The only interesting gripe I have is that the driver for the audio system seems to occasionally self-destruct. My last three notebooks including the original D were all high quality notebooks, and I expect the best. Every time I listen to a music track or movie the sound has no depth and it feels and sounds like something is missing. I no longer have self-destructing sound card drivers, which is nice. Outside, one may have to struggle a little bit to see the screen depending on the weather and the sun.

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Since getting my new notebook, there have been ZERO problems with it.

Dell Latitude D (Core 2 Duo GHz, 1GB RAM, 60GB HDD, XP Home) Overview – CNET

Even non-Dell owners can sign up, help, and ask questions. Tablets by Joshua Goldman Dec 13, Even though the processor is only a single core 1. Many readers will wonder how a At the brightest level, you can easily read the screen from any non-outdoor environment.

Remember those performance drawbacks I mentioned with the hard drive and ULV processor though? Samsung Notebook 9 Pen dd430 However, Windows loads fast enough a little less than a mkcrophone for me and I do not notice slowdowns during any of my usual activities.

Dell Latitude D430 (Core 2 Duo 1.2GHz, 1GB RAM, 60GB HDD, XP Home) Series

A redesign that’s almost on the nose A redesign that’s almost on the nose by Dan Ackerman. Visit our network of sites: For users that do not need an optical drive very often, this will be perfectly fine. Made to please creative pros Debuting just microphohe of CESthe updated two-in-one gets a premium redesign and improved pen functionality.


Overall, I would have to say that the Dell D has plenty of positive aspects to the notebook, but there are also a few flaws evident as well.

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator While it does function well enough to emit the occasional “You have mail” sound clip or make the “Windows prompt” beep, that is all it is good for. The single air vent is not very wide either.

Several RPM drives are now available in the 1. Automatically send old files to OneDrive by Matt Elliott. My last two notebooks were both high-quality business notebooks, and I have come to expect the best in my notebooks.

Dell Latitude D430 User Review

The CPU is definitely the limiting factor here, and some of the more complex photo-editing techniques will surely take some time on microphoen laptop.

The palm rests are the only part of the base that flexes, but I believe that is because only the battery is found underneath that location. And fix the driver.

Another point about ultraportable notebooks is that they usually feature only 1. But they do work, and work well, while the U is stressing the system.

Dell Latitude D User Review

In to the Dell Outlet, and out with the D I cannot stress enough how much easier a While I have not needed to contact them about technical issues yet, I will say that Dell more than impressed me during the purchasing phases of both systems.


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.

While I am not happy with the overall increased temperatures, it was not unexpected.

Before any benchmarks were done, a fresh copy of XP was installed and the system updated. However, the D does get really warm in the upper right quadrant of the notebook where the processor is found.

Horizontal viewing angles are average, though the graphics on the screen tend to white out just a little bit when viewing from the side. 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.

Appropriately so, the D features a mostly black and gun-metal gray visual design. There are only three: If you hit the power button and the D boots while shut, the POST sequence will recognize that the computer needs to shut down, which protects the laptop and the battery life.