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... Still, Id best not jump to the end of the story, had I? Id better tell you about our experiences with Dell Computers. Just a little bit of background about the company first. It was founded in 1984 by Michael Dell with the express intention of selling custom-built computers direct ... Read review

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Dell-Boy's computers

AdvantagesIf you can get hold of a computer they're not bad.

DisadvantagesDell prefer to hang on to your money and the computer!

"...you about our experiences with Dell Computers. Just a little bit of background about the company first. It was founded in 1984 by Michael Dell with the express intention of selling custom-built computers direct to the end-user without the intervention of a retailer. So far as UK purchasers are concerned, they operate out of a manufacturing plant in Limerick and another on the outskirts of Dublin. They still operate on the same principle of offering ..." Read review
11.10.2002

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Community Level 2Frayed

Frayed

A Dell Disaster

AdvantagesQuick delivery; Cheap

DisadvantagesHORRIFIC CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPT!

"...to invest in my laptop. Dell are admired for their excellent prices which are kept low since they only supply them themselves ie. there's no middle man (so at least you can forget another trip to PC World!) I logged onto Dell's website (www.dell.co.uk) to find no mention of the offer anywhere on the site. Confused, I decided to ring the "if you have any questions" number and confirm I would receive 512Mb instead of 256Mb as advertised in the brochure ..." Read review
27.08.2004

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Community Level 6GR-Design

GR-Design

Dell, the best of the best

AdvantagesQuality PC Systems

DisadvantagesSome people may not like Black!

"...a lot of experience with Dell machines....I work as a freelance medical practice IT support bloke (I dont really know what to call myself, I suppose engineer would do!) and a lot of the time Im asked to install PCs as medical suppliers basically rip practices off with their huge prices, therefore I undercut them and get the work! Now, Im going to have to tell you to read dave27s opinion on Dell machines when youve finished this one, as he talks ..." Read review
05.08.2002

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Community Level 2daveylee20

daveylee20

Dell & your money

Advantagesthere high quality & easy to use

DisadvantagesCosts less at first, but costs your more later on.

"Dell are a world wide known computer company. They offer high quality products for a fair price to. We all know how good they are, the savings you can make & the wide range they offer. But some few bits of information you should consider before you consider buying from dell. Presuming your wanting a dell pc. Dell ship there products specially designed for there components. In many cases, you will find that a graphics card in side your pc is in ..." Read review
19.06.2007

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Community Level 1mightyaphr...

mightyaphrodite

dell dimension 2400

Advantageseasy to order, quick to deliver

Disadvantagesdodgy costomer services

"...in. A simple mistake by Dell with my name on my credit card meant the payment didn't go through. We ordered this about 4 weeks before Christmas so we were expecting a longer delivery time. However after a week I emailed them as I couldn't track my order, only to be told that they'd cancelled the order as my card had been rejected. They hadn't bothered to tell me this, so I'd been waiting delivery for nothing. We established that they'd made a mistake ..." Read review
26.04.2004

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