Hello, it's been a while since I've poster here . I'm usually on Tom's when seeking advice building desktops so while I have some computer knowledge I'm new to the Laptop scene. I've been doing light research here and there and have a loose foothold in what I'm looking for spec wise but I'm not sure where to buy from.
My preferred budget is around £650. I plan on using the laptop for Photoshop work, potentially 3D modelling and definitely gaming (games design student). I don't need it to be able to run the latest games on high settings since that what my desktop's for. The laptop is so I can work when I travel (which is often) and can also take to LAN gaming events.
Is it worth buying from a high street retailer such as PC world or will I get a much better deal online? I'm also interested in the idea of using a custom build online retailer but I have no idea who's worth going with, would this be the most cost effective route?
So after more research I'm closer to narrowing my search down. I've upped my budget to £800-£900, this seems to be the price range specs I'd like are.
The specs I'm looking for:
i7cpu, 660m gpu, 8gb+ ram, 17'' screen preferable, HD space isn't very important to me since I'll be using external drives often.
I've mainly be looking at Lenovo, Asus, MSI and had a look at a custom build site called pcspecialist. The main issue I'm having at the moment is deciding where to buy from online within in the UK.