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September 5, 2012 10:40:42 AM

been asked to find an ultrabook for my mother. she is an accountant who moves around alot

All i suggested was she get one with a ssd and a decent battery life.
ANy other suggestions?
budget is around 750 British pounds

ANy suggestions?

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September 5, 2012 4:17:31 PM

An SSD certainly if it's going to be carried around a lot, and if I had around £700 to spend I would buy a Sony Vaio model. They are available in Ultrabook spec. and you should find one within your budget, at least from an online supplier anyway.

I've always found Sony build-quality & reliability to be top-notch. Not exactly cheap but you get what you pay for in technology goods.
September 5, 2012 5:21:12 PM

I'd second the Sony Vaio. Vaio T's are their ultrabook line, however their Vaio S series are almost the same size/weight with more processing power (maybe outside your budget though). I know the Vaio S has a removable HDD, not sure about the T; but in general installed SSDs are rediculously expensive, you're better off adding your own from newegg.

Also found the lenovo U410 to be a nice offering.
September 5, 2012 6:00:47 PM

cheers guys. much appreiated!!
did like the lenovo but hadnt heard of them so dismissed it. will have another look now