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  • Dell Inspiron/vista only? Dell Vostro XP, anyone familiar with this model?

    Im wanting to get another dell to edit edius on. I know edius doesnt support vista and dells inspirons only come with vista. but the Vostros come with xp. never heard of this model. anyone know if its a good one to go with?

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    I've heard the comment "cheap plastic case" used, if you want a top end processor Dell will soak you up to $600 over starting price just for it, there not too many other choices either
    GA-EP45C-DSR3,Core2Q3ghz,8gig1066,260GTX,2x 20"AOC,22"Vizio1080pTV, Edius5/HDspark,PC3,Imaginate, CS5ProdStudio/IntensityPro,Win7_64
    HPdv7t 17"notebook,8gig,2 IntHD,9600GT512M,17"extmon, Edius4.61,CS4Prodstudio.Win7_64,MX02Mini
    DAW,HPdv9000,x2Turion,4Gig,2IntHD,Audition3,Cubase 4,XPpro,Alessis F/Wmixer,M-Audio F/Wmixer,BCF2000, BehringerMixers, Fender sound sys
    Numerous Ext eSATA drives & Raids shared between systems

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    • #3
      They are small and portable and therefore not very powerfull. Certainly they have onboard video (yuk) and they do not have an express card slot which is a must imo for external video drives.

      But one good thing is there's an option for solid state hard drive- costs though.

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      • #4
        Vostros are supposed to be "cheaper business laptops".

        There was a 30% off coupon for HP.com, but it expired...Wish you guys asked for a laptop a few days ago.

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        • #5
          Jim, I think if you call and talk to them they will substitute XP if it comes to selling one or not selling one. I know I did this but it has been a while ago.

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