What are some good upgradable $500 ultrabooks?

Sol33t303

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I'm potentially looking into buying a new laptop. I don't care about things that can be upgraded in the future (such as RAM and HDD), but I want an ultrabook that has a decent construction, a decent screen and a good CPU. Thunderbolt 3 would also be nice. Are there any ultrabooks that fit those criteria?
 

zoltan.boese

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There is budget 2015 model from Acer. The ultrabook comes with one empty RAM slot an i5 and you can place a second m.2 SSD into it as well. It might cost more than $500 in your region:
Acer Aspire V3-371-303V
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Sol33t303

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Like I said it would be nice if it had thunderbolt 3 but I didn't expect any to have it. When I was referring to things like good build quality I was more referring to good build quality compared to other ultrabooks in that price range, I probably should have clarified that. Also other than a decent CPU I don't really mind if the rest of the specs are bad as I will probably be able to replace things like RAM in the future (presuming it's not soldered on). I have my desktop if I ever need to do anything really intensive. The ultrabook is mostly just going to be something that I use for highschool which is why I would like it to be an Ultrabook and why I don't really want to spend a lot on it. If my budget is still too strict than what would be a good budget for the kind of laptop i'm looking for?
 

zoltan.boese

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There is budget 2015 model from Acer. The ultrabook comes with one empty RAM slot an i5 and you can place a second m.2 SSD into it as well. It might cost more than $500 in your region:
Acer Aspire V3-371-303V
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Sol33t303

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Strangely I can't seem to find it on any websites here in Australia, I even searched it on amazon and nothing came up. Other than that it seems like it would be good for me (though it's CPU is a bit weak, I was atleast hoping for skylake but thats fine).
 
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