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Dell 8600 - still worth looking at ten years on

AdvantagesFull size laptop with 'netbook' performance, very cheap to buy now.

DisadvantagesLacks some of the most recent features of modern units

"...since the last review, the Dell 8600 is still worth looking at – as long as it’s for the right reasons. The It industry is obsessed with smaller, faster, more features, but price points seem remarkably resilient. When the 8600 was first produced it was at the lower-middle end of the performance range, and commanded a price accordingly – around £750 I believe. It provided a reasonable range of ‘current’ features which still make it a desirable ‘second ..." Read review

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Community Level 1speeddevil


Ideal laptop for any use

AdvantagesWide screen, Stunning graphics, Nice look and feel. Very fast

DisadvantagesNo PS/2 Slots, more USB ports needed

"...i was looking for, and Dell lets you customize many of the hardware components which was a plus. Also when i bought this one, there was an offer for free delivery and double memory. Even without that for the same specification there wasnt another company that could match the price of this laptop. As soon as i got the laptop (7 days earlier than i was told) i ran a number of bench mark tests on it. One of them in particular amazed me. Using ..." Read review

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Community Level 2zoe_holl


Dell Inspiron 8600c - A truly perfect laptop

AdvantagesGood Value for money

DisadvantagesPerhaps not advanced enough for PC enthusiasts

"...but one look at the dell website and i couldnt wait to take this laptop home! It set me back around £800 - but for this i got the free delivery, carry case and a printer (the printer was part of a promotion at the time). The computer was delivered just two days after ordering - seven days earlier than quoted. The delivery men were very polte and helpful. The inspiron 8600c is a mid range dell laptop and i would recommend it to most computer ..." Read review

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