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Old 09-27-2012, 03:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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whats up guys,
i bought my first laptop yesterday:

Dell inspiron 14z. 14", i5 2450 quad core, 6 gigs of DDR3 1333 Ram, 500 gig HDD, chicklet keyboard, 768 resolution, intell graphics 3000, usb 3.0, hdmi out, 6 cell battery with aboout 7 hours of battery life...


for $256 out the door at Sam's club...

discount rack baby
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Old 10-13-2012, 12:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks like a very nice buy.
I would also get it if I have the chance.
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Intel Graphics... Say no more.
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The HD 3000 IGP actually isn't bad at all for general use, 1080p video viewing, and light gaming.

The biggest thing here is, look at the price he paid for a second gen i5 based laptop.
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yea, all the cons i found with this laptop were out weighed by the fact that i paid just over $250 for it. i was looking at the Nexus 7 tablet, which would have been more than this full fledged laptop. i am very happy with my purchase.

i put Battlefield 1942 Desert combat mod on it and it runs perfect. i also put Battlefield 2 on it and it also runs perfect at maxed settings.

i also put Unreal Tournament GOTY Edition 1999 on it, and of course it runs flawlessly, i love that game to this day....

my server also died, so this laptop replaced my server/HTPC, fills that role flawlessly, and i have the added benefit that i get to take it with me to my friends house and share my library with them.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:26 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Eesh, I envy you actually. That computer trumps mine. Well, it's a lot smaller and has more RAM so that is definitely a plus on your side. That and you bought it for much cheaper than I bought mine for. And at a subsidiary of Wal-Mart no less! Which was the place where I got mine... I feel ripped off now.

Not sure about your processor because my knowledge in that field is lacking. Still, it SOUNDS impressive. :B
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Honestly you can buy computers with the same specs for triple that if not more. Like you said above any cons are blown away for $250... You got your self a decent to good laptop for a great price. Nice grab
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