Great Specs for Price : Advent 9117 Laptop ( refurbished) for 219.99 Delivered @ Dixons
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Great Specs for Price : Advent 9117 Laptop ( refurbished) for 219.99 Delivered @ Dixons

£219.99Dixons Deals
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Found 10th Feb 2008
The dixons are selling this laptop for 329.99, while Currys are selling them for 229.99. I called up dixons for a price match. They reduced the difference along with the 10 % of the diffrence bringing the price down to 219.99.

Specs of the Laptop are:
Specification
CPU Intel Pentium Dual-Core T2310 (1.46GHz)
Chipset Intel PM965 Express
BIOS Phoenix Bios. Press F2 to enter
Memory 1GB 200pin DDR2 PC3200 SODIMM (1x 512MB 512MB onboard) **
Hard Drive either 120GB (9117) or 80GB (9117hu)
CD Drive DVD±RW
Screen 17" TFT (1440x900)
Video Card Integrated Intel 965 Graphics Media Accelerator (up to 256MB)
Modem Not installed
Sound Card Realtek High Definition Audio
Modem Not installed
Network Card Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet
RaLink Wireless Lan *
PC Card 1 x ExpressCard/54 slot (also supports ExpressCard/34)
Ports 1x Microphone
1x Headphone
3x USB 2.0
1x Kensington lock
1x ExpressCard slot
1x 4 in 1 card reader (Supports SD, MS, MS Pro, and MMC cards)
1x LAN
1x S-Video Out
1x VGA
Battery Gallopwire L51-4S2200-G1L3
Weight 3.6kg
Made By Uniwill/ECS L75II8 (Download Drivers User Manual)

* Wireless Lan on/off switch on front of laptop (next to headphone socket)

26 Comments

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This seems an excellent price, Hot from me.

thats hot, very similar to the extremely cheap dell for 235, but has a dual core as standard and bigger screen

Poop...

Original Poster

currys.co.uk/mar…810

If you go this link the price is 229.99. However if you ask for a pricematch from Dixons the net price will be 219.99 delivered as they will reduce 10% extra of the price difference.

bargain for the price.

lol....it's not that price!!!!!

Not available near me!!!

dogonbike;1565337

lol....it's not that price!!!!!



why ???

why not???

Still not available.....or am I missing something???

barginhunter2008;1565419

why ???



Am I missing something ?

Are you saying it is not that price ? or ... :thinking:

Ok I understand now:
SORRY
Due to high demand the following item(s) are currently unavailable.
ADVENT 9117 REFURBISHED ADVENT 9117
Please use the back button to go to the previous page.

Not available for my post code....or do dixons not care...and just match+

Banned

dogonbike;1565528

Not available for my post code....or do dixons not care...and just match+



try currys, youll get about £7 odd back from quidco, so its gonna be about £3 more:?

Here we go again, waste of time, they always have one or two and already soldout, we are just wasting our time again, I won'y bother any more.
Its just not bother the hastle.
So voted cold

I am certain no matter what you do or even if you have placed an order you will get this product, its usual Currys/Dixons dirty old tricks.
The system will carry on saying
"SORRY
Due to high demand the following item(s) are currently unavailable.
ADVENT 9117 REFURBISHED ADVENT 9117

Please use the back button to go to the previous page. "

Even when you ring them tomorrow when they open 9am these items will be out of stock, so forget it and move on instead of feeling dissapointed, you haven't lost out on a bargain.

Original Poster

dear everyone,

the laptop was not available on my postcode on currys. that is the reason I posted this as price match. All the refurbished laptops for currys, pcworld and dixons come from the same vendor ( the currys customer services told me that) and since the currys site does not list the laptop as soldout. they will crossmatch since this computer comes up as available on currys.

Hope this will answer some of your queries.

I can never understand how offers like this can be posted as hot, It's a refurbished item by a high street retailer. If they had more than a few available then i would be asking the question [B][COLOR="Red"]why[/COLOR] do they have a major fault perhaps. Maybe HDUK could have a seperate section for one off local deals to save on the hassle of checking:). Cold here

Dont bother, Advent are generally poor build quality factory new let alone refurbished, I am betting you will very much get what you pay for here. Currys and Dixons dont give anything away without a healthy margin of profit so god knows what the cost price is on this product which would give you a fair indication of the quality.

Also quite suprised about the price match comments in the original posting considering Currys and Dixons are one and the same company, they normally refuse to match against each other for that very reason. Voted cold.

Pay the extra and go for the Dell Vostro 1700 in the hot list with an up-grade to the Intel T5270 chip, about £370, be worth it against this Advent.

Good price if you can get it... doesn't seem to be available though.

I wouldn't buy Advent myself because of build quality concerns.

deals1;1565657

dear everyone,the laptop was not available on my postcode on currys. that … dear everyone,the laptop was not available on my postcode on currys. that is the reason I posted this as price match. All the refurbished laptops for currys, pcworld and dixons come from the same vendor ( the currys customer services told me that) and since the currys site does not list the laptop as soldout. they will crossmatch since this computer comes up as available on currys.Hope this will answer some of your queries.



C'mon people - this is a great deal, hence I've voted hot. If you want a 17" laptop at a good price, and are happy to take your chances with a refurb (you will still get a 12 month warrenty) then this is as good as it gets.
Dixons price is now £299.99, so the price match is now £222.99.
PCWorld are also £299.99 for the same refurb model, but also do a 110% pricematch, and are currently showing 'in stock'. I've rang them and after checking, they confirmed they would sell for £222.99 with free delivery.
Bargain - thanks OP.

Am I missing something here, the Currys site says these are £299?

and Dixons at £329?

it was 229.99 on curry site this morning - I did check it out

so DSG have "corrected" the situation

EliTom

boonergooner;1567489

Am I missing something here, the Currys site says these are £299?




No, you are not. Currys have had this on at £229.99 from when OP posted until sometime today. However, after PCWorld & Dixons started getting calls to pricematch, the item at Currys became 'unavailable in your area' for a while, and in the last couple of hours the price has been changed at Currys, up to the £299.99 PCWorld & Dixons are selling for.

Good OP, but looks like it's expired now. Let's hope the price matches that were agreed go through.

ukkit;1567567

No, you are not. Currys have had this on at £229.99 from when OP posted … No, you are not. Currys have had this on at £229.99 from when OP posted until sometime today. However, after PCWorld & Dixons started getting calls to pricematch, the item at Currys became 'unavailable in your area' for a while, and in the last couple of hours the price has been changed at Currys, up to the £299.99 PCWorld & Dixons are selling for. Good OP, but looks like it's expired now. Let's hope the price matches that were agreed go through.

But when you look at the clearance laptops page it says £229.99 but when in basket it is £299.99 :?

£229.99 currys.co.uk/mar…rue

Sorry £289.99 now link not work
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