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New Dell 9100 Desktop with BTX + Dual-Core!

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May 26, 2005 9:46:44 AM

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I just noticed this on Dell's web site. Looks like the 8400 has droped
in price by ~$100 or more.

http://www1.us.dell.com/content/topics/segtopic.aspx/br...
Anonymous
May 26, 2005 6:58:43 PM

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"rmm" <rmm1014@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:1117111604.538007.30900@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com...
>I just noticed this on Dell's web site. Looks like the 8400 has droped
> in price by ~$100 or more.
>
> http://www1.us.dell.com/content/topics/segtopic.aspx/br...

Attractive: 0, Fugly: 1
Anonymous
May 27, 2005 3:42:46 AM

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"User N" <usern@invalid.invalid> wrote in message
news:UZudneqDlJHDgQvfRVn-rg@comcast.com...
>
> "rmm" <rmm1014@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:1117111604.538007.30900@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com...
> >I just noticed this on Dell's web site. Looks like the 8400 has droped
> > in price by ~$100 or more.
> >
> >
http://www1.us.dell.com/content/topics/segtopic.aspx/br...
>
> Attractive: 0, Fugly: 1
>

No sa! Dell says it's attractive. You must have bad taste or vision...
8-)))
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Anonymous
May 27, 2005 4:05:11 AM

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"rmm" <rmm1014@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:1117111604.538007.30900@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com...
> I just noticed this on Dell's web site. Looks like the 8400 has droped
> in price by ~$100 or more.
>
>
http://www1.us.dell.com/content/topics/segtopic.aspx/br...
>

Price shown doesn't include a dual core processor though. Another $100,$270
or $510 for dual core. And then there is the beautiful 17" conventional
monitor used in the base price. They'll give you a whopping $20 back to
drop it. The 17" Ultrasharp panel is only $269 but if you want a second one
that one costs $369. What's with THAT?! And there is "The Dimension 9100
comes standard with 90 day ltd warranty, at-home service and 90 day tech
support." Is that new???

By the time you fit this system out like it should be it'll likely be around
$2000 and not close to the $1000 base price. I think I'd wait a little
while to see how the new dual core stuff shakes out. They don't call it the
bleeding edge for nothing.
Anonymous
May 27, 2005 6:23:17 AM

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Neat! I'll likely end up buying one of these, once the dust settles. I'll be
curious how people react. Main question is whether they're as quiet as the
old models. Dell has done a fantastic job with quiet air flow, and their
history, plus the supposed benefit of BTX, should assure a good report for
this model. But the new chips run hot, and I'll want to see how they worked
out the cooling.
Anonymous
May 27, 2005 7:01:59 AM

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This looks like the Dimension 5000 that they have been selling in the UK for
a while now. I've supplied a few for my customers. See here:

http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/products/productdetai...

Extremely quiet, built well and easy to service. They have a hole behind
the front panel for cooling that you can put your hand through! The US
version seems to have a silver coloured front instead of our black one.


"Talkin Horse" <davidrolfeN0SP&AM@earthlink.net> wrote in message
news:p wvle.1041$MI4.1004@newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net...
> Neat! I'll likely end up buying one of these, once the dust settles. I'll
> be curious how people react. Main question is whether they're as quiet as
> the old models. Dell has done a fantastic job with quiet air flow, and
> their history, plus the supposed benefit of BTX, should assure a good
> report for this model. But the new chips run hot, and I'll want to see how
> they worked out the cooling.
>
Anonymous
May 27, 2005 8:21:23 AM

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"rmm" <rmm1014@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:1117111604.538007.30900@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com...
>I just noticed this on Dell's web site. Looks like the 8400 has droped
> in price by ~$100 or more.
>
> http://www1.us.dell.com/content/topics/segtopic.aspx/br...
>

7 USB ports vs 8 on the 8400?
Anonymous
May 27, 2005 9:26:25 AM

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"snert" <snert@bowwow.com> wrote in message news:MFwle.13406$eR.10619@fe05.lga...
>
> "User N" <usern@invalid.invalid> wrote in message
> news:UZudneqDlJHDgQvfRVn-rg@comcast.com...

>> Attractive: 0, Fugly: 1
>
> No sa! Dell says it's attractive. You must have bad taste or vision...
> 8-)))

Both actually :-) Not to mention a couple of small critters which,
from the looks of it, would be up in that case in no time.
Anonymous
May 28, 2005 12:40:17 AM

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It is not the same as the Dimension 5000 they sell here in europe,
because that one is 16,3 inch high whereas the height of the Dimension
9100 is stated as 17,5 inch

Jonathan Eales wrote:
> This looks like the Dimension 5000 that they have been selling in
the
> UK for a while now. I've supplied a few for my customers. See here:
>
>
http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/products/productdetai...
>
> Extremely quiet, built well and easy to service. They have a hole
> behind the front panel for cooling that you can put your hand
> through! The US version seems to have a silver coloured front
> instead of our black one.
>
>
> "Talkin Horse" <davidrolfeN0SP&AM@earthlink.net> wrote in message
> news:p wvle.1041$MI4.1004@newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net...
>> Neat! I'll likely end up buying one of these, once the dust
settles.
>> I'll be curious how people react. Main question is whether they're
>> as quiet as the old models. Dell has done a fantastic job with
quiet
>> air flow, and their history, plus the supposed benefit of BTX,
>> should assure a good report for this model. But the new chips run
>> hot, and I'll want to see how they worked out the cooling.
Anonymous
May 28, 2005 12:40:18 AM

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Is it possible to import and use a European Dell? I am guessing your
electrical systems are set to different specs than those in America. I do
not understand all there is to know about electricity, but what I ask is
would I burn the machine up by putting an American Dell power supply in it?
It would most likely not be wrth all of the effort of importing, but I ask
out of curiosity.

Joe


"wederik" <wederik@NOSPAMchello.nl> wrote in message
news:RALle.237067$Sc7.213372@amsnews05.chello.com...
> It is not the same as the Dimension 5000 they sell here in europe,
> because that one is 16,3 inch high whereas the height of the Dimension
> 9100 is stated as 17,5 inch
>
> Jonathan Eales wrote:
>> This looks like the Dimension 5000 that they have been selling in
> the
>> UK for a while now. I've supplied a few for my customers. See here:
>>
>>
> http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/products/productdetai...
>>
>> Extremely quiet, built well and easy to service. They have a hole
>> behind the front panel for cooling that you can put your hand
>> through! The US version seems to have a silver coloured front
>> instead of our black one.
>>
>>
>> "Talkin Horse" <davidrolfeN0SP&AM@earthlink.net> wrote in message
>> news:p wvle.1041$MI4.1004@newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net...
>>> Neat! I'll likely end up buying one of these, once the dust
> settles.
>>> I'll be curious how people react. Main question is whether they're
>>> as quiet as the old models. Dell has done a fantastic job with
> quiet
>>> air flow, and their history, plus the supposed benefit of BTX,
>>> should assure a good report for this model. But the new chips run
>>> hot, and I'll want to see how they worked out the cooling.
>
>
Anonymous
May 28, 2005 12:30:16 PM

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I hardly have any technical knowledge but I guess it is possible with
some kind of a transformer to change the 220-240 Volt that is used in
Europe into a different mains voltage that you use. After all
travellers use their shavers om both continents
However, the main question is : why should you ? Computers are
certainly is not cheaper than in the US, it will be a lot of trouble
to import and not least, Dells imperfect service will fail completely
in case of such an eccentric machine ...
greetings,
wederik


Joseph Bradford wrote:
> Is it possible to import and use a European Dell? I am guessing
your
> electrical systems are set to different specs than those in America.
> I do not understand all there is to know about electricity, but what
> I ask is would I burn the machine up by putting an American Dell
> power supply in it? It would most likely not be wrth all of the
> effort of importing, but I ask out of curiosity.
>
> Joe
>
>
> "wederik" <wederik@NOSPAMchello.nl> wrote in message
> news:RALle.237067$Sc7.213372@amsnews05.chello.com...
>> It is not the same as the Dimension 5000 they sell here in europe,
>> because that one is 16,3 inch high whereas the height of the
>> Dimension 9100 is stated as 17,5 inch
>>
>> Jonathan Eales wrote:
>>> This looks like the Dimension 5000 that they have been selling in
>> the
>>> UK for a while now. I've supplied a few for my customers. See
here:
>>>
>>>
>>
http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/products/productdetai...
>>>
>>> Extremely quiet, built well and easy to service. They have a hole
>>> behind the front panel for cooling that you can put your hand
>>> through! The US version seems to have a silver coloured front
>>> instead of our black one.
>>>
>>>
>>> "Talkin Horse" <davidrolfeN0SP&AM@earthlink.net> wrote in message
>>> news:p wvle.1041$MI4.1004@newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net...
>>>> Neat! I'll likely end up buying one of these, once the dust
>> settles.
>>>> I'll be curious how people react. Main question is whether
they're
>>>> as quiet as the old models. Dell has done a fantastic job with
>> quiet
>>>> air flow, and their history, plus the supposed benefit of BTX,
>>>> should assure a good report for this model. But the new chips run
>>>> hot, and I'll want to see how they worked out the cooling.
Anonymous
May 28, 2005 1:25:25 PM

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To buy a "Dimension 5000" in the US, you need to buy an Optiplex GX280
in the MT chassis. It appears to be the same system. Likewise, the new
Dimension 9100 (which won't be available until the end of June) appears
to be the same chassis as the recently announced Precision Workstation
380 (currently backordered until the end of June). In either case you
would be paying more but would have a 3 year warranty with US-based tech
support.

wederik wrote:
> It is not the same as the Dimension 5000 they sell here in europe,
> because that one is 16,3 inch high whereas the height of the Dimension
> 9100 is stated as 17,5 inch
>
> Jonathan Eales wrote:
>
>>This looks like the Dimension 5000 that they have been selling in
>
> the
>
>>UK for a while now. I've supplied a few for my customers. See here:
>>
>>
>
> http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/products/productdetai...
>
>>Extremely quiet, built well and easy to service. They have a hole
>>behind the front panel for cooling that you can put your hand
>>through! The US version seems to have a silver coloured front
>>instead of our black one.
>>
>>
>>"Talkin Horse" <davidrolfeN0SP&AM@earthlink.net> wrote in message
>>news:p wvle.1041$MI4.1004@newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net...
>>
>>>Neat! I'll likely end up buying one of these, once the dust
>
> settles.
>
>>>I'll be curious how people react. Main question is whether they're
>>>as quiet as the old models. Dell has done a fantastic job with
>
> quiet
>
>>>air flow, and their history, plus the supposed benefit of BTX,
>>>should assure a good report for this model. But the new chips run
>>>hot, and I'll want to see how they worked out the cooling.
>
>
>
!