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Dell Vostro 1710 Notebook. 2.1Ghz C2D, 3gig, 320GB, 256meg Graphics, N wifi, BT, 6 cell, web cam. £586 delivered £586.33

£586.33 @ Dell (Business)
Remember to reduce the warranty to minimum where applicable and take all Dell deals right through to checkout for final pricing. Update: Use the attached voucher Thurs and Friday 12/13 June for a f… Read More
MikeT Avatar
[mod] 8y, 11m agoFound 8 years, 11 months ago
Remember to reduce the warranty to minimum where applicable and take all Dell deals right through to checkout for final pricing.

Update: Use the attached voucher Thurs and Friday 12/13 June for a further 10% off!!

305-N0617126 Small Business site - Best price £586.32 Delivered.
Vostro 1710 NB(N0617126)

Have it with XP Pro installed plus Vista Business media for £11.75 extra

Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T8100 (2.1 GHz, 3 MB L2 Cache, 800 MHz FSB)
Genuine Windows Vista Business with Service Pack 1 - English
3072MB 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM (1x1024 + 1x2048 MB)
320GB (5400rpm) SATA Hard Drive
256 MB NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT (128 bit) Graphic Card
Internal Keyboard - English (QWERTY)
Intel Next-Gen Wireless-N MiniPCI Card
Dell Wireless 360 Bluetooth Module (Vista)
Microsoft Works 9.0 - English
1Yr Basic Warranty - Next Business Day Onsite
External 56k V.90 Modem (USB) including Cable and Adapter - UK
1 Meter Power Cord (3 Wire) - UK
Biometric Fingerprint Reader
Primary 6-cell 58 WHr Lithium Ion battery
Fixed Internal 8X DVD+/-RW Slot Load Drive including Software
17" Widescreen WXGA+ (1440 x 900) Display with Anti-Glare Coating
Glossy black with webcam
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#1
Surely it would be adviseable to wait a few weeks until they have a better sale on for the Business page? I've seen Vostro laptops go for much cheaper before...

Heat added because it is a good deal.
#2
do these have HDMI yet Mike or does the Inspirions ?
[mod]#3
ijwia;2289624
do these have HDMI yet Mike or does the Inspirions ?


Externally Accessible
(6) USB 2.0 compliant 4-pin ports
15-pin VGA video connector
Integrated network connector 10/100/1000 LAN (RJ45)
AC adapter connector
Microphone in & Headphone jack
4-pin IEEE 1394 port
8-in-1 media memory card reader
54 mm ExpressCard slot
Modem optional external via USB port

no hdmi.

Inspiron 1525 has hdmi
#4
Would you be able to use the 10% discount for this that is available today and tomorrow? That would make it a pretty sweet deal
[mod]#5
adzcool;2296968
Would you be able to use the 10% discount for this that is available today and tomorrow? That would make it a pretty sweet deal


Yes it should be eligible for the voucher and maybe the voucher will take 10% off before vat making it even sweeter.
#6
MikeT
Yes it should be eligible for the voucher and maybe the voucher will take 10% off before vat making it even sweeter.


...don't understand the difference? If it were pre-VAT, you'd generate 10% less vat... if post-VAT, 10% of vat would also be taken off... same total amount surely...?
#7
ijwia
do these have HDMI yet Mike or does the Inspirions ?


I think XPS laptops also have HDMI if that's any help
#8
works out better if its worked out before vat for example

£100 item + vat (£17.50)

before vat 10% of £100 = £90
vat is then worked out on the £90 * 1.175 = Total Amount £105.75

if its after vat its £117.50 less 10% £106.82
#9
heat added by the way :)
#10
Hi all.
I have just bought a Samsung R700 laptop for £692, it has pretty much the same specs exept the graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS, a lower spec than this one!
Spec can be found here: http://www.laptopshop.co.uk/Samsung-R700AS01,laptop,n4.htm
I haven't opened it yet so can send it back, but I notice this deal isn't too hot. Am I missing something here? Should I keep the Samsung?
Many thanks,
Paul.
#11
maybe we have been spoilt by MikeT in the past but this doesnt look that good compared to some of the other deals.. Wasnt there a similar Vostro for £380 just a while back, I remember because I wish I got it.
#12
mesh1o
works out better if its worked out before vat for example

£100 item + vat (£17.50)

before vat 10% of £100 = £90
vat is then worked out on the £90 * 1.175 = Total Amount £105.75

if its after vat its £117.50 less 10% £106.82


I think you'll find that £117.50 less 10% is £105.75. When multiplying, the order of the calculations doesn't make any difference:

The first is (£100 * 0.9) * 1.175 = £105.75
The second is (£100 * 1.175) * 0.9 = £105.75

Otherwise you'd get different results for 1 x 2 x 3 as opposed to 2 x 3 x 1 when we all know the 1 can be removed from any multiplication, wherever it is.
#13
On another note, I noticed this in Scan's today only on Tuesday:

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/productinfo.asp?WebProductID=827483

It's a Turion, yes, but it does have 2 x 7800 256MB in SLi... Any thoughts on this? It can be found at the today only price of £646 (instead of £939!) using this link:

http://www.electric-spoon.com/cgi-bin/search_scan.cgi

It does have a big hi-res screen, XP Pro SP2, but big battery and therefore big weight and only 1GB ram - Is it £60 better despite its shortcomings?

Tomshardware suggests the (desktop) 7800GT is better than the 8600 GT, while Notebookcheck say the 7800 (not the GT) is very similar to the 8600 GT, yet the 8600 has much better benchmark results (shader 4.0, I guess)...
#14
why are they becoming so cheap with such amazing specs?

my sony vaio cost £900 and was half as good
#15
mesh1o
works out better if its worked out before vat for example

£100 item + vat (£17.50)

before vat 10% of £100 = £90
vat is then worked out on the £90 * 1.175 = Total Amount £105.75

if its after vat its £117.50 less 10% £106.82


Your second calculation is baloney. The total amount is 105.75 in both cases.

You should be able to see without calculation that deducting 10% from 117.5 is never going to end in a figure which includes 82 pence
#16
gobofraggle
Your second calculation is baloney. The total amount is 105.75 in both cases.

You should be able to see without calculation that deducting 10% from 117.5 is never going to end in a figure which includes 82 pence


The guy must have thought that Bullsh?t Baffles Brains :roll:
#17
This deal is now cheaper as there is a 10% voucher around which expires on the 25th.
[mod]#18
robot1000;2369540
This deal is now cheaper as there is a 10% voucher around which expires on the 25th.


That voucher is XPS systems only.

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