Dell Inspiron 17, Dual-core T4300, 3gb Ram, 250gb, win 7, 17.3" High def with trulife (1600x900) £399 delivered - HotUKDeals
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Dell Inspiron 17, Dual-core T4300, 3gb Ram, 250gb, win 7, 17.3" High def with trulife (1600x900) £399.00 delivered

£399.00 @ Dell (Business)
Thought the spec looked pretty good for a 17" laptop: Components Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core Processor T4300 (2.1GHz, 800MHz, 1MB cache) Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64bit- English Microsoft® W…
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Thought the spec looked pretty good for a 17" laptop:

Components
Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core Processor T4300 (2.1GHz, 800MHz, 1MB cache)
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64bit- English
Microsoft® Works 9.0 / English - (Does not include Microsoft® Word)
1 year of coverage included with your PC
No Security/Anti-Virus Protection - English
FailSafe® Theft Protection - track and protect lost or stolen laptops - 30 days free trial
17.3" WLED High Definition + (1600 x 900) TFT Display with TrueLife
3072MB 800MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM [1x2048 + 1x1024]
250GB (5,400rpm) Serial ATA Hard Drive
Intel Integrated GMA 4500MHD
DVD +/- RW Drive (read/write CD & DVD)
Primary 6-cell 48 WHr Lithium Ion battery
Dell Wireless 1397 Mini Card (802.11 b/g)
1.3 Mega pixel Integrated Web Camera
Free Napster® with 60 Free Songs and 1 year Free Music Streaming
Obsidian Black colour with custom high-gloss finish
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#1
Link does't work for me.
#2
TehJumpingJawa
Link does't work for me.


same here
#3
frosty1983
same here

Ditto link not working
#4
I think it is the standard Inspiron 17 laptop

http://configure.euro.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?b=&c=uk&cs=ukdhs1&kc=HDP1&l=en&m_30=321942&oc=N0075002&rbc=N0075002&s=dhs

And you can upgrade to the Core 2 Duo T9600 CPU for "only" £360 extra
#5
Is this not a better deal for an extra £48? You get an extra 250GB of storage and 1GB of RAM.

http://configure.euro.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?b=&c=uk&l=en&oc=N0075003&s=dhs&dgc=AF&cid=5212&lid=122756&acd=ce77597f66f845ad480e3cfe5ad93a1f

Jason
#6
jaypr
Is this not a better deal for an extra £48? You get an extra 250GB of storage and 1GB of RAM.


Most people dont even need 3Gb of memory, let alone paying for 1Gb extra.
#7
guilbert53
Most people dont even need 3Gb of memory, let alone paying for 1Gb extra.


True, but i'd pay an extra £48 just for the extra £250GB of storage.
[mod]#8
Removed the link to the OP's basket and added a direct "go to deal" link
#9
jaypr
Is this not a better deal for an extra £48? You get an extra 250GB of storage and 1GB of RAM.

http://configure.euro.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?b=&c=uk&l=en&oc=N0075003&s=dhs&dgc=AF&cid=5212&lid=122756&acd=ce77597f66f845ad480e3cfe5ad93a1f

Jason


The extra £45 for a Radeon HD4330 would probably be of more benefit. (roughly 5 times faster than the stock Intel 4500MHD)
#10
TehJumpingJawa;7066288
The extra £45 for a Radeon HD4330 would probably be of more benefit. (roughly 5 times faster than the stock Intel 4500MHD)


Agreed. An upgraded hard drive could be fitted later whilst a laptop graphic card is near enough impossible.
#11
Are u able to do this but with the 15 inch screen?
#12
No worries found it.
#13
is ebay item 320446719190
Is this one any good?
#14
Juice
is ebay item 320446719190
Is this one any good?


Nothing special. Basic laptop at above average price.
#15
jaypr
True, but i'd pay an extra £48 just for the extra £250GB of storage.


I wouldnt. You could get an additional 500GB HDD for that price somewhere else and still have the 250GB HDD. £48 is a very poor upgrade price.
#16
Happy with the spec "as is" especially for sons school work, be a good upgrade from his PII 450 desktop!
#17
Mine comes to £398.99 ;)

Which is 1p cheaper.. ahaa x)
#18
I'm looking for a new laptop and I'm considering the Studio 15.
Core Duo T4300 2.1Ghz, 800mhz, 4Gb of ram.
15" screen, 6 cell battery and 500Gb HDD
For £499
#19
You'd be better off with this deal... no point in paying £100 more?!

ETA - if you're only looking for a 15 inch screen there's a decent asus laptop on ebuyer and it has dedicated graphics included.


If you're not fussed about graphics for games then you could spend £20 less on this one:
#20
Isn't this the same laptop as £329 CPW deal from a couple of months ago ?
#21
Don't see what all the fuss is about, average laptop at an average price - this one is far better:

http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/549474/acer-aspire-5738g-15-6-core-2-duo-t
#22
nothing special
#23
change the picture, the pic is a studio 15
#24
disneygirl
nothing special


...and over £100 to upgrade to a core 2 duo processor :roll: IIRC, it was around a tenner to do so on one of the 15" models about 3 weeks ago.
#25
Not voting, however...... there are lots of outlet machines with better spec for cheaper if you are prepared to wait for them to appear... Worth a look. I'm on my 3rd refurb. All been fine and never let me down.
#26
TehJumpingJawa
Link does't work for me.


maybe; you need a new computer then.. lol :-D
#27
Who the hell has voted this up to 250 degrees?! There must be a lot of people out there who know cock-all about laptops!!
#28
No8
Who the hell has voted this up to 250 degrees?! There must be a lot of people out there who know cock-all about laptops!!


Seems a good deal to me. Good spec and a 17 inch screen for less than 400 quid !
#29
phil0316
Seems a good deal to me. Good spec and a 17 inch screen for less than 400 quid !


Performance-wise, I'd say this laptop is just above average, but for a 17" screen at sub-£400 it represents good value if you're not planning any graphics-intensive tasks. An alternative 17-incher (albeit a bit more expensive) is the Acer Aspire 7735Z, which costs £415 at ebuyer

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/167375
#30
No8
Don't see what all the fuss is about, average laptop at an average price

Incorrect - "average" laptops don't include 1600 x 900 screens.

Erm, that's a 15" model with a low-res screen - it has almost nothing in common with this DELL !
No8
Who the hell has voted this up to 250 degrees?

I suspect they were all people who looked at the specifications :roll:
If you can find a 17" 1600 x 900 Laptop for less, please let us all know !
#31
Nom
Incorrect - "average" laptops don't include 1600 x 900 screens.

Erm, that's a 15" model with a low-res screen - it has almost nothing in common with this DELL !

I suspect they were all people who looked at the specifications :roll:
If you can find a 17" 1600 x 900 Laptop for less, please let us all know !


If you insist - after 30 seconds of searching, how about a cheaper laptop with the same res and a 17.3" screen?

http://www.it247.com/product/1/HEWSU0RX/VT262EA-ABU-Compaq-Presario-CQ71-312SA-C-T3000-1-8-GHz-17-3-TFT.html?fromsearch=1&search=VT262EA#ABU

By the way, I know the Acer is a smaller screen (by 1.4"...) but the rest of the spec is better, particularly the dedicated graphics and HDMI out, which makes it a much more versatile purchase.
#32
No8
If you insist - after 30 seconds of searching, how about a cheaper laptop with the same res and a 17.3" screen?

http://www.it247.com/product/1/HEWSU0RX/VT262EA-ABU-Compaq-Presario-CQ71-312SA-C-T3000-1-8-GHz-17-3-TFT.html?fromsearch=1&search=VT262EA#ABU

By the way, I know the Acer is a smaller screen (by 1.4"...) but the rest of the spec is better, particularly the dedicated graphics and HDMI out, which makes it a much more versatile purchase.


Good spot although the dedicated graphics card will still be useless in games and will consume more battery life even if it’s idling.
Really depends on the user to which laptop would be best suited to them.
#33
No8
If you insist - after 30 seconds of searching, how about a cheaper laptop with the same res and a 17.3" screen?

http://www.it247.com/product/1/HEWSU0RX/VT262EA-ABU-Compaq-Presario-CQ71-312SA-C-T3000-1-8-GHz-17-3-TFT.html?fromsearch=1&search=VT262EA#ABU

...which is £1 cheaper, yet has a significantly slower processor.

What's your point here ? Are you trying to suggest this as a better deal than the DELL ?
#34
Nom
...which is £1 cheaper, yet has a significantly slower processor.

What's your point here ? Are you trying to suggest this as a better deal than the DELL ?



Not in the slightest - can't you remember your own posting?! To jog your memory, your challenge was:

++++++++++ "If you can find a 17" 1600 x 900 Laptop for less, please let us all know!" ++++++++++

... so I did!!
#35
phil0316
Good spot although the dedicated graphics card will still be useless in games and will consume more battery life even if it’s idling.
Really depends on the user to which laptop would be best suited to them.


You're absolutely bang-on Phil, but that wasn't the point of the exercise! As stated earlier, I would much rather sacrifice 1.4" of real estate and go for the more versatile Acer 5738G.
#36
Nom
Incorrect - "average" laptops don't include 1600 x 900 screens.


The highest res available on a laptop (out of the box) is 1920 x 1200 = 2.3 million pixels. The lowest (excluding netbooks) is 800 x 600 = 480 000 pixels. The average is therefore 1.4 million pixels, making the screen res on this machine (1.44 million) pretty much average!!:whistling:
#37
Cancelled my order! Ordered on the 13th (in time for xmas according to their web site), once placed delivery was 31st and did not get any closer to the 25th, I phoned them and they said it would be 31st… not happy!

So cancelled and ordered the Acer 5738G.
#38
SRPhoto
Cancelled my order! Ordered on the 13th (in time for xmas according to their web site), once placed delivery was 31st and did not get any closer to the 25th, I phoned them and they said it would be 31st… not happy!

So cancelled and ordered the Acer 5738G.


Me too. I've now got the 15" Inspiron.
#39
How is it that this link works and yet theis cannot be found by navigating around the Dell website - curious? :?

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