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By uniquepachu
Jan 10, 2008
  1. Hi, I configured a Dell XPS over the i-net for my home use. I do a lil of Multimedia, gaming and office work. Please comment on the configuration that I have done and please tell me if it is worth the money that I am paying. If you feel that any change in the connfiguration would do better please do inform me. Please share your thoughts and opinions. I would love to hear from TechSpot !!

    Total Price : Rs 58,967.00

    Base System Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo Processor T7250
    Label (Dual Core & Intel Wireless)
    2.0GHz, 2MB Cache, 800 MHz FSB

    Operating System Genuine Windows Vista(R) Home Premium - with AERO experience

    Item included in the System:

    1 ExpressCard Slot, (DOES NOT SUPPORT PCMCIA CARDS)
    Regulatory Label
    Shipping Mod with Powercord
    Mod Specs Info (India)
    Dell(TM) Support
    Dell(TM) Support Center 1.0
    8-in-1 media card reader
    Binder Kit

    Integrated 10/100 Fast Ethernet
    Dell(TM) Travel Remote Control
    Noise Isolation Ear Buds
    Dell(TM) Media Direct
    Approx. 2.0GB of HDD space will be allocated to Dell Media Direct.
    Dell(TM) PC-Restore
    The capacity varies with preloaded material and operating environment.
    PC Restore will occupy some HDD capacity.
    External USB modem (WW)
    RJ-11 Modem cable (AP)
    Dell(TM) Keyboard with Touchpad (English)

    Display
    15.4" Widescreen WXGA (1280x800) TFT Display with TrueLife(TM)

    Memory
    2GB (2 X 1024MB) 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM

    Audio Solution
    Integrated Sound Blaster Audigy ADVANCED HD Audio Software

    Video Card
    256MB NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) 8600M GT

    Keyboard & Mice
    Dell(TM) Premium Optical Mouse

    Hard Drives
    160GB SATA Hard Drive

    Internal Optical Drive
    Internal 8X DVD+/-RW Combination Drive with dual layer write capabilities

    Bluetooth Module
    Dell(TM) Wireless 355 Bluetooth Module

    Wireless Network Solution
    Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945 Dual Band 802.11a/g 54Mbps Wireless Mini Card

    Color Kits
    Tuxedo Black LCD display with Integrated 2.0 mega pixel web cam
    Camera Bezel
    Camera Software

    Palmrest Option
    Palmrest with Fingerprint Reader
    Finger Print Reader Software

    Adapter 90W AC Adapter

    Primary Battery 6-cell Lithium Ion Primary Battery

    Carry Case Dell(TM) Nylon Backpack

    Shipment Box for Case
    Dell Services: Hardware Maintenance 1-year XPS Premier Service with 1-year CompleteCover

    1 Year Priority PC User 24x7 Support (Round-The-Clock Technical Assistance)

    Regional Support Within Asia Pacific Countries for Notebooks with 1 Yr NBD
     
  2. hulent

    hulent TS Rookie Posts: 46

    I would highly suggest asking Dell if you can go with Windows XP Professional. I have never personally had a problem with Vista, but I have fixed many computers with Vista specific problems.:grinthumb
     
  3. uniquepachu

    uniquepachu TS Rookie Topic Starter

    So u mean to say that I need to go for XP rather than Vista.. Thanks.. Do u think Windows XP will work fine with the same config ??
     
  4. hulent

    hulent TS Rookie Posts: 46

    Looks like it. I would ask Dell.
     
  5. uniquepachu

    uniquepachu TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you very much for your suggestion !!
     
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