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    Laptop for gf

    After much research i think this would be the best package for the price.
    It comes to £316.19 (inc VAT) with the £50 off special deal, and an extra 10% off using a voucher, and free delivery.


    Components
    Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T5670 (1.8 GHz, 2 MB L2 Cache, 800 MHz FSB)
    Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium with Service Pack 1 - English
    15.4" Widescreen WXGA (1280 x 800) Display with Anti-Glare Coating
    Glossy Black without Camera
    2048MB (2x1024) 667MHz DDR2 Dual Channel
    250GB (5400rpm) SATA Hard Drive
    IntelJ Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator X3100
    Fixed Internal 8X DVD+/-RW Slot Load Drive including Software
    Primary 6-cell 56 WHr Lithium Ion battery
    Services & Software
    1Yr Basic Warranty - Next Business Day Onsite - No Upgrade Selected
    Declined CompleteCare
    No Security/Anti-Virus Protection
    Accessories
    Microsoft® Works 9.0 - English
    No Carrying Case
    No Bluetooth® Card included
    Dell™ Wireless 1395 (802.11 b/g) MiniPCI Card
    65W Power Adapter (3 Wire)
    Also Includes
    N0915107A
    Vostro Laptop 1510 Order - UK
    No Biometric Fingerprint Reader
    English - Documentation Vostro Laptop
    V1510 Resource DVD (Diagnostic & Drivers)
    1 Meter Power Cord (3 Wire) - UK
    Internal Keyboard - English (QWERTY)
    1Yr Basic Warranty - Next Business Day
    Dell Internet Order



    What do you guys think? good deal?

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    Re: Laptop for gf

    Looks good to me.

    Depends really what she's going to use it for, but it seems a good all round spec.

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    Re: Laptop for gf

    cheers dave.
    saves me phoning you just before i buy it..

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    Re: Laptop for gf

    If you can find the extra cash for a truelife screen that would be a worthy upgrade. The dell anti glares leave a lot to be desired.

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    Re: Laptop for gf

    ah really
    how bad is it? because although it may annoy the average hexite, my gf isn't the most technologically minded person and as a result wouldn't even notice if her keyboard went walkies...

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    Re: Laptop for gf

    Lol well it's usuable. Might need to have the screen at a slightly funny angle for optimal viewing. I havn't used the vostro matte screens but the latitude's have always been very bleached and a little dull for me.

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