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Old 5th July 2009, 16:11   #436
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BUT. Now my sister calls me in the morning and is confused about Laptop v/s Desktop.
Go for a laptop. A laptop in 20 -30k range will do that job for her. And gives freedom from power cuts for free
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Please recommend any specifc model.

Thanks for all the replies guys.
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for portability and space constraints laptops are a great alternative.

But Desktops are still more powerful and efficient and customizable and easy to repair and cheaper to maintain.

A well configured dell laptop should go for about 37-38. A more powerful Dell Desktop will come to the same price.
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Please recommend any specifc model.

Thanks for all the replies guys.

Choose either of these:

Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop Details

Both are good enough for day-to-day Email / MS Office / Chat kind of usage.

And Dell has the best A.S.S. for retail customers so support should not be an issue when (not if) it becomes bogged down with all sorts of spyware and need backups + reformat.
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I need a 17/19" TFT monitor. It would be used only for office purposes.

Which brand should I go for ? Viewsonic/Dell/Others ?
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Dell or LG.

For Office use, your Primary need is stability and onsite support when things go wrong. Dell and LG both best network for support.

Cost would be 6 -7k.
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Dell or LG.

For Office use, your Primary need is stability and onsite support when things go wrong. Dell and LG both best network for support.

Cost would be 6 -7k.
Thanks for the reply.

How is Samsung/AOC/Acer ?
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samsung is a bit pricey, a little low on features but the monitors look good , and the panels are also nice.

AOC and Acer are cut price VFM options
I agree with Netfreak. Get a Dell !
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Hi,

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I agree with Netfreak. Get a Dell !
We usually hear 3rd time lucky.

It got reversed for me. After prompt assistance from Dell in the past (email the next day, phone call the day after the mail and technician here on the 6th for the first time, similar pattern with the replacement battery on the 7th day for the second time), I reported an overheating and machine switching off due to overheating on 27/06/2009 and a reply email with a long list of procedures to check (If I could do all these, I would have been better off as a computer technician) on 05/07/2009.

All good things have to end, I suppose. Among all the laptops in my shop, this has needed the most attention, though this is the only one which is tight out there in the open (the others are inside my office).

Anyway an extensive sucking / blowing) operation with my office vacuum cleaner has solved the overheating problem for now.

Oh! I got a polite 'Sorry for the late reply' when I pointed out that I was supposed to get the next business day attention!
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heh, personally i dont have a single dell product. I prefer buying from people who can be held accountable for what they sell, and do so as much as possible.

Just recommended it because of the overwhelmingly positive reports I've heard about them from my friends
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Got a quote from Dell for 18.5" for Rs.6850 & 17" for Rs.7500. Which one to go for ?
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What are model numbers for these two?
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Got a quote from Dell for 18.5" for Rs.6850 & 17" for Rs.7500. Which one to go for ?
Depends upon the Features and response time too. 17" might have more features and better response time than 18.5". Can you specify the model numbers of both ?

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What are model numbers for these two?
Dell S1909W Flat Panel Monitor

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Dell E1909W 19-inch Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor
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Go for this :

Dell E1909W 19-inch Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor

This has better warranty terms.
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