This is a welcome improvement on the HP ambient light sensor, which has consistently set the screen to too dim of a setting for me to work effectively for the past year and a half. I love having the option to shed some backpack weight and leave the DVD drive at home, but some may not. Widescreen has pretty much become the standard for all notebooks, and I do have to say that it is nice to have this much horizontal real-estate. Between the two motherboard replacements my old system needed, Dell was very quick to get parts out and their on-site technicians were very professional and knowledgeable. Before any benchmarks were done, a fresh copy of XP was installed and the system updated.

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The p is still one of the lightest 17″ notebooks out there, but I needed something drastically lighter to travel inside of my well-stuffed llatitude. XP performance was definitely snappier then the test Vista installation I had running on the notebook.

Work, play and everything in between, it’s all better on a bigger screen with great tools to boost your experience. Visit our network oatitude sites: The dual mouse buttons imcrophone the D are as silent as ever, and unlike my last review I have found the mousepad to be quite nice.

College students, business professionals, and home users alike all need to give the D at least a fair consideration! At least I was smart enough to realize that it was a good deal for me. Another interesting feature about the WiFi card is a hardware switch that can toggle the card on and off, and a quick flick of the switch can make a popup list appear with all local networks shown.


It was an easy enough repair for another Dell technician you only had to replace the entire motherboard! They get carried around more, used more, knocked around more, and have to be built for road warriors.

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This particular IGP, or any IGP, is chosen not to play games but to do its basic office jobs while drawing a minimum amount of power. With so many questions and details to cover about ultraportable notebooks, continue reading this full review!

The keyboard feels extremely firm, and there is no flex anywhere on the keyboard when using it. It miccrophone potentially be easy to hit when the laptop is in a backpack or luggage or briefcase. When compared to the design of the HP Compaq business notebooks, I would say that 1 the exterior of the Latitudes does not look as sharp but 2 the interior sections of the D look more professional and sharper.

Dell Latitude D430 with U7700 User Review

Business notebooks are supposed to be the top-of-the-line laptops, with the highest build quality and top notch support. We have more than 16 years in business. The only bad thing about such a light laptop is that if you leave it behind somewhere, you are not going to notice a huge weight lifted off your shoulders. Optical Storage Drive Type. Viewing angles are a bit of a dd430 story. The lines are sharper and the overall appearance is more visually appealing than what I have been using for the last year and a half.

Send In Your Dell Laptop. While it does function well enough to emit the mcirophone “You have mail” sound clip or make the “Windows prompt” beep, that is all it is good for. Microsoft unveils its new Office laatitude for Windows 10 The app will act as a hub for all your Microsoft Office needs.


Less really can be more! Unless you purchase a notebook with the fingerprint reader or require the business security suites that should be all you get with the D I prefer to adjust it myself. With your purchase, your will recieve free tech phone support and video installation tutorial with printable instructions when available. One 1 Year Limited Warranty No need to worry when purchasing from us, we warranty all products for days; if a product fails within days of purchase we will replace it at our expense.

Notice the title of this section is ” Speaker and Audio. SuperPI, which forces the processor to calculate the first 2M digits of PI, clocks in with a final time of 1m 57s. Also, for those interested: Since getting my new notebook, there have been ZERO problems with it. There are only three: Another feature that needs mentioning is the DVD drive, or lack thereof. Dlel it does function well enough to emit the occasional “You have mail” sound clip or d43 the “Windows prompt” beep, that is all it is good for.