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June 29, 2011 6:43:40 PM

Trying to decide between these two laptops, was wondering if one is better than the other. They are both the same price.

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HP dv6t Select Laptop or Dell Inspiron 15R

HP
Processor & Memory:

Intel® Core™ i5-2410M Processor at 2.3GHz
3MB L3 Cache
6GB DDR3 SDRAM (2 DIMM)

Drives:

640GB (5,400RPM) SATA Hard Drive
Blu-Ray and SuperMulti DVD Burner

Graphics & Video:

15.6" High Definition LED BrightView Display (1366 x 768)
Integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 (HDMI, VGA)

Communications:

Intel 802.11 b/g/n WLAN
Integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN

Audio:

Beats™ Audio for Superior Sound and Two Speakers that Tilt

Keyboard:

HP Standard Keyboard

Personalization:

Color: Brushed Aluminum in Dark Umber (metal)
Integrated HP TrueVision HD Webcam, Microphone and SimplePass Fingerprint Reader

Ports:

2x SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Ports
2x USB 2.0 Ports
1x HDMI
1x VGA
1x RJ-45 (LAN)
1x Media Card Reader

Operating System:

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)

Productivity Software: Office Home & Student 2010 - Full Version

Microsoft® Word
Microsoft® Excel
Microsoft® PowerPoint

Additional Software:

Norton Internet Security™ (60 Day Trial)

Power Supply:

6-cell Lithium Ion Battery
65W AC Adapter

Additional Information:

Approximate Weight: 5.78 lbs.
Dimensions: 14.88 W x 9.71" D x 1.23"~1.39" H
ENERGY STAR Qualified

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DELL
Processor & Memory:

Intel® Core™ i5-2410M Processor 2.3GHz (TurboBoost up to 2.9)
6GB DDR3 2 DIMM

Drives:

640GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
Blu-ray combo Drive

Graphics & Video:

15.6" High Definition (720p) LED Display with TrueLife™
Intel HD Graphics 3000

Communications:

Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 + Bluetooth
Integrated 1.0MP Webcam

Audio:

High Definition Audio 2.0 with SRS Premium Sound

I/O Ports & Slots:

8-in-1 Card Reader
2 - USB 3.0
1 - USB 2.0
1 eSATA/USB 2.0
15-pin VGA Connector
RJ-45 (LAN)
AC Adapter Connector
Audio Jacks (1 line-out, 1 Mic-in)
HDMI
10/100 WLAN

Productivity Software: Office Home & Student 2010 - Full Version

Microsoft® Word
Microsoft® Excel
Microsoft® PowerPoint

Operating System:

Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)

Additional Software:

McAfee Platinum - 30 day
Adobe® Acrobat® Reader

Power Supply:

6-Cell Battery

Additional Information:

Dimensions: W 13.5" x D 9.68" x H 1.20" front - 1.29" back
Weight (Approximately): 4.89 lbs

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June 29, 2011 7:18:05 PM

they seem to be identical machines. i would pick the one you think looks better
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June 29, 2011 7:33:18 PM

r3xx3r said:
they seem to be identical machines. i would pick the one you think looks better



Is Dell better than HP?
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June 29, 2011 8:23:55 PM

I wouldn't say either of those brands are more reliable than the other, so pick what one you like best.
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