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    Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    Hey

    Just wondering if I'm able to order a Dell Vostro 1700 laptop as a home user? It's just in the business section on the website and it wants you to sign in with a business email address to buy it.

    Ta

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    Dad had no problem when he ordered one for Mum, so I presume so.

    Just sign yourself up with an account and order, I doubt they check you are a business tbh.

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    Plus your money is just as good as any business's... so why would they say no?

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    Quote Originally Posted by SiM View Post
    Plus your money is just as good as any business's... so why would they say no?
    Good point. That Vostro 1700 is a steal

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    some of the rights you have as a HOME customer are differnt as to being a business, might be worth having a look at hotukdeals for some of the good deals of that model!

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    Quote Originally Posted by jackvdbuk View Post
    some of the rights you have as a HOME customer are differnt as to being a business, might be worth having a look at hotukdeals for some of the good deals of that model!
    I usually get all my Dell deals from dmxdimension.com but there aren't any deals on that model at the mo

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    DMX Dimension is indeed a very good website for Dell deals, I've ordered several systems through there.

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    I just got Vostro 1700, its nice and solid but the 8400 gs is really weak.

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    better than an integrated card... for a laptop a 8400gs aint too bad... I mean it's not really a gaming laptop...

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    I game on my 8400gs.. quite enjoy it actually lol

    It's not a great card but has a lot of heart

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    I game on my 8400gs.. quite enjoy it actually lol

    It's not a great card but has a lot of heart
    yes but @ 1440x1050 on most new games (or whatever) its just unplayable, suppose I can't complain for the specs/price.

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    You do have to lower the res but the screens scale amazingly well.

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    Just make sure that you are aware that the "Business" pages on the Dell website show prices excluding VAT and delivery hence they may look cheaper than the "Home" pages.

    It is still a cheap lappy though, even when adding VAT!

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    Re: Dell Vostro 1700 laptop - available to home users?

    I got a vostro 200 desktop for my parents from Dell's business website. Delivery was fast - was expecting up to 10 working days and it only took a couple.

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