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    Black Friday

    Has anybody seen any good deals on laptops ???

    I am looking for one for my son with the following rough spec;


    • i7 CPU prefered
    • 8GB RAM or more
    • HDD 500GB 7200 rpm or more (possible SSD)
    • Wifi N 2.4ghz
    • DVD RW
    • 15" screen or more (depends on price)


    He would like to play some games on it but nothing to major so really as good as can be would be great.

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    no but saw that Asda are selling Samsung S3 mini for only £99

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    Quote Originally Posted by Homeland View Post
    Has anybody seen any good deals on laptops ???

    I am looking for one for my son with the following rough spec;


    • i7 CPU prefered
    • 8GB RAM or more
    • HDD 500GB 7200 rpm or more (possible SSD)
    • Wifi N 2.4ghz
    • DVD RW
    • 15" screen or more (depends on price)


    He would like to play some games on it but nothing to major so really as good as can be would be great.
    Not sure if they'll do so high spec machines - but Argos seem to have some decently priced laptops in lately... Might be worth a look?


    Quote Originally Posted by fiza View Post
    no but saw that Asda are selling Samsung S3 mini for only £99
    And a 32" TV for £99 - It's a Polaroid make but not bad priced!

    Black Friday 2013 Deals | Asda

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    Quote Originally Posted by fiza View Post
    no but saw that Asda are selling Samsung S3 mini for only £99
    Just been in Asda on the way into work. It's mad! Packed out and the electrical counter was swamped!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Just been in Asda on the way into work. It's mad! Packed out and the electrical counter was swamped!
    Did you manage to get anything? i wanted to get the Samsung phone but I start work at 8am.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Just been in Asda on the way into work. It's mad! Packed out and the electrical counter was swamped!
    Was thinking about one of the TVs, but if they're that busy here it's probably not gonna happen :/

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    <rant>I hate this 'Black Friday' nonsense. It doesn't mean anything at all in the UK as most of us don't do Thanksgiving. Must we import yet another horrible consumerist USAism?</rant>

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    Quote Originally Posted by iom100 View Post
    <rant>I hate this 'Black Friday' nonsense. It doesn't mean anything at all in the UK as most of us don't do Thanksgiving. Must we import yet another horrible consumerist USAism?</rant>

    If we got some of the discounts the USA got I wouldn't mind but we get the British version, for example MS (USA) are doing the Surface for $199 or £121 to you and me. MS (UK) however will spank you for £279.

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    I cant see anything of interest for me!

    No doubt i'll see something next week!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Homeland View Post
    Has anybody seen any good deals on laptops ???

    I am looking for one for my son with the following rough spec;


    • i7 CPU prefered
    • 8GB RAM or more
    • HDD 500GB 7200 rpm or more (possible SSD)
    • Wifi N 2.4ghz
    • DVD RW
    • 15" screen or more (depends on price)


    He would like to play some games on it but nothing to major so really as good as can be would be great.
    Max payout?

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    Dont really have a max at the moment as little as possible but not to much i suppose, open to suggestions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fiza View Post
    Did you manage to get anything? i wanted to get the Samsung phone but I start work at 8am.
    I was only in to get a copy of Minecraft they had plenty of blanks on the shelf but none behind the counter
    I've brought it online instead.
    The only reason I got served is that the mass at the electricals counter were all after the 'specials' and they had sent someone in the back to check stock. I think they may have only had standard stock levels in the store and were due to sell out rather rapidly.
    I have to take the kids to school on Fridays and sometimes stop off at Asda on the way in to pick up bits and pieces before work. Usually the car park is quite empty at 09:15, but today is was ram-packed and one of the cash machines had run out of money!
    It's going to be worse tomorrow I think. The last payday before Christmas is going to bring a lot of people out.

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    That didn't help in ANY way lol @Homeland
    Last edited by Sunnyknight; 29th November 2013 at 01:40 PM.

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