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Best deal from Dell?

by a4phantom / November 5, 2005 3:00 PM PST

I'm planning on buying either the Inspiron 6000 (Pentium) or the XPS 140 laptop from Dell. I have a lot more time than money, so I'm free to wait for the best deal. My question is, how do I know what Dell's offering and when savings are at their peak?

If anyone has anything to say about either laptop, I'd also like to hear that.

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those aren't the best deals available
by hijack masta / November 6, 2005 6:34 AM PST
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In my opinion, I would get a inspiron 9300, but if you want to choose between the 6000 and m140(also known as inspiron 630m), i'd suggest you get the 6000 with a coupon from coupon mountain. at coupon mountain, you could track deals from dell and other stuff. And why i recommend the 6000 instead is that it always has good coupons for inspiron notebooks not xps notebooks. I currently own a 9300 and i have a friend that has a 6000 and mine is much faster and advanced. Hope this helps.

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Thanks
by a4phantom / November 6, 2005 1:38 PM PST

I've been drooling over the 9300, but would like some more battery life.

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it does have pretty good battery life
by hijack masta / November 11, 2005 1:02 PM PST
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If you buy the 6000 with integrated and 9 cell battery it lasts about 5 hours! 6 cell is about 3/4 of the 9 cells. And if you want to buy it with dedicated graphics it will last about 4:25-4:35 with 9 cell and a dimmer display setting.

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maybe this wll help
by linkit / November 7, 2005 4:34 AM PST
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