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Marc
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   11th Dec 06 at 08:38   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Dell Inspiron 6400

Core Duo 2 upgraded from T5500 to T7200 (2.0ghz 667mhz, 4mb L2 Cache)
80gb hdd (5400rpm)
Ram upgrade from 512 to 1024mb
15.4" screen
XP upgrade to Pro
Microsoft Works 8.5
Graphics upgraded Intel Media 950, upto 256mb shared
6 Cell battery
Free printer Dell 725
Free redeemable Vista upgrade

862 inc VAT and shipping.

Well over 200 cheaper than a Sony I was looking at.

[Edited on 11-12-2006 by Marc]
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11th Dec 06 at 09:17   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote



they look awesome, I have one of the 6000. Excellent

AND next time ask for a coupon, I had one (on 7th) for 20% off valid until the 13th



Marc
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There was money off included I think.
Marc
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12th Dec 06 at 12:03   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Dispatched
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12th Dec 06 at 12:21   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

YEah, quality service
Marc
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Not due to arrive till the 20th, not that quality
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I received mine in 5 days, made the order on friday evening received on wednesday

20th is the expected delivery date i guess?
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12th Dec 06 at 12:41   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Yeah.
Marc
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14th Dec 06 at 14:24   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Should be there when I get in
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6 days ahead of expected
ed
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Dell are awsome! Just bought a Dell TV at home too. It's huge
Marc
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quote:
Originally posted by abdus
6 days ahead of expected

I know! I couldn't believe the message on phone last night. After all this it better be there when I get in!
Marc
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quote:
Originally posted by ed
Dell are awsome! Just bought a Dell TV at home too. It's huge

My Dad bought a Dell desk top recently thats been pretty good so far. Silly spec for a good price too.
John
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400 quid for a slightly faster processor.

I got all that but with a slower core duo for 450.
Marc
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14th Dec 06 at 15:57   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

A Dell? Double ram, XP Pro and upgraded graphics card too?
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Its not got the graphics update, I must have read that wrong.

Looked like you had the normal intel on board ones.

I got 2 laptops for my 450 though (although one needs well ventilated)

[Edited on 14-12-2006 by John]
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BUY A PS3
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I've heard the ps2 is better value.
Marc
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After all your posts saying Xbox 360 is better
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buy a Wii
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The ps2 has been out for longer though abdus and has sold millions.

How will the wii catch up?
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when i buy my PS3 there will be no need for any other electrical equipment in the house, it will replace the washing machine, the tv, the toaster, the iron, the hoover...it does the lot
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Does your sooper dooper 360 not do the ironing
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quote:
Originally posted by John
The ps2 has been out for longer though abdus and has sold millions.

How will the wii catch up?


in 10 years time I predict
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15th Dec 06 at 19:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Got it, and it detected the net work as soon as I'd finished setting it up

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