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Default what do you guys think of my new laptop? - 09-09-2009, 08:33 PM

Hey guys... I'm getting a new Dell laptop and was just wondering what you guys thought of this built. I am using this for business, little games, photo editings and just internet.

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Operating System Genuine Windows VistaĀ® Home Premium Edition SP1, 64-Bit
Processors IntelĀ® Coreā„¢ 2 Duo T9550 (2.66GHz/1066Mhz FSB/6MB cache)
Memory 5GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 at 1066MHz
Keyboard Back-lit Keyboard
LCD Panel 14.0ā€ High Definition+ (900p) Bright LED Display with TrueLifeā„¢ and Camera/Facial Recognition SW
Video Card NVIDIAĀ® GeForceĀ® 9400M G
Hard Drive Speed: 250GB SATA Hard Drive (7200RPM) with Free Fall Sensor
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Default 09-09-2009, 10:13 PM

Nice system. I'm a poor ******* so I would not pay so much for a system. $650 Tops.
You can probably find something with similar specs but with a much lower price tag and same as new warranty from the Outlet. But if you are happy with your purchase, then that is all that counts.


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Default 09-10-2009, 03:48 AM

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Hey guys... I'm getting a new Dell laptop and was just wondering what you guys thought of this built. I am using this for business, little games, photo editings and just internet.

TOTAL: $1,469.00
Depending on business...overkill.

The hardware specs are solid, but for that price I think the screen is small.

Between you video card, cpu, and RAM (5 gigs DDR3??? ) Unless you are a gamer, it its fairly unnecessary.
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Default 09-13-2009, 09:40 PM

The specs are impressive, but I agree with Ludasco, 5gb of memory, 250 gb of RAM and a dual core processor seems over the top. For business, basic gaming, photo manipulation and casual web surfing you could have purchased a laptop for half the price.

Still, looking at the positive at least there will be no need for an upgrade in the future.


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Default 09-14-2009, 08:50 PM

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Depending on business...overkill.

The hardware specs are solid, but for that price I think the screen is small.

Between you video card, cpu, and RAM (5 gigs DDR3??? ) Unless you are a gamer, it its fairly unnecessary.
yes, i know it's not nesscessary for 5gigs but i wanted this incase i might do something else in the future use.

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The specs are impressive, but I agree with Ludasco, 5gb of memory, 250 gb of RAM and a dual core processor seems over the top. For business, basic gaming, photo manipulation and casual web surfing you could have purchased a laptop for half the price.

Still, looking at the positive at least there will be no need for an upgrade in the future.
exactly what i was thinking when i made this purchase, so... hopefully it doesn't fail on me in the next couple of years or so...like my mini 9 did.
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Default 09-17-2009, 12:45 AM

Im liking the free fall detector for the hard drive, although i think $1400 is a tad bit much, there are many laptops out there with ALMOST the same specs for about a grand. A bigger hard drive would also be better because nowadays, 250gb isnt that much. You shouldn't really take me seriously, im 14 and i dont know that much.


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Default 09-17-2009, 05:00 PM

Very nice for that price. I would have gotten a Macbook for that price though.
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Default 09-17-2009, 06:32 PM

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Im liking the free fall detector for the hard drive, although i think $1400 is a tad bit much, there are many laptops out there with ALMOST the same specs for about a grand. A bigger hard drive would also be better because nowadays, 250gb isnt that much. You shouldn't really take me seriously, im 14 and i dont know that much.
I can't even use up 170gigs on my desktop..so 250gigs should be enough for now..250gig is the one they offer for the free fall detector thing.
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Default 09-17-2009, 07:31 PM

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Very nice for that price. I would have gotten a Macbook for that price though.
Well, not everyone wants a Macbook...


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Default 09-17-2009, 08:08 PM

Seems like a solid, stout system. What are you doing to be using this for that requires such beefy specs?

Sometimes it is better to build a desktop and then purchase a cheaper laptop for the times you need portable computing. But if you are doing intensive tasks on-the-run, then this system seems pretty good.


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