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Old 09-04-2019, 08:38 PM   #1
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Recommend a cheap ultrabook

Anyone has a good recommendation for a cheap ultrabook?

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1) Outlook with large pst files
2) Word document with many pages
3) Excel with many records

Yeap that is basically it!
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Old 18-04-2019, 07:29 PM   #2
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How cheap is cheap?

Also, size preference?

What you need can be accomplished by any modern notebook with 8GB of RAM - provided you don't have anything else heavy running in the background.

Also, are you upgrading from something currently? That will give us an idea of your baseline for improvement.
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Old 18-04-2019, 08:42 PM   #3
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Weight is the primary factor. If you want something cheap, it won't be light. You can get a decently spec-ed Lenovo A485 with 3 years on-site warranty under 1k, with 8gb ram, Ryzen 7 and 256gb SSD. But only downside is that it is slightly heavier than typical ultrabook, at 1.58kg.
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Old 18-04-2019, 08:56 PM   #4
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Lenovo e585. Super value for $ even though its a little heavy.

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Old 18-04-2019, 09:00 PM   #5
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TS already said ultrabook
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Old 19-04-2019, 08:11 PM   #6
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This is not really a recommendation, more like curious...

Will something like the Asus Vivobook S14 z403 work?
Lightweight approx 1.35 kg... 8gb ram, 512 ssd, intel i7 u series... approx $1.5k - $1.6k range..., battery life up to 24 hour claimed...

No idea how good asus laptops are at the moment... so take it for what it's worth..
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