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Old 09-03-2007, 12:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I have an HP dv6449 with just the standard 6-cell battery. I found the extended 12-cell battery on sale for $99.99 when it is normally around $130-$140. Should I get it now at this price? And how much better is the 12-cell, and would it be beneficial to get it especially since I am studying abroad soon?

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Old 09-03-2007, 12:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The 12-cell should give you at least 1.5x or 2x run time.


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Old 09-04-2007, 10:11 AM   #3 (permalink)
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the battery is also huge, it will make your laptop sit higher than before
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All true. As long as you don't mind carrying around a larger and heavier battery, though, that's a great price on it.
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