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Dell Inspiron 15 Now just £166.47 Delivered @ Dell

£166.47 @ Dell
Expires on 23/07/14 - be quick! Posted the other day when it was £179 and got over 1100 heat. Use code JD4G2PHW03X034 for the 7% off, taking it down to the amazing price! Spec: Intel® Celeron… Read More
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banned2y, 9m agoFound 2 years, 9 months ago
Expires on 23/07/14 - be quick! Posted the other day when it was £179 and got over 1100 heat.

Use code JD4G2PHW03X034 for the 7% off, taking it down to the amazing price!

Spec:

Intel® Celeron® Dual Core N2830 Processor
Windows(R) 8.1
Intel® HD Graphics
4GB Single Channel DDR3 1600MHz (4GBx1)
500GB 5400 rpm SATA Hard Drive
15.6 inch LED Backlit Display (1366 x 768)

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http://www.dell.com/uk/p/inspiron-15-3531-laptop/pd?oc=cn53102&model_id=inspiron-15-3531-laptop
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Shoesize
I won one of these about 10 years ago in a competition, back when they were around £270. I tried to sell it on ebay, it never sold, so I kept it. MISTAAAAAAAAAKE! Good lord, what a piece of ****. Forget about slow, it's the build quality that was the killer! I just hope they've improved, but really, what can you expect from a bottom of the range model...

This has got to be the most ridiculous comparison I have ever seen. Do you seriously think a laptop from 10 years would have much in common with one made today... i'm at a loss for words.
58 Likes
I am not sure why some people in this thread are now resorting to talking complete rubbish. If its not for you then fair enough. Why are some people getting so wound up by people buying a dual core, 4GB, 500GB laptop with some other features many will find useful for a measly £166?

Why feel the need to do your very best to rain on peoples parade? Its a cheap laptop, I don't think anyone is under the illusion that NASA might be using them to guide in the next shuttle. But it'll do a great job for many people.

Edited By: ficosaneil on Jul 21, 2014 15:22
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Please note, the Inspiron 15 has no optical drive, Ethernet port or Bluetooth connectivity
26 Likes
carlroberts143
Sorry to ask again but would this be a good laptop with windows office for around £250 (adding office to the package) Thanks

No buy it at £166 and get LibreOffice for free and use the £90 on something more useful like a SSD. :)
17 Likes
XSerenityX
Does anyone know of any decent deals on gaming laptops at the moment?
is your son on the move often? gaming laptops are only good for portability. other wise a good desktop PC with a monitor is a better choice and more value for money.

Edited By: AR2012 on Jul 21, 2014 07:53

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5 Likes #1
Making an great deal even better. Thanks for sharing.
#2
Is this any good for gaming or not really? I ask as my son's laptop has just died and he is always talking about gaming. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
banned 1 Like #3
XSerenityX
Is this any good for gaming or not really? I ask as my son's laptop has just died and he is always talking about gaming. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

Not the best, in simple terms, you get what you pay for (although Dell is good quality) :)
2 Likes #4
XSerenityX
Is this any good for gaming or not really? I ask as my son's laptop has just died and he is always talking about gaming. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
No good for gaming - Gamers will tell you more ,but you aren't going to get a marginally acceptable gaming laptop for under £600 .This one acceptable as a starter computer ,but dont expect too much other than basic browsing ,email etc .
1 Like #5
Yes, I was thinking about the quality aspect of it. He usually has Toshiba and has had nothing but trouble with windows 8. Thanks for your help.
#6
Ok, im considering buying a laptop for my daughter ready for when she goes to secondary school, i presume this is ok for office etc, would it play minecraft ok ? that's the only game she really plays :)
#7
Does anyone know of any decent deals on gaming laptops at the moment?
2 Likes #8
deanos
Ok, im considering buying a laptop for my daughter ready for when she goes to secondary school, i presume this is ok for office etc, would it play minecraft ok ? that's the only game she really plays :)
more than enough for basic needs minecraft also doesn't require lots of resources. just make sure you lock it down to prevent viruses and such so create a user account for her and keep the admin account for you to access in order to maintain the system.
17 Likes #9
XSerenityX
Does anyone know of any decent deals on gaming laptops at the moment?
is your son on the move often? gaming laptops are only good for portability. other wise a good desktop PC with a monitor is a better choice and more value for money.

Edited By: AR2012 on Jul 21, 2014 07:53
#10
Has it got camera?
#11
heat. Just bought for parents who require basic specs for fbook, emails and the occasional streaming. This is okay for that right?
Ta
1 Like #12
Mental, independent retailers are going to go out of business with this Windows with Bing lark, how can we compete!
#13
lutek1000
Has it got camera?

Yes, also the HDD and RAM are easily changed, there's a panel underneath the laptop.
#14
Savvy1
heat. Just bought for parents who require basic specs for fbook, emails and the occasional streaming. This is okay for that right?
Ta

Certainly will be
#15
Savvy1
heat. Just bought for parents who require basic specs for fbook, emails and the occasional streaming. This is okay for that right?
Ta

Absolutely, if you can affford say a 128GB or 256GB SSD and clone over the old drive to the new, it will be quite nice and fast. I suggest not using Chrome with this CPU as Chrome is terrible for video acceleration. I mean really terrible, use Firefox or IE11 instead.
9 Likes #16
While I usually have something to moan about on these cheap laptops even I'm struggling at this price. Dell must be making next to nothing on these.

Its the Dacia Sandero of laptops. Cheap and cheerful but does the job.

Hot from me.
1 Like #17
Really tempted ahhhhhhh
Seems a great price for a new laptop with warranty etc

asz

Heat added!!

Edited By: asz on Jul 21, 2014 08:14
45 Likes #18
Please note, the Inspiron 15 has no optical drive, Ethernet port or Bluetooth connectivity
#19
sweet
#20
£30 for the 2 years in home warranty
1 Like #21
Meh ... its a Celeron ... nuff said.
1 Like #22
I was tempted by this until I read it has no optical drive - does that mean it can't play disks at all?
#23
deanos
Ok, im considering buying a laptop for my daughter ready for when she goes to secondary school, i presume this is ok for office etc, would it play minecraft ok ? that's the only game she really plays :)

This won't play minecraft. Unless you need to carry around the laptop to school and back, get a desktop. Laptops are double the price for half the power generally.
#24
celeron dualcore? tablet power.
#25
I have a Toshiba C850; 1.8GHz processor, 4GB RAM, 320gb HD, would I notice a considerable difference purchasing this? Thinking of upgrading as it's a bit slow for anything more than browsing.
#26
XSerenityX
Is this any good for gaming or not really? I ask as my son's laptop has just died and he is always talking about gaming. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
It depends how old the game is. You should be good for the original Civilization, for example. But don't expect to play any of the sequels...
#27
Cracking price for some basic surfing activities & certainly better value than a Chromebook.

No ethernet & USB3 limits its appeal though and the chiclet keyboard will irritate if you're used to a proper one. :|
#28
"max RAM 8GB" ?! Is this the noughties?

Seriously tempted by the good price for Win8 lappy. Will resist because of the soldered n2830 and 8Gb RAM limit. Now they will all sell before I can think twice.
#29
Would this run windows office okay?
#30
AR2012
XSerenityX
Does anyone know of any decent deals on gaming laptops at the moment?
is your son on the move often? gaming laptops are only good for portability. other wise a good desktop PC with a monitor is a better choice and more value for money.


He is not on the move much but it's a matter of space in his bedroom which is why I was thinking sticking to a laptop. If I can convince him to throw some of his junk out, a desk top might be an option.
#31
carlroberts143
Would this run windows office okay?

It comes with a Microsoft Office 2013 trial, if that's what you mean?
4 Likes #32
£185 for the desktop version £234 with 19" touchscreen monitor


Inspiron 3646
Dell™ Inspiron™ Small Desktop (Model 3646), Windows(R) 8.1 with Bing, English
#33
ChrisPalmer
XSerenityX
Is this any good for gaming or not really? I ask as my son's laptop has just died and he is always talking about gaming. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
It depends how old the game is. You should be good for the original Civilization, for example. But don't expect to play any of the sequels...



He has so many games. I'm probably better off paying more but still going for Dell. Most people speak highly of Dell.
#34
My girlfriend is looking for a laptop at around £250 and by adding the office to this it takes it to around £250, just wondering would it still run okay by installing it to to the laptop or would it slow it down? Thanks
#35
Was thinking about getting this to see if I can get on with win 8.1 before my 3 year old Fujitsu I3 expires . However on looking closer it is really basic as posters have pointed out . No optical drive ,no bluetooth and no USB3 , coupled with the low spec CPU and memory make it a bit of a White Elephant . Think I'll wait a bit . Hopefully in the next year SSD hard drive and Windows 9 will be available on a decent spec sub £400 Laptop.
1 Like #36
lassy
Please note, the Inspiron 15 has no optical drive, Ethernet port or Bluetooth connectivity

Its a really good point, but do bear in mind you can add these via USB adapter cards. Not ideal as it means carrying it wth you and having it hanging out of the back of the laptop.
6 Likes #37
zaphodbb
"max RAM 8GB" ?! Is this the noughties?

Seriously tempted by the good price for Win8 lappy. Will resist because of the soldered n2830 and 8Gb RAM limit. Now they will all sell before I can think twice.

Really can see any reason to upgrade above the 4gb included. Your not going to be doing anything RAM intensive on a machine of this type.
1 Like #38
AR2012
deanos
Ok, im considering buying a laptop for my daughter ready for when she goes to secondary school, i presume this is ok for office etc, would it play minecraft ok ? that's the only game she really plays :)
more than enough for basic needs minecraft also doesn't require lots of resources. just make sure you lock it down to prevent viruses and such so create a user account for her and keep the admin account for you to access in order to maintain the system.

or you could just teach them how to use equipment properly?
#39
Even less at some tasks: http://cpuboss.com/cpus/Intel-Z3740D-vs-Intel-Celeron-N2830

The Z3740D is the chip in the Venue 8 Pro.
#40
That's a ridiculous deal. Windows 8 alone is probably 100 quid.

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