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Which laptop is better for the same configuration

by kd101 / January 16, 2007 5:40 AM PST

I have been looking for a laptop for a while now and narrowed my choice to Dell E1505 and a HP DV6000t

I bought a 1505 because it had better warranty (at home service), lower price for same features what is the mood out there do people like dell E1505 or the HPDV6000 t

Let me know your choice based on the following criteria

* Reliability and Durability (Which will last longer)
* Price (Get more with lower price or at lower price)
* Build Quality
* Performance

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Same parts inside.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 16, 2007 6:35 AM PST

So the one you treat well will last longer. The same make of CPUs inside, the same hard disks and so on make any guess at longevity a guess. While I get 4 years out of a laptop they are never dropped, sat on, loaned out, etc.

Bob

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Longevity ...
by Ghost26-20878886633866019035262628200812 / January 16, 2007 7:37 AM PST
In reply to: Same parts inside.

A laptop is like a desktop ...

It will last the same time. It can last 10 years if you want ( you'll change the battery, of course ). If you had RAM over years and a larger hard-drive, it will last even longer because the Core Duo or the Core 2 Duo is not about to But the components will stay competitive about 3 to 4 years. After, it will become like my old Pentium III 800 ... A secondary computer.

A laptop that is cleaned from dust regularly ( like a desktop ) will last as long as a desktop.

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