HP 630 (4GB ram, 500 GB) vs Dell Inspiron N5040, Ubuntu

Hello, which one of them, would be a better buy. Price is the same, so i canät make a decision on them.
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  1. HP:


    Model Name:
    HP 630 A6E89EA Laptop

    Processor & Chipset:
    Processor : Intel® Core™ i3-380M / 2.53 GHz
    chipset : Intel GM45 Express

    RAM:
    Technology : DDR3 SDRAM 1333 MHz
    Installed Size : 4 GB

    Cache Memory:
    L3 Cache 3 MB

    Hard Disk Drive:
    500 GB HDD / 5400 rpm - Serial ATA II

    Optical Drive:
    DVD Rewriter (Records DVDs 8x & CDs 24x & Dual Layer Super Multi)

    Graphics:
    Graphics Processor : Integrated (Intel® HD Graphics with up to 1274MB Shared Memory)

    Display:
    Features : HP Anti-Glare
    Display Type : 15.6" TFT
    Max Resolution : 1366 x 768 ( HD )
    Widescreen Display : Yes
    LCD Backlight Technology : LED backlight
    Image Aspect Ratio : 16:9

    Network:
    Wireless LAN connection : Yes
    Wireless LAN type : 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
    Ethernet LAN connection : Yes
    Bluetooth : Yes
    Bluetooth version : 3.0
    3G network access module : No

    Interfaces:
    USB 2.0 ports quantity : 3
    VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity : 1
    HDMI ports quantity : 1
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity : 1
    Speaker/ headphone/ line-out jack : 1
    Microphone, line-in jack : Yes
    S/PDIF out port : No
    TV out port : HDMI
    Infrared data port : No
    DC-in jack : Yes

    Ports:
    3x USB 2.0 ports

    Audio:
    Integrated Sound System

    Camera:
    Camera : Integrated Webcam with Microphone

    Battery:
    Technology : lithium-ion
    Number of battery cells : 6 pcs
    Battery Life : 3-4 Hours (up to 4 hours with power management)

    Dimensions(WxDxH):
    376 mm x 247 mm x 31.8 mm

    Weight:
    2-3 Kg (This Model 2.5 Kg)

    Operating System:
    Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64-bit

    Other Preloaded Software:
    HP Recovery Manager
    HP Support Assistant
    HP Wireless Assistant
    Cyberlink Power DVD
    Cyberlink Power 2 Go
    Cyberlink YouCam BE
    Symantec Norton™ Internet Security 2011 (60-day trial)
    Microsoft Office 2010 preloaded (purchase of a Product Key required to activate a full Office 2010 suite)


    DELL:
    Screen size 15.6"
    Screen type LED Glare
    CPU Pentium P6200, 2.13GHz
    Video RAM capacity 4096 MB
    HDD 500 GB
    HDD rotation speed 5400 rpm
    Video Card Intel HD graphics
    Native display resolution HD 1366x768
    HDMI 1
    Operating System Linux
    Keyboard language ENG/RUS
    Battery 6 cell
    Weight 2.4 kg
    CPU clock 2.13GHz
    CPU TurboBoost frequency No
    CPU cores 2
    CPU HyperThreading No
    CPU cache 3MB
    Optical drive DVD+/-RW
    D-SUB 1
    USB 3.0 No
    USB 2.0 3
    FireWire No
    ExpressCard No
    Line out Ir
    DisplayPort No
    Microphone in Yes
    RAM type DDR3
    RAM type 1333MHz
    BlueTooth No
    WebCam Yes
    Free ram slots No info
    Maximum RAM upgrade option No info
    Cardreader SD, MS PRO un xD
    Wireless 802.11 B/G/N
    Numpad No
    Use Home/Business
    Speakers Stereo
    3G No
  2. The HP hands down for two reasons:

    1) Comes with Windows
    2) Faster CPU
  3. I heard that the keyboard of HP and the resistance are really bad, do you think that it is correct and if it is, is it still better than Dell ?
  4. The biggest question you have to ask is how comfortable are you with Linux? If you never used it, stick with Windows. At least with Windows, you don't have to worry about compatibility issues, finding drivers, etc. It just works.


    Far as laptop keyboards, I use always an external keyboard anyway for I do too much typing, and prefer a full size keyboard. I've had both HP and Dell laptops, and the keyboards felt the same to me, but again, rarely use them.
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