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Old 04-18-2005, 10:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Help me pick between these two laptops..

Hey guys

I am buying a laptop for non-gaming, general purpose (i.e. multitasking, internet browsing, office productivity) and was wondering which one is the better buy.

A HP R3000Z for $774
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition with SP2
Processor: AMD Athlon(TM) XP-M 2800+ (1.60 GHz/128K L2 cache)
Display: 15.0" TFT XGA (1024 x 768)
Graphics Card: 32MB NVIDIA(R) GeForce(TM) 4 420 Go
Memory: 512MB DDR SDRAM (2x256MB)
Hard Drive: 40 GB 4200 RPM Hard Drive
Primary CD/DVD Drive: DVD/CD-RW Combo Drive
Networking: Built in 56K Modem+10/100 LAN
Primary Battery: 12 Cell Lithium Ion Battery
And I have a wireless card already

or a Dell Inspiron 6000 for $843
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition with SP2
Processor: Intel Pentium M Processor 715 (1.50 GHz/2MB Cache/400MHz FSB)
Display: 15.4 inch WXGA LCD Panel
Memory: 512MB Shared DDR2 SDRAM 2 Dimms
Video Card: Integrated Intel Media Accelerator 900 Graphics
Hard Drive: 40GB Hard Drive
Network Card: Integrated 10/100 Network Card and Modem
CD/DVD Drive: 24X CD Burner/DVD Combo Drive
Wireless networking: Intel PRO/Wireless 2200 Internal Wireless (802.11 b/g, 54Mbps)
Battery: 6-cell Lithium Ion Primary Battery (53 WHr)

And both have a 1 year warrenty.

So what do you guys think??

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Old 04-18-2005, 10:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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well if just for normal use, dell will work fine for u ~~~

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