[sclug] Recommendation for a laptop

Alex Butcher lug at assursys.co.uk
Wed Dec 3 23:45:32 UTC 2014

On Wed, 3 Dec 2014, Daniel Craigie wrote:

> Hi Oliver,
> I have been in a similar position for a couple of weeks but my purchase is not urgent quite yet :-)
> I know this may not go down well with everyone here but I?m actually quite taken by an Inspiron 7000 series: http://www.dell.com/uk/p/inspiron-15-7537/pd?oc=cn75317&model_id=inspiron-15-7537 <http://www.dell.com/uk/p/inspiron-15-7537/pd?oc=cn75317&model_id=inspiron-15-7537>
> No luck so far matching spec for the price elsewhere, unless someone can point me in the right direction?

suggests the Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70 might be worth comparing. It's ?200-odd
more, but has a GTX 860M GPU with 4GB.

Lenovo are usually pretty good for Linux compatibility, and their build
quality is amongst the best.

> Hope this helps,
> Daniel

Best Regards,

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