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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.

Gigabyte P34G V2-CF4 14" Windows 8.1 (i7 4710HQ/1TB/128GB/8GB DDR3L/GTX 860M)

Gigabyte P34G V2-CF4 14" Windows 8.1 (i7 4710HQ/1TB/128GB/8GB DDR3L/GTX 860M)

Intel Core i7 2.5GHz CPU
Massive 8GB Memory
GeForce GTX 860M Graphics
1TB HDD + 128GB SSD
Windows 8.1

Highly Recommended!

CCL Price £1,139.00 inc VAT

Acer Aspire E1-572-54204G75Mnkk (15.6 inch) Notebook PC Core i5 (4200U) 1.6GHz 4GB 750GB DVD-SuperMulti DL WLAN BT Webcam Windows 8.1 64-bit (HD Graphics 4400) Black

Our best value i5 Notebook, with great performance and stylish looks.

Acer Aspire E1-572-54204G75Mnkk (15.6 inch) Notebook PC Core i5 (4200U) 1.6GHz 4GB 750GB DVD-SuperMulti DL WLAN BT Webcam Windows 8.1 64-bit (HD Graphics 4400) Black

Our best value i5 Notebook, with great performance and stylish looks.

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ASUS X551CA 15.6" 4GB 500GB Core i3 Laptop

ASUS X551CA 15.6" 4GB 500GB Core i3 Laptop

3rd Generation Intel Core i3, 4GB, 500GB, HDMI, Thin & Light!
  • Intel Core i3 3217U 1.8GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Intel HD 4000 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT8998
Mnfr Code: X551CA-SX024H

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ASUS X550CA 15.6" 4GB 500GB Core i7 Laptop

ASUS X550CA 15.6" 4GB 500GB Core i7 Laptop

Encircling Beauty and Performance
  • Intel Core i7 3537U 2GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Intel HD 4000 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT9872
Mnfr Code: X550CA-XX101H

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Acer Aspire E1-572 15.6" 4GB 750GB Core i5 Laptop

Acer Aspire E1-572 15.6" 4GB 750GB Core i5 Laptop

Our best value i5 Notebook, with great performance and stylish looks.
  • Intel Core i5 4200U 1.6GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Intel HD 4400 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 750GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: Acer   CCL Code: NOT9807
Mnfr Code: NX.M8EEK.031

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Acer Aspire E1-510 15.6" 4GB 500GB Laptop
  • Intel Celeron 2.13GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Dedicated Intel HD Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: Acer   CCL Code: NOT00331
Mnfr Code: NX.MGREK.005

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ASUS X550CA 15.6" 8GB 500GB Core i7 Laptop

ASUS X550CA 15.6" 8GB 500GB Core i7 Laptop

Encircling Beauty and Performance
  • Intel Core i7 3537U 2GHz CPU
  • Massive 8GB Memory
  • Intel HD 4000 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT9872B8
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£451.37 inc VAT

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ASUS N550JK 15.6" Touch  8GB 1TB Core i7 Laptop
  • 15.6" LED Touchscreen Display
  • Intel Core i7 2.4GHz CPU
  • Massive 8GB Memory
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • Enormous 1TB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT00261
Mnfr Code: N550JK-CJ375H

£789.00 inc VAT

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MSI GP70 2PE Leopard 17.3" 8GB 1TB Core i5 Laptop

MSI GP70 2PE Leopard 17.3" 8GB 1TB Core i5 Laptop

Gaming Satisfaction Guranteed! If you are not happy with your purchase, claim your money back within 60 days!
  • 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: NOT00075
Mnfr Code: GP70 2PE-026UK

£719.04 inc VAT

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ASUS X102BA 10.1" Touch  4GB 500GB Netbook

ASUS X102BA 10.1" Touch 4GB 500GB Netbook

Pre-Installed with a free copy of Office Home and Student 2013 worth around £90!
  • 10.1" LED Touchscreen Display
  • AMD Llano 1200 1.0GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Optical Drive: None
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT9516
Mnfr Code: X102BA-DF027H

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Acer E1-572 15.6" 8GB 750GB Core i5 Laptop
  • Intel Core i5 4200U 1.6GHz CPU
  • Massive 8GB Memory
  • Intel HD 4400 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 750GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: Acer   CCL Code: NOT9807B8
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£410.36 inc VAT

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ASUS X502CA 15.6" 4GB 500GB Laptop
  • Intel Celeron 1007U 1.5GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Dedicated Intel HD Graphics
  • Optical Drive: None
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT10026
Mnfr Code: X502CA-XX078H

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Gigabyte P15F V2-CF1 15.6" 8GB 1TB Core i7 Laptop

Gigabyte P15F V2-CF1 15.6" 8GB 1TB Core i7 Laptop

15.6" GTX Gaming Laptop - Cross Power Boundaries
  • Intel Core i7 2.5GHz CPU
  • Enormous 8GB Memory
  • GeForce GTX 850M Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • Enormous 1TB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: Gigabyte   CCL Code: NOT00193
Mnfr Code: P15F V2-CF1

£778.15 inc VAT

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Acer Packard Bell EasyNote TE69KB 15.6" 4GB Laptop
  • AMD Quad Core 5000 1.5GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • AMD Radeon HD 8330 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8

Manufacturer: Acer Packard Bell   CCL Code: NOT9840
Mnfr Code: NX.C2CEK.020

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ASUS Transformer Book T100TA 10.1" Tablet
  • Intel Atom 1.3GHz Processor
  • 10.1" Capacitive Screen
  • 1366 x 768 Resolution
  • 32GB Storage
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: TAB0452
Mnfr Code: T100TA-DK002H

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ASUS X551CA 15.6" 4GB 1TB Core i3 Laptop

ASUS X551CA 15.6" 4GB 1TB Core i3 Laptop

Claim £50 Cashback on this model from Asus
  • Intel Core i3 3217U 1.8GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Intel HD 4000 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • Massive 1TB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT00258
Mnfr Code: X551CA-SX222H

Only £289.00 inc VAT

after £50.00 cashback!
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ASUS P550LA 15.6" 4GB 500GB Core i3 Laptop

ASUS P550LA 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-RW
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 7/8 Pro Downgrade

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT00240
Mnfr Code: P550LA-XO236G

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ASUS  X551CA 15.6" 4GB 500GB Core i3 Laptop

ASUS X551CA 15.6" 4GB 500GB Core i3 Laptop

Bundled with a Tech-Air Case and 16GB Kingston Flash Drive
  • Intel Core i3 3217U 1.8GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Intel HD 4000 Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8

Manufacturer: ASUS   CCL Code: NOT8998B
Mnfr Code:

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Acer Aspire V5-552 15.6" 8GB 1TB Laptop

Acer Aspire V5-552 15.6" 8GB 1TB Laptop

Huge spec and perfect for games like WoW, Sims and Minecraft plus many others
  • AMD Quad Core 5557M 2.1GHz CPU
  • Enormous 8GB Memory
  • Dedicated AMD Radeon Graphics
  • Optical Drive: None
  • Huge 1TB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: Acer   CCL Code: NOT00209
Mnfr Code: NX.MCREK.005

Was £411.56 - Save £1.57

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Acer E1-510 15.6" 4GB 500GB Laptop

Acer E1-510 15.6" 4GB 500GB Laptop

Bundled with a Tech-Air Case and 16GB Kingston Flash Drive
  • Intel Celeron 2.13GHz CPU
  • 4GB Memory
  • Dedicated Intel HD Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 500GB Hard Drive
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: Acer   CCL Code: NOT00331B
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£241.43 inc VAT

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MSI GP70 2PE Leopard 17.3" 8GB Core i7 Laptop

MSI GP70 2PE Leopard 17.3" 8GB Core i7 Laptop

Gaming Satisfaction Guranteed! If you are not happy with your purchase, claim your money back within 60 days!
  • Intel Core i7 2.4GHz CPU
  • Massive 8GB Memory
  • Geforce GT 840M Graphics
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • 750GB HDD + 128GB SSD
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: MSI   CCL Code: NOT00074
Mnfr Code: GP70 2PE-025UK

£856.80 inc VAT

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Gigabyte P34G V2-CF4 14" 8GB 1TB Core i7 Laptop
  • Intel Core i7 2.5GHz CPU
  • Massive 8GB Memory
  • GeForce GTX 860M Graphics
  • Optical Drive: None
  • Enormous 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD
  • Windows 8.1

Manufacturer: Gigabyte   CCL Code: NOT00467
Mnfr Code: P34G V2-CF4

Highly Recommended!

CCL Price £1,139.00 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...