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Which dell notebook to buy

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Alex AngusFlag for South Africa asked on
Microsoft SQL ServerMiscellaneousLaptops NotebooksDell
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I have a Toshiba Notebook that is about 5 years old and need to replace it.

I would like to buy Dell and it seems my two choices are
1. Dell Vostro 3550 NBDEV35502775063W7P. It has 2.7Ghz i7 and 4Gb mem., or
2. Dell XPS 14Z NBDEX14Z750813W7P with 2.8Ghz i7 and 8Gb mem.
The Vostro has 3G but that is not critical.
I am a business consultant working mainly with SQL applications, web based applications and spreadsheets. So performance in these and screen size are high on the needs list.

I was spoilt with the Toshiba 17" and numeric keypad. I use a desktop at the office with high performance drives, so this notebook is mainly when I go to clients to consult or demo. Use a projector for demo so again the screen size is not a problem, just the performance.

What should I buy?
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