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Old 01-17-2005, 08:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which one is a better deal??? Help me decide
Inspiron 5160
Enhanced Performance & Graphics
MobilePentium®4Processor 518 w/HTTechnology2.80GHz, 533MHz FSB
512MB,333MHz,2 DIMMs
80GB Hard drive
8x CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW) with double-layer write capability
$1149
Inspiron 600m
Compact Design - 4.98 lbs and 1.5" thin
Pentium® M Processor 725(1.60GHz/400MHz FSB) 14.1-in XGA, 32MB Video
512MB DDR SDRAM 2 Dimms
60GB Hard drive
24X CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive with Sonic RecordNow
$1199
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Old 01-17-2005, 08:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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whats the purpose
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Old 01-17-2005, 08:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Defiantly the 600M
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Old 01-17-2005, 08:18 PM   #4 (permalink)
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well, it's my first time to own a laptop, i really don't know what you mean by the purpose echo_ .....
but at least show me the difference if you can as to which one is a better deal for my $$ thanks a lot
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By purpose he means what are you planning to do with the computer in terms of applications. I'd go with the mobile though.
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Old 01-17-2005, 08:21 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Both suck because they are Dell pc's. Have you looked at others yet? Toshiba makes some decent laptops, so does IBM. The reason DELL sucks is because they make crappy products and their support is terrible. Trust me you do not want to get stuck with a DELL.
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He means what you'll be using it for, and the 600m is better fot the money
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Old 01-17-2005, 08:22 PM   #8 (permalink)
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why dont you go with another company like hp or emachines? They are better than dell.
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Acer also have comparable systems for that kinda money if your looking for something other then a Dell
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Old 01-17-2005, 08:27 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Now, I got it (sorry!!)....
Actually I'm gonna be using it for some designs, video editing, slide show and stuff like that....
tell me the truth are dell products really sucks or just the tech support?
i thought if a specs is declared as blah blah blah it's gonna be the same as other computer with the same specs...
am i making sense? i'm just learning so please bear with me.
plus, dell has a good 1yr no interest payment plan what else could i ask for lol
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