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Dell Inspiron 15R Laptop - Intel® Core™ i3-370M (2.4Ghz, 4 Threads, 3M cache) - £399 @ Dell
Dell Inspiron 15R Laptop - Intel® Core™ i3-370M (2.4Ghz, 4 Threads, 3M cache) - £399 @ Dell

Dell Inspiron 15R Laptop - Intel® Core™ i3-370M (2.4Ghz, 4 Threads, 3M cache) - £399 @ Dell

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Inspiron 15R Laptop Current price £429, but with coupon code 6DH6DWX733989J the price is reduced to £399

Intel® Core™ i3-370M (2.4Ghz, 4 Threads, 3M cache)
15.6" High Definition (1366x768) WLED
3072MB 1333MHz Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM [1x1024 + 1x2048]
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator HD
320GB (5,400rpm) Serial ATA Hard Drive

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If the Quidco works along with the Coupon code, it will be good price.

Lenovo deal yesterday is a lot better than this. £50 more for an i5 which is a big difference.

cos3c

Lenovo deal yesterday is a lot better than this. £50 more for an i5 which … Lenovo deal yesterday is a lot better than this. £50 more for an i5 which is a big difference.


Think the Lenovo one was a 32bit software only - hence a max 3gb. This one's mem can be upgraded a lot more.

I'm sure you could upgrade the Lenovo to 64bit free of charge. Don't quote me on that tho, it was early this morning when I looked, I may have been on the wrong thing

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Think the Lenovo one was a 32bit software only - hence a max 3gb. This … Think the Lenovo one was a 32bit software only - hence a max 3gb. This one's mem can be upgraded a lot more.



Very very few people would actually benefit from more than 3.5gb anyway. It's not like anybody would be doing anything that intensive on what is effectively a budget 15.6" laptop.

This is a funny place. Good deals are sometimes ignored and £30 off a £429 laptop becomes hot X)

Nice budget machine at a keen price. I like the cpu and connectivity (e.g. hdmi and combined usb/esata port). Looking at the data sheet, it's a well balanced specification. The normal limitations for keen gamers still applies of course but no real weaknesses. Got to be a good deal at this price. Heat added.

i thought i3 had only one CPU, so that gives you only 2 thread with hyperthreading on. i5 has 2 cores = 4 threads. i7 has 4 cores = 8 threads.

For this price i would try and find one with i5.

monsteria

i thought i3 had only one CPU, so that gives you only 2 thread with … i thought i3 had only one CPU, so that gives you only 2 thread with hyperthreading on. i5 has 2 cores = 4 threads. i7 has 4 cores = 8 threads.For this price i would try and find one with i5.



Read the OP

Intel® Core™ i3-370M (2.4Ghz, 4 Threads, 3M cache)

lenovo was definately a much better laptop for the extra £50 (is about £30 extra if you take into account quidco) and you could swap the 32bit to 64bit for no extra charge. not a bad price mind

robot1000

Read the OPIntel® Core™ i3-370M (2.4Ghz, 4 Threads, 3M cache)



Both i3 and i5 have 2 cores and each core has threads; i5 has turbo boost so if a core isn't fully used the mhz on the other can be boosted for improved performance.

In the case of the Lenovo thinkpad edge deal mentioned it is an i5-460 which would boost to 2800mhz.
For around £50 difference the lenovo is very good value in my opinion, faster CPU, dedicated graphics; if you aren't interested in performance or gaming then there are £300 computers that would suit just as well as this.

Edited by: "wombat6025" 28th Nov 2010

I bought this last Saturday from Argos for £499. Do you think they'd accept it back if I said it didn't work?!

danjaq

I bought this last Saturday from Argos for £499. Do you think they'd … I bought this last Saturday from Argos for £499. Do you think they'd accept it back if I said it didn't work?!



Ouch! Worth a go and you may have to make a bit of a stink about getting a refund. Bear in mind that you will basically be commiting moral fraud. I treat others like l wish to be treated myself so i wouldnt do it. I'd try their customer services for some form of refund or credit . If the answer was no, i'd learn the lesson to do my research next time. Been plenty of similar spec laptop deals around HUKD for weeks now.

I am returning it, rightly or wrongly morally. £100 is a lot of money.

topazz

Ouch! Worth a go and you may have to make a bit of a stink about getting … Ouch! Worth a go and you may have to make a bit of a stink about getting a refund. Bear in mind that you will basically be commiting moral fraud. I treat others like l wish to be treated myself so i wouldnt do it. I'd try their customer services for some form of refund or credit . If the answer was no, i'd learn the lesson to do my research next time. Been plenty of similar spec laptop deals around HUKD for weeks now.

Ordered this, via Quidco (so possible 5% cashback). Cheers OP.
Edited by: "danjaq" 28th Nov 2010

can you play solitaire on this ?

ray magini

can you play solitaire on this ?



No you need an i7 for that!
Edited by: "danjaq" 4th Dec 2010

Surely this is a better deal?
More RAM and its a Toshiba.
hotukdeals.com/dea…682

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