Guidance for Pc Specialist Laptop

Hamza Shoaib

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Jul 1, 2014
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Hello, I am planning on purchasing a laptop that is suitable for enjoying multimedia and play current games at at least medium settings. Currently considering the following laptop from PC Specialist for £753.00:

Chassis & Display:
Cosmos Series: 15.6" Matte Full HD LED Widescreen (1920x1080)
Processor (CPU):
Intel® Core™i5 Dual Core Mobile Processor i5-4210M (2.60GHz) 3MB
Memory (RAM):
8GB KINGSTON SODIMM DDR3 1600MHz (1 x 8GB)
Graphics Card:
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 850M - 2.0GB DDR3 Video RAM - DirectX® 11
1st Hard Disk:
750GB WD SCORPIO BLACK WD7500BPKX, SATA 6 Gb/s, 16MB CACHE (7200 rpm)
M.2 SSD Drive:
120GB Kingston SSDNow mS200 mSATA (upto 550MB/sR | 520MB/sW)
1st DVD/BLU-RAY Drive:
8x SATA DVD±R/RW/Dual Layer (+ 24x CD-RW)
Memory Card Reader:
Internal 9 in 1 Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/SD: Mini, XC & HC/MS: Pro & Duo)
Thermal Paste:
STANDARD THERMAL PASTE FOR SUFFICIENT COOLING
Sound Card:
Intel 2 Channel High Definition Audio + MIC/Headphone Jack
Wireless/Wired Networking:
GIGABIT LAN & WIRELESS INTEL® AC-7260 (867Mbps, 802.11AC) + BLUETOOTH
USB Options:
3 x USB 3.0 PORTS + 1 x USB 2.0 PORT AS STANDARD
Battery:
Cosmos Series 6 Cell Lithium Ion Battery (48.84WH)
Power Cable:
1 x UK Power Lead & 120W AC Adaptor
Keyboard Language:
COSMOS SERIES UK KEYBOARD WITH NUMBER PAD
Operating System:
Genuine Windows 8.1 64 Bit - inc DVD & Licence

Was just wondering if anyone could recommend any improvements to the laptop while keeping to a similar budget. Alternatively, if anyone is aware of a laptop(available in the uk) that offers better performance for a similar price.
Thanks
 

Hamza Shoaib

Estimable
Jul 1, 2014
5
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4,510
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Would it be worth dropping the SSD and changing to an i7-4710MQ?
 
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