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great laptop for under a grand in Aldi

Discussion in 'Shopping, Deals, Discounts & Bargains' started by didgit, Feb 19, 2004.

  1. didgit

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    I keep reading the description below and can't believe the price.
    see link
    http://www.aldi.co.uk/specials_01_11/offers_nav.htm

    Fully loaded 3.06 GHz laptop £999.99
    Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor
    supporting Hyper-Threading Technology
    533MHz FSB, with APC & Smart Power
    • Multi Format DVD Burner
    • DVD R/RW
    • WIRELESS LAN 11MBit/s
    • NVIDIA GeForce 128MB FX5600
    • 60 GB Hard Disk
    • 24 month manufacturer warranty
    • Carry Bag
    • Huge software package

    this is one amazing offer if only I had a spare grand :rolleyes:
    it's definitately worth a lot more don't you think ?

    hope someone will benefit from my post
     
  2. woody67

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    It doesn't appear to come with any memory!
    :eek:

    That will probablly cost you £400 extra. lol

    Its definately tempting
     
  3. didgit

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    I think it does, their website ain't that brilliant, I'll have a lok tonight as I received a very details ad through the post which detail softwar, case, ect...
     
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    I think it's 512 DDR400. It's not a Medion brand but a Gericom. I don't know what their track record is like however it makes one wonder why Aldi have not offered the Medion this time :confused:
     
  5. msrx7mh3

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    Gericom is a generic laptop manufacturer- also make the "Advent" range of laptops for PC World.
     
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    :)
     
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    Haha,

    ..well, I'd say the build quality of these laptops isn't quite up to the standard of the Toshiba/ IBM's of this world, but you do get a loads of stuff packed in- the keyboard/ casing are usually the let-downs, and the bios's tend to be less-intelligent at power-saving- this means batteries drain quite swiftly.

    That said, for the money it simply can't be beaten.
     
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    more details:
    3.06GHz
    Intel Pentium 4
    533MHz FSB with APC and Smart Power
    Multi Format DVD burner LG DVD+-R/RW CD-R CD-RW
    Wirelesss LAN 11Mbit/s
    NVidia GeForce 128MB DDR SDRAM
    High Resolution 15.1" SXGA+ (1400x1050)
    60GB hard drive (4500 rpm)
    512 MB DDR RAM 333MHz
    3 in 1 Card reader (SD, MS and MMC card)
    24month manufacturer warranty
    16bit sound system 2 interbal speakers + microphone
    4 x USB 2.0
    VGA-out, Mic- in, Line-out, TV-out (s-video)
    parallel port and PS/2 port
    1 x PCMCIA Type II card bus supported
    56K modem
    fast ethernet 10/100
    smart Li-Ion battery runtime 2.5h, charging time2h
    dimension 345x282x39mm
    weight 3.5kg
    include carry bag and software - Microsoft XP home edition, Cyberlink power DVD, Microsoft Works 7, Norton Antivirus preload, Pinnacle Instant CD, Pinnacle Studio 8

    I think that's it... this is all the info on the ad I received through the post, I am not an expert so anything you don't understand you're welcome to post question but don't expect me to be able to answer but maybe someone else on the forum can.

    Before you start rushing to Aldi (if you are that rich ;o) the offer start on the 26th of Feb and knowing how Aldi offers work you better be the first on at the door before they open and pray that your local store are doing the offer - good luck

    I so wich I had a spare grand
     
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    I find it amazing just how many people will not only have £700 -£1000 in cash to be able to buy the computers that aldi offer, but also the fact that they will spend this much without the extra security that a credit card would offer.
    :eek:

    Amazing deal though.
    Just make sure that you can get a spare battery - now and in two years time!
     
  10. Splice

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    did any of you guys get one of these, i have placed an order but could still back out if i want to. just intrested if the machine lives up to the reviews i read.....

    cheers.

    all the best.... Splice
     
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    toy's r us have just as good a speck machine for £899 in my opinion.
     
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    can you tell us what the spec is pls?
     
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