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Should I have buyers remorse?

by SammieSams / April 11, 2013 1:35 PM PDT

Was looking for a new laptop and decided on Dell Inspiron 17R Special Edition. Found what I think is a pretty good deal in Dell Outlet a scratch and Dent. Has anyone had problems with dell Scratch and dent? Are the below specs for $770 a good deal? any comments on th 17r se in general?

Dell Outlet Inspiron 17R Special Edition Laptop
Nvidia GeForce GT 650M 2GB
32 GB SSDR mSATA Full Card
8X Tray Load CD/DVD Burner (DVD+/-RW Drive)
Service Software
17.3 Inch Full High Definition (1080p) LED Display with Anti-Glare
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Information
Processor: Intel Core 3rd Generation i7-3630QM Processor (6MB cache, up to 3.4Ghz)
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Service Software
1 TB 5400 RPM SATA Hard Drive
Documentation
Software
Intel Centrino Wireless 2230, 2x2 bgn + Bluetooth
8GB Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz
Shipping Material
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Windows 64 Bit
Scratch & Dent
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Label
Service Software
Windows 64 Bit
125V Power Cord
130W A/C Adapter, 3P
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1.0 MP HD Camera with MIC
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Aluminium
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Cyberlink Media Suite Essentials DVD
Windows 8
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English Backlit Keyboard with Multi-touch Touchpad
6 Cell Lithium-Ion Primary Battery

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Seems great.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 11, 2013 1:42 PM PDT

I paid about that for an i7 laptop with only a Nvidia 625m so this is more for same price.

My only quibble and question is that you are going to use this as a desktop. 17 inch models don't travel well.
Bob

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by SammieSams / April 11, 2013 2:11 PM PDT
In reply to: Seems great.

Thanks for the quick response. Yes this is basically meant as a desktop replacement. I like the idea of something slightly more mobile than an all in one but i won't be commuting with it. It will spend most of its life on the coffee table. And the occasional vacation.

Just ordered today so I am curious to see what the exact scratch/dent is.

Price also includes a full year premium support and accidental damage, not sure if that was necessary.

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