Simply put, the speakers are satisfactory for normal office use and headphones are, in my opinion, a necessity for gaming. A minimum of 3 hours is pretty good in my books, especially considering most notebooks these days have a maximum of 3 hours. Underside view of D view large image. The price was a bit more than what I was prepared to pay, but considering I get a 3 year next day on site warranty, I feel it was worth it. I had no dead pixels and no other problems with this screen. Even at DPI, the text the text is very easy to read. This is when I started looking at the Dell Latitude D

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Since my handwriting is quite deplorable, I realized that I would need this machine sooner rather than later.

They videl then sell me an upgrade for a fixed price, lower than the street price. The keyboard looks like a standard desktop keyboard minus the number pad.

The last thing I want when I boot up my laptop is a seizure inducing light show. Why deal with a secondary merchant when you can get the goods straight from the source? I read reports that it could last a good 5 hours with a jntel cell battery and that you could also configure it with an extra media bay battery.

The price was a bit more than what I was prepared to pay, but considering I get a 3 year next day on site warranty, I feel it was worth it.


This seems to be working extremely well; I have tested it with the option on and then off.

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A bit weird coming from a Dell employee; I was expecting a very serious “no”, but ended up getting a “are you well? If equipped with the Quadro NVS video card, it can be quite useful for a business application such as AutoCAD, but can also provide the user with extra power for gaming breaks.

There is however very minimal light leakage at the bottom of the screen. Under normal usage, with power saving features on, low screen brightness and settings at max battery, my battery meter reports that I still have a little over 7 hours of battery life. Battery Eater Pro was used to figure out approximately how long the battery would last. Even at DPI, the text the text is very easy to read.

None of these situations are conductive to a great gaming session.

I had also heard that calling, instead of buying online, could get vixeo a better price. I ran the benchmarks before and after I removed all of those extra goodies.

Dell Latitude D820 INTEL Core 2 Duo 2000 MHz 320Gig Serial ATA HDD 4096mb DDR2 DVD/CDRW Wireless

What I reported in this review are the “before” benchmarks. I can barely see the light coming out the bottom of the screen.

The X resolution is a bit on the high side, but after setting the DPI to and using big icons, I can see kntel quite clearly. This game runs quite well at X with detail levels set at medium.


Dell Latitude D820 Parts

The Dell Latitude D also comes with a standard 3 year warranty. I thought that by removing some of the 59 processes at start-up, I could obtain a videl speed increase and some higher benchmarks.

I selected a Dell Wireless This is one thing that Dell Canada will never do”. It had a powerful processor, a great video card and decent battery life. At one point, I said something that confused viddo poor man to no end.

I have tried to setup a wirelss network at home using only a desktop wireless card and this laptop, but failed miserably. Purists might find it annoying though so I have attached the best picture I could take of the phenomenon. I was starting iintel wonder if a great video card was all that important.

Maybe my camera has a dead spot. I will try to review this laptop as objectively as possible, but as with all reviewers, I might get a bit biased here and there.

Not only would I get bored, but my wife would probably not videi it either. Right side of Latitude D view large image. I also inquired about a price matching policy.