By Daniel Coughlin, Aug 19, 2013 | Updated: July 15, 2016 3:00 AM
After a new Windows 8 machine that won't break the bank? Call off the search and snap up one of these affordable models.
This fantastic 11.6-incher is blisteringly fast for such a small device, thanks to its Core i3 proccessor, 4GB of RAM and hyper-intuitive interface.
Get the Asus VivoBook S200E-CT216H now for £389.97
If you're looking for something a bit bigger, opt for the VivoBook S400CA. This 14-inch model also benefits from swish SonicMaster technology.
Get the Asus VivoBook S400CA now for £414.34
The original Windows 8 notebook/tablet Hybrid, Lenovo's flexible IdeaPad Yoga is an ultra-portable dream. It boasts a zippy Nvidia Tegra processor and up to 19 hours battery life.
Get the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga now for £399.99
A brilliant bargain 15.6-inch device, the Acer Aspire V5-531P performs exceedingly well with its fast Intel processor and beefy 6GB of RAM.
Get the Acer Aspire V5-531P now for £399.97
The cheapest touchscreen Sony notebook, the 15.5-inch Vaio Fit-E delivers fast performance, a spacious 750GB hard-drive and One Touch connection.
Get the Sony Vaio Fit E now for £437.37
The refreshingly affordable Lenovo S210 offers an impressive range of features for the price-tag, from HD graphics support to Dolby Advanced Audio.
Get the Lenovo S210 now for £349.99
This decent-sized touchscreen notebook from HP is great value for money. Highlights include a generous hard-drive, a premium webcam and super-sharp design.
Get the HP Pavilion 15-b129sa TouchSmart Sleekbook now for £397.73
Though it's rather on the pricey side, this Toshiba laptop is still a wallet-friendly buy given its relatively high-end features like the dedicated Harman Kardon speakers and Core i3 processor.
Get the Toshiba-Satellite-P845t-10G now for £475.29