Dell Inspiron Recommendation

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    I've had my Dell Studio for years and I'm looking at buying an Inspiron now (XPS is over my budget).
    What models are the good ones?


    1) What is your budget? 1500-2000

    2) What size notebook would you prefer?
    a. Ultraportable; 10" - 12" screen
    c. Thin and Light; 13" - 14" screen
    d. Mainstream; 15" - 16" screen
    e. Desktop Replacement; 17"+ screen
    3) Which country will you buying this notebook? Australia

    4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?
    a. Like: Dell
    b. Dislike:
    5) Would you consider laptops that are refurbished/redistributed? No

    6) What are the primary tasks will you be performing with this notebook? Everyday tasks and music

    7) Will you be taking the notebook with you to different places, leaving it on your desk or both? Desk

    8) Will you be playing games on your notebook? (If so, please state which games or types of games?) No

    9) How many hours of battery life do you need? Not important

    10) Would you prefer to see the notebooks you're considering before purchasing it or buying a notebook on-line without seeing it is OK? Online

    11) What OS do you prefer? Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, etc. Windows

    Screen Specifics

    12) What screen resolution(s) would you prefer? (See further below for explanations.) Something that's good for movies

    13) Do you want a glossy/reflective screen or a matte/non-glossy screen? (See further below for explanations.) Not particular

    Build Quality and Design

    14) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you? No

    Notebook Components

    15) How much hard drive space do you need? 500-1TB

    Timing, Warranty and Longevity

    16) When are you buying this laptop? This month

    17) How long do you expect to use this laptop? Years

    18) How long could you afford to do without your laptop if it were to fail? a couple of weeks

    19) Would you be willing to pay significantly extra for on-site warranty, or would it be acceptable to you to have to ship the laptop to the vendor for repair with perhaps a week or more outage? Latter
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