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Lenovo - Thinkpads on sale. SL510e laptop for $674.10 (save $583)

Posted By: ninkasi, posted 2010/04/29 15:10
Lenovo have a new eCoupon AUPLEGENDARY out at the moment that provides from 10 to 30% off SL/T/W laptops until the 10th of may.

In general the Thinkpads are not the prettiest laptops out there (your opinion may vary - actually originally based on the Japanese bento box, in case you didn't know!), but they are pretty damned rugged.

eg:
ThinkPad SL510e Series
AU$1,257.94
on sale: AU$749.00
after applying "AUPLEGENDARY" code: $674.10

Intel Celeron Dual Core T3000 processor (1.80GHz, 800MHz, 1MBL2)1
Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 3212
15.6" HD, VibrantView
Intel GMA4500M, 10/100 Etn
2 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 (1 DIMM)8
160GB Hard Disk Drive, 5400rpm4
DVD Recordable, Fixed5
6cell LC, LI Battery TWSL
ThinkPad b/g/n Wi-Fi wireless LAN Mini-PCIe10

I used this code: AUPAFFTHINKOFFER and got more off and we should get Buckscoop cashback :-)
- mouldgirl
Expiry date:2010/05/10
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  • mouldgirl2010/04/29 23:51:26
    My dad is looking for a new laptop and I stupidly said I would have a look for him. Will we get cashback if we use this code or will the one Nod posted work?
    http://www.buckscoop.com.au/forums/deals-bargains-coupon-codes-discounts-promo-codes-vouchers-cashback/23931-new-lenovo-coupon-15-30-off-thinkpads-ends-4th-may.html

    I was going to get him a Dell. Simple old Inspiron 15
    Intel® Celeron® Processor 900 (2.2GHz / 800Mhz FSB / 1MB Cache)
    Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64bit (English)
    4GB (2X2GB) DDR2 SDRAM Memory
    320GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
    15.6" 720p WLED (1366x768) Display with TrueLife(TM), with integrated 1.3 mega pixel web cam
    Intel(TM) Graphics Media Accelerator X4500HD
    8X DVD+/-RW Drive with DVD+R double layer write capability, with Roxio Burn 1.0--For WIN 7
    Dell Wireless 1397 802.11b/g Half Mini Card
    McAfee(R) Security Center 10 (Multi Langauage) - 30 days
    1Yr Carry-In Service after Remote Diagnosis
    1Yr Dell OnCall help


    The Lenovo better? Dell is $649
  • mouldgirl2010/04/29 23:56:23
    Ok. I just noticed the dual core. My dad just does really basic stuff so will it really make that much difference to him? He really wanted a built in camera too


    I just went through the build process and grabbed a better warranty and a built in 2 MP camera and used the other code (Au think one). Your code Ninkasi the total was $747 (was $820) but with the other code $702.37 and then I get the cashback, or so the post says.

    I am going to go and price the Dell machine with the better warranty
  • dustbunni2010/04/30 01:44:43
    using the link/code mouldgirl just posted gets it down to $636

    Subtotal: AU$1,257.94

    Sale Price: AU$749.00

    eCoupon: Apply


    Note: The eCoupon code is case sensitive


    [AUPAFFTHINKOFFER] -AU$112.35

    [COLOR="Red"]Estimated total: AU$636.65* [/COLOR]
    Total savings AU$621.29

    instead of

    Subtotal: AU$1,257.94

    Sale Price: AU$749.00

    eCoupon: Apply


    Note: The eCoupon code is case sensitive


    [AUPLEGENDARY] -AU$74.90

    [COLOR="red"]Estimated total: AU$674.10* [/COLOR]
    Total savings AU$583.84
  • ninkasi2010/04/30 08:42:53
    mouldgirl
    Ok. I just noticed the dual core. My dad just does really basic stuff so will it really make that much difference to him? He really wanted a built in camera too


    It's dual core, but Celeron..... the Dell has better specs in some areas, not as good in others. Both are entry level notebook so don't expect to be able to play graphically intensive games but should have plenty of grunt for most uses. I've had bad experiences with Dell, and IMHO feel the Lenovos are slightly more solid, but know others who love them so would not stop anyone from getting one if the price is right and in particular if the laptop is likely to be treated reasonably carefully. If your dad doesn't do much more than email/web and perhaps the odd letter or two he might be just as well off with a smaller netbook. Cheaper, battery life better, lighter and more portable.... screen smaller, though, so would also depend on how good his eyes are!

    Cheers.
  • betaman2010/04/30 12:27:34
    I would get the ThinkPad.

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