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Excellent well-featured budget laptop from IBM partner

Advantages: Durable and reliable, surprisingly good build quality and feature-rich for low price
Disadvantages: Old-fashioned styling, display limited to 1024x768

*UPDATE, 31 OCTOBER 2009: Well, as an utterly (and literally) shocking testament to the build quality of this laptop, last night I inadvertently knocked over a glass of water on my desk, the entire contents of which went straight into my laptop while it ...

thereddragon 08.07.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Lenovo IdeaCentre C200

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Careful you don't drop it!

Advantages: Great name and good support
Disadvantages: poor build quality, flimsy

The Compaq line of small form factor PCs have always been sturdy machines very suited to the business environment. Compaq used to take care to design a machine without the frills, which would meet most standard business use. Costs were also kept low, ...

pob0782 03.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of HP Compaq Business Desktop D530 (DF372A)

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great workhorse!

Advantages: brand name, small form factor case
Disadvantages: expensive

A company that i have recently done work for has purchased a number of these machine (my job was to set up the network, and install the computers). On the outside: The computer case is finished in black and silver and makes it look fant ...

andy.taylor 24.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of HP Compaq Business Desktop D530 (DF372A)

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The Future Of Good Value Desktop PC's

Advantages: Cheap Price, Top Of The Range For Price Bracket
Disadvantages: There are faster systems out there, comes stand alone with no hardware

I recently bought this computer for myself and my family to use to access the internet and for my coursework at college. I needed a replacement for my now ancient 700 Mhz 64mb of RAM. This has more like the power of the game boy in comparison to modern da ...

friedchris 16.04.2004 · Read full review
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Review of HP Compaq Business Desktop D530 (DF372A)

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Good value, but don't be fooled by this

Advantages: Fairly good spec for price, good room for updating in the future
Disadvantages: Deceptive price -many peripherals not included. Also apart from processor spec not amazing

A friend from work recently purchased this PC, due to its low cost and fast speed, however after buying the PC was very disappointed. At first glance this seems like a great buy, however the fast processor is really the only high spec. component of the PC ...

Terigoche 10.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of HP Compaq Business Desktop D530 (DF372A)

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