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Good: I used to own it until I yelled at dell for a trade of whichthey gave me a vostro 200 :(.Anyways,the only good thing was that it multi-task function on that pc was worth keeping.
Bad: the bad thing about this pc is pretty much everything.keep in mind i cleaned it constantly and maintained it pretty healthy.BUT THE NOISE!!! i couldn't sleep >.<"
Comment: The bad thing was that the fans and the heatsinks would overheat. there isn't enough room to work with so i always had to have a home fan pointing at the damn thing.By the way i constantly called Dell for many replacements on the pc. throughout the 3 years that i had it, I replaced both fans every 3-6 months, i replaced the power supply about 2 times, the 2 memory cards, and the dual processor once.soon after that the slide door for the cd drive broke and that when i lost my temper and yelled at dell employees.ok then ta ta i hope you find my info useful because i would recommend DON"T GET ONE!!!
Comment: I bought a secondhand one for Â£150 as an emergency stopgap. Less specifactions than specified (single core processor)and without the Monitor. Still going in 2011. Although, I am using this as a small business machine, I see more of a music home base. DVD burner is a bit iffy. Not quiet and freezes occasionally (although this may be external drivers?). Its size and weight mean it is portable, so as a back-up or special use machine, I anticipate it will have a use in the future.
Good: Small and thin, lasted the best part of 6 years
Bad: Very loud, Poor upgrade potential, Dell support is minimal, CD-ROM stopped working after 6 months
Comment: Had to replace the mouse since it came with a ball pointer. Upgraded the DDR2 RAM to 4GB but that's all I could upgrade due to the lack of space on the inside. The CD-ROM broke after about 6 months and couldn't buy a new one because the model was discontinued. When Windows 7 arrived in the shops, I checked the hardware and it was compatible with the 64-bit version so it's been running that smoothly ever since. It's currently in the shop as it can no longer power on. This is it's last chance and I will replace it if I have to spend any more than Â£100 on it. Overall, it's been good over the years but I've been dreaming of getting a new PC for the past 2 years.
Good: The mouse (logitech)
Bad: HEAT, HEAT, NOISE, DELL SERVICE... DELL ENGINEERS...
Comment: YOU CAN COOK SOMETHING ON IT. The noise level is terrible, I suppose that the life of the components will be brief...
Good: Small, compact, unobtrusive
Bad: Have had to have motherboard replaced and one of the memory modules
Comment: At first sight this looks superb, however its looks are not matched by its performance, at the moment it keeps shutting down while I am in the middle of working
Good: It's quick and efficient at what I use it for
Bad: Noise, noise, noise!
Comment: Have I got a duff model? Should it be a quiet PC? It has a massive vibration issue as well.
Good: Nothing, I want to send this machine back, but Dell don't even want it!
Bad: Dell call centre support is low rate
Comment: Three major faults in first 2 months... What will go wrong next? We will wait and see...
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