Costco may have beat Dell with its Black Friday ad this year as a major retailer selling PCs, but the computer manufacturer reliably releases its ad around November 1 – and this year is no exception. As usual, it offers the full breadth of the Dell product line, with the best deals being typically delivered as "doorbusters" that are only available for a limited time.
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The biggest breakthrough will undoubtedly be the Inspiron 11 3000 laptop, which will be sold for only $ 119.99. Of course the specifications are standard – AMD E2-9000e processor, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB storage space – and the timing of the sale is a bit strange, because it arrives at Thanksgiving at 6:00 PM. exactly when many people sit down for a turkey dinner. But a deal is a deal, so expect the advertised limited quantities to be picked up quickly.
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If you prefer a dirt-cheap desktop, then the next-hour buster is an Inspiron Small Desktop for $ 249.99, including an Intel Core i3 CPU with 4 gigabytes of memory and a terabyte hard drive. For another budget flack deal you can wake up early on Black Friday for an 8-hour breakthrough of a $ 149.99 2-in-1 version of the Inspiron 11 3000, with the same amount of RAM and storage as the $ 120 model, with a slightly different AMD processor (A6-9220e).
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Dell also advertises two other subblocked laptops with $ 200 ($ 199.99 each): one at 10:00 on Black Friday for an Inspiron 15 3000 with an Intel Celeron chip, 4 GB of RAM, a 500 GB hard drive and a 15.6-inch screen; the other day at the same time for an Inspiron Chromebook 11 2-in-1 with Celeron processor, 4 GB of memory and 32 GB of storage. For a bit more you can upgrade to an Inspiron 15 3000 edition with a Pentium processor instead of a Celeron – $ 229.99 as a doorbuster at 2 o'clock in the morning. on Black Friday – or pay $ 329.99 at the same time to get one with a Core i3 CPU and double the RAM and storage.
Other desktop thresholds include an Inspiron 22 3000 Touch All-in-One that comes with an AMD E2-9000e processor, 4 GB RAM, 1 TB hard drive and a 21.5-inch 1080p HD touch screen for $ 299.99 from & # 39; afternoon on Black Friday. For more power you can go to an Inspiron tower with Core i5, 8 gigabytes of RAM and a terabyte hard drive for $ 399.99 at 6:00 PM. on Black Friday or for $ 499.99 with a bundled 24-inch monitor at 20.00. on Thanksgiving.
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Dell commends its $ 499.99 breakthrough for its Inspiron Gaming Desktop (10 hours on Thanksgiving) as the lowest price ever on the system, but expects compromises for that low price. In particular, you only get a Core i3 processor in addition to 8 gigabytes of RAM, 1 TB hard drive and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card. If you are willing to pay for a faster processor, a non-retailer deal for the Inspiron Gaming Desktop has a Core i5 and a more powerful GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card for $ 749.99. Gamers on the move may be interested in the G5 15 gaming laptop (Core i7, 16 GB RAM, terabyte hard drive plus 256 GB SSD, GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card, 15.6-inch screen) available for $ 999.99 at Thanksgiving at 20:00.
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