ADVENT 5431 Refurbished Laptop £229.99 @ Dixons - use March10 promotional code
ADVENT 5431 Refurbished Laptop £229.99 @ Dixons - use March10 promotional code

ADVENT 5431 Refurbished Laptop £229.99 @ Dixons - use March10 promotional code

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Processor Type Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor T3200
Processor speed (2 GHz, 667 MHz, 1 MB Cache) The higher the number of Megahertz (MHZ) the faster the processor should be
Memory Size 1 GB MB
Memory Type DDR2
Hard Drive Capacity 160 GB The bigger the capacity the more you can store
Optical Drives DVD ReWriter
Floppy Disk Drive NO Floppy disks are 3.5" square and store a small amount of data. CDs,DVDs and memory sticks are now usually used instead
Screen Size/Type 15.4" Widescreen
Graphics Card Type UMA To enable images to be displayed on your monitor
TV-out NO Allowing you to plug your laptop into a TV to watch DVDs
Sound Type Realtek ALC662 To enable you to have sound from your computer which is great for games, movies and music
Modem Type 56k Enabling communication with others via the telephone line. A modem is used for the Internet, e-mail and faxing
Wireless Enabled YES Allows you to connect to an existing wireless network such as in a office or a wireless hot spot
No. of USB Connections 3 The more connections the computer has the more equipment you can connect to your computer e.g. a modem, printer, scanner, digital camera, PDA
Infrared Port Included NO Allowing you to connect to other devices with infrared such as an infrared enabled mobile phone
Other Interfaces WIFI Webcam
Battery Type Lithium ion
Software Titles Included Works
Weight 2.9 kg This is the weight of the appliance in KG
Height 34 mm
Width 255 mm
Depth 358 mm
Colour Black


Got mine this week - needs to be upgraded to 2gb mem in my opinion. It only has one memory slot so you have to buy a 2gb chip (£14.99). It does have an hdmi output which they don't tell you! Nice looking laptop - but has a strange grooved rubber surface by the mouse which was difficult to get the stickers off without making a real mess!

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Bought one last week from Dixons - internal wireless card is a joke - won't pick up a signal from my router unless you are within a few feet of the unit. I've tried it at one or two other houses and the same problem even though signal strength and quality are excellent from the routers on the other dell laptops in our household.

Downgraded to XP and the wireless reception is even worse, since there is no driver for XP and the liteon NIC in the laptop. I have tried a generic realtek driver 8187SE driver for the Wifi card since I cant find an advent one for the laptop.

I'm just about to buy a USB wireless dongle & disable the onboard one, as apart from this the laptop is very good value for money and I dont want to send it back due to one [albeit significant] weakness.

No probs on my wireless card. I would send it back if I was you!

Same here. I was very impressed by the laptop. Wireless works as well as any other device I have. Laptop was a bargain in my view.

i bought it from dixsons 235£ delivered ,as there was no free delivery offer at that time ,it is unopened sealed from courier as they send me even i cancell my order ,it is ready for going back ,i bought 6920g fro currys,i live in salford lancashire ,if any one interseted in this one he can pick it up form me .

all i can say i was that impressed with the 5431 for £235 all in i also bought the 5421 for £200 all in with code both machines are brilliant value for the money, wifi is superb,faster than main pc,sound is ok,webcam is great, only bad thing is battery which is complete *****, getting 2 hours max on lowest settings and keypad is so so but for £200 the 5421 does everything my brothers acer £450 does, so great value for money, on 5431 you get glass screen, on 5421 you get lcd screen, i think i prefer the lcd, but for the money you cant go wrong
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