1. You may have noticed things look a little different around here - we've switched to a new platform (XenForo) and have some new forum styles and features. This how-to guide will help you find your way around. If you find anything that looks strange, post it in this thread.

HP DM4T at Costco

Discussion in 'What Notebook Should I Buy?' started by gianluca, Jul 13, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. gianluca

    gianluca Notebook Enthusiast

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2010
    Messages:
    27
    So, I recently got a booklet of coupons from Costco in the mail and in it was an ad for the HP DM4T laptop which is top on my list of laptops to buy for school. The specs in the ad showed:

    Intel Core i5 Processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard Drive and an additional 512MB Discrete Graphics

    That graphic card surprised me being that it is optional in a regular DM4T and being that the price is $799.99 whereas, that graphic card would have cost another 100 dollars and make the official price over 800 dollars anywhere else. So I am writing this to see if this legit, if any of you guys got the DM4T in Costco and if you guys encourage me to follow through with this sale. Thanks in advance!
     
  2. LolCakeLazors

    LolCakeLazors Notebook Consultant

    Reputations:
    1
    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2010
    Messages:
    110
    Yeah I got the Costco coupon. It's in the Instant Savings section right?

    I'd suggest you use the 400$ off coupon at HP online. However, you will have to customize the laptop to at least 1,299.99$ for the coupon to work. However, you will have even better specs. The laptop however will cost 900$ at the end (without tax and shipping).

    Here's the coupon if you're interested.

    NBG351962
     
  3. gianluca

    gianluca Notebook Enthusiast

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2010
    Messages:
    27
    Yea but I doubt my father will spend an extra 100. But are you saying the Costco deal is legit and I should go for it?
     
  4. Andrew Baxter

    Andrew Baxter - Super Moderator

    Reputations:
    4,287
    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2003
    Messages:
    8,974
    Does it have a specific SKU listed in the ad for this laptop?
     
  5. gianluca

    gianluca Notebook Enthusiast

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2010
    Messages:
    27
    Hmm, can you explain what SKU is? Sorry :p
     
  6. Melody

    Melody How's It Made Addict

    Reputations:
    3,629
    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2008
    Messages:
    4,175
    SKU is the number with which stores will identify and usually track stock of certain products. It's usually a small set of 6 digits written on the bottom of any product in the ad.
     
  7. gianluca

    gianluca Notebook Enthusiast

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2010
    Messages:
    27
    Oh well, in that case, I think it does. It says: "Item 614890"

    So, if that is the SKU, what exactly does that mean?
     
  8. aylafan

    aylafan TimelineX Elite

    Reputations:
    438
    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2010
    Messages:
    1,247
    The Costco dm4t model is HP DM4-1063CL. Here are the complete specs.

    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
    Processor Name: Intel Core i5 M430
    Processor Speed: 2.27 GHz
    RAM: 4 GB
    Weight: 4.4 lb
    Screen Size: 14 inches
    Screen Size Type: widescreen
    Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon 5450
    Storage Capacity: 500 GB
    Networking Options: 802.11n
    Primary Optical Drive: Dual-Layer DVD+/-RW

    This is a great deal for $799. It's originally priced at $900.
     
  9. gianluca

    gianluca Notebook Enthusiast

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2010
    Messages:
    27
    Exactly! So am I excited to go get it, do you recommend it for me to get it? Is it legit? And the processor has the Turbo Speed feature, correct?
     
  10. nrq007

    nrq007 Notebook Enthusiast

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2010
    Messages:
    18
    Hmm interesting... I just bought a DM4 from Microsoft store its HP DM4-1062NR, the same config but does not have a discrete graphic card. I managed to get it for $694 (price includes tax+shipping). Do you think i got a good deal or should I go for Costco and return mine to Microsoft??
     
Similar Threads: DM4T Costco
Forum Title Date
What Notebook Should I Buy? Please help me decide between t420 & dm4t Mar 29, 2012
What Notebook Should I Buy? Envy 14 Spectre vs DM4T Beats Edition Mar 26, 2012
What Notebook Should I Buy? Help me configure my HP dm4t... or oppose it. Feb 11, 2012
What Notebook Should I Buy? Does Anyone know anything about the HP dm4t with 1600 x 900 resolution? Jan 15, 2012
What Notebook Should I Buy? Ordered HP DM4x but received HP DM4t today May 16, 2011

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page