB 500GB Core i3 Laptop

Pre loaded with Windows 7 Pro with the option of Windows 8 Pro
  • Intel Core i3 4010U 1.7GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Intel HD 4400 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 7/8 Pro Downgrade

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT00564
Mnfr Code: P550LAV-XO598G

Was £382.19 - Save £62.21

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HP 300 350 G2 15.6" 4GB 500GB Core i5 Laptop
  • Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Intel HD 5500 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 7/8 Pro Downgrade

Manufacturer: HP   CCL Code: NOT01490
Mnfr Code: K9J03EA#ABU

£379.98 inc VAT

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MSI GE70 17.3" 16GB 1TB Core i7 Gaming Laptop
  • Intel Core i7 2.5GHz CPU
  • Enormous 16GB Memory
  • GeForce GTX 860M Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • Enormous 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: MSI   CCL Code: NOT01100
Mnfr Code: 9S7-175912-470

£879.00 inc VAT

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MSI GS70 2QD 17.3" 8GB 1TB Core i7 Gaming Laptop

MSI GS70 2QD 17.3" 8GB 1TB Core i7 Gaming Laptop

Free MSI Gaming Bundle worth over £200 (Inc 1 x Game/ Bag/ Warranty Upgrade)
  • Intel Core i7 2.6GHz CPU
  • Enormous 8GB Memory
  • GeForce GTX 965M Graphics
  • Optical Drive: None
  • Massive 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: MSI   CCL Code: NOT01216
Mnfr Code: 9S7-177316-412

Highly Recommended!

CCL Price £1,049.00 inc VAT

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ASUS X555LA 15.6" 4GB 1TB Core i3 Laptop
  • Intel Core i3 4030U 1.9GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Intel HD 4400 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • Massive 1TB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT01154
Mnfr Code: X555LA-XX290H

£309.00 inc VAT

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ASUS TP550LA 15.6" Touch  8GB 750GB Core i7
  • 15.6" LED Touchscreen Display
  • Intel Core i7 5500U 2.4GHz CPU
  • Huge 8GB Memory
  • Optical Drive: DVD-RW
  • 750GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT01580
Mnfr Code: TP550LA-CJ127H

£549.98 inc VAT

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Laptop Buying Guide

What types of Laptop are available?  There are several types of laptops available for different uses. There are notebooks for general use, desktop replacements which are intended to be your only machine with limited portability, Ultra Low Voltage models with huge battery life suitable for use on the road and Netbooks which are suitable for use browsing the internet with long battery life. How to choose which laptop is right for me? The pace of laptop development is ever changing, with new models being released almost daily it is easy to become confused with which model is the best for you. Before you start looking for a laptop it is worth considering what it is you will be primarily using the laptop for: - Replacing your desktop machine - Second Computer for occasional use - Long battery life machine for working away from home/office - Just browsing the internet - Gaming - Multimedia playback with photo and video editing Depending on the use you have for your laptop the budget you will require will vary greatly. If you wish to use the laptop for serious mobile gaming or video editing then you will be looking at a high performance model that can cost several times that of a basic Netbook intended to browse the internet only. It is worth matching the specification to what you intend to use the laptop for. What parts of the specification are important? The specification of the laptop is what ultimately decides its performance, battery life and general suitability for you. Getting the correct model laptop specification for your intended use is crucial to you being happy with your expensive purchase. Screen Size: You need to take into consideration both physical screen size and resolution (how many pixels are on the screen, the higher the resolution the more screen ‘space’ you will have for programs). Screen sizes can range from 7 to 22 inches on the very large desktop replacements. The screen size determines the overall size of the laptop computer. Resolution rises from 1024x600 to above 1920x1200 which is above 1080p HD resolution! Processor: The processor determines the overall multi-tasking performance of the machine...