Excerpt: The Dell Inspiron 1420 is a 14.1″ screen mainstream multimedia notebook that competes with the likes of the HP dv2500t. Dell has always been known for its direct to order model and ability to configure to your hearts delight, and now they’ve taken that a step further by giving you the ability to customize the [...
Excerpt: The Dell Inspiron 1420 Laptop is powered by 2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7500 and it features 2x 2-MB L2 Cache, 800 MHz FSB, Intel 965GM Express Chipset motherboard, 2-GB DDR2 SDRAM (upgrdable to 4-GB maximum in 2 slots), 120-GB SATA 5400rpm hard drive and 8X DVD Super Multi Dual Layer (8.5 GB) DVD Writer.
Summary: The Inspiron 1420 is sure to make a lot of people happy -- it manages to pack in a lot of power for a good price, and will be perfect for almost any application you choose. If you're a gamer though, go for a higher model.
Pros: Good build quality, Fast processor, Reasonably cool operating temperature
Cons: Poor speakers, No Windows XP option, Loud DVD drive