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Old 11-15-2007, 04:02 PM   #1
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I built this from Dell.com. I was just wanting to know what you guys thought about it. What should I expect from it?

And please, no "you should have got this." Cause I already ordered it, and I am ok with the price and stuff.

Intel Core 2 Duo T7500, 2.2GHz, 800Mhz, 4M L2 Cache
2GB, DDR2, 667MHz 2 Dimm for Inspiron 1720
High Resolution, glossy widescreen 17.0 inch display (1920 x 1200)
256MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 8600
250G 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition, English
Integrated 10/100 Network Cardand Modem, for Inspiron
8X DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive
Integrated High Definition Audio 2.0
Intel 3945 WLAN (802.11a/g) Mini Card
85 WHr 9-cell Lithium Ion Primary Battery, Inspiron 1720
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Old 11-15-2007, 05:02 PM   #2
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actually, thats pretty good. The graphics card is good, the processcor is good, ram is ok (3 gigs would be best, but its a laptop) but all in all its pretty good.
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Old 11-15-2007, 05:30 PM   #3
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looks good..how much did it cost you?
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Old 11-16-2007, 08:37 AM   #4
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hahaha now you might laugh... idk if you will or not.

it was like 1700 usd i think.

my mom knew i needed a laptop for college since my old one broke...

the 1700 also includes a messenger carrying bag, and a wireless mouse... that was like 100 together.

also i got on of the dell care value plans which made it a tad bit more expensive.

it was regular like 2200, but i had a 500 off coupon for any 1399.99+.
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Old 11-16-2007, 08:39 AM   #5
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For a powerful laptop like that, I don't think even the price is that high to be honest

Any idea how long the battery will last a charge if you use it sparingly? Or if you use it to do intensive tasks?
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Old 11-16-2007, 09:13 AM   #6
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i dont know about the battery.

maybe i should look that up.

i upgraded it from like a 6 cell or something... it's "50% more power" than the standard one they give you.
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Old 11-16-2007, 07:25 PM   #7
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I think they give you a 6 cell and your other choices are 2 six cells, 1 six cell + 1 nine cell, one 9 cell, or 2 nine cells.
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not bad laptop but u should wipe the hd and install windows vista all over again cause my dell laptop i recently bought was freezing and was slow. it appears to be the unneeded software dell puts on and makes booting weird
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Don't wipe the HD just go to install/uninstall programs DUH
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Old 11-17-2007, 01:29 AM   #10
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i wouldn't be worried or regret what you've purchased. It's a kickass laptop! You will be happy with it!
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