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Windows 7: 6 Cell Vs 9 Cell Battery for Laptop?

10 Nov 2014   #1
paulyjames

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6 Cell Vs 9 Cell Battery for Laptop?

Someone needs to get a new battery for a very old laptop they have. The battery doesn't work so they have to have it plugged all the time otherwise it wouldn't work. Laptop is 15.6 and sort of heavy but the thing is they never take the laptop outside the house. It will mainly be used on one floor in the house.


100% of the time the laptop is used in the kitchen area where there is a table where its connected using a charger to the wall. Thus if the person had a working battery, they could carry it around the house even though the laptop will stay in one place usually. However because right now the battery doesn't work, it does but it goes out very fast less than 1 minute, they need a new battery.


Is it better to get a 6 cell or 9 cell battery? The laptop will be used at home 100 percent. The thing is this person said if 9 cell last longer, get it. However, im sure 9 cell batteries make the laptop much heavier and has that back part sticking out right? I know this isn't a big deal if you going to stay inside but wouldn't it be a problem/annoyance if you have the laptop on yourself when on the sofa? Does the 9 cell would be really heavy on an already heavy 15.6' laptop?


Also 6 cell batteries last for around 2 hours i believe. How many hours does a 9 cell last for usually?


The thing is majority of the time the laptop will be plugged in but its very annoying at the moment as the laptop has to be connected 100 percent of the time since the battery is no good at all. Based on this, better 6 cell or 9 cell?


Laptop is Dell N5010.


Also not sure if this is the right subforum to post this.


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11 Nov 2014   #2
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

It's a piece of hardware so you're in the right area.

I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 that has a 48WattHour battery. A 9-cell battery would give longer working time when on battery-only so if it is offered and the price is affordable I'd get it.

As for physically working, it may lift the back edge of the Notebook higher but that's not a problem, usually have rubber feet on them. I find that type of rise is actually easier for typing as most Desktop keyboards have feet to raise the back edge, fingers seem to 'flow' better.
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11 Nov 2014   #3
paulyjames

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Hi. Did you also have the 6 cell battery as well? How long is the battery with the 6 vs 9 cell?

Im actually going to get it on ebay because i haven't had an issues buying adapters on ebay and it working fine. Its basically 13 dollars on ebay for a 6 cell and 21 dollars on ebay for a 9 cell. I know ppl recommend to buy battery or adapters from the actual site but lot of ppl mention these work just as well and i have bought laptop chargers on ebay and it works very good.

So pricewise its not much difference. However, since the person will be using it at home 100 percent of the time, i had figure isn't 6 cell preferred then? The thing is who gets 9 cell batteries? The ppl who use it when they are outside right? Thus if you going to use the laptop inside 100 percent... theres no pt in getting a 9 cell battery... would u agree?

Thus if u planning to use a laptop for few hours during the day at home at night, is a 9 cell really worth it? I could see a bit yes b/c you could use it for few hours and you can be on battery the entire time. However, i really dont like the look of it as it would show the thing in the back of the laptop right? Is that how the 9 cell is with the n5010? Also its extremely heavy as well right? This isn't that of an issue as the laptop will be on a table but would u say its best 6 cell in this situation?

I think ppl who get 9 cell only get it if they are planning to use it outside? Are there ppl that buy a laptop and get a 9 cell battery and mainly use it inside the home. Thus a 9 cell u agree would be useless then right?
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