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thanks you guys.....the acer timelines lack on the gpu
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post #12 of 25
If you need an expensive way to browse facebook or need mac only programs, get the mac.

Otherwise, get the not-mac.
    
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post #13 of 25
What's your budget?
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I'd suggest the new Vaio Z series - really high quality laptops. For mobility I think the Samsung 9 and MacBook Air are the benchmarks. The MacBook Pro range is awesome as well.
post #15 of 25
Samsung 9 series will be great if you are looking for a W7 ultra thin.
Thinkpad 12.5" X220 has a 23 Hour battery life with the 9 cell option.
Edited by Polymerabbit - 4/29/11 at 5:34pm
 
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post #16 of 25
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Originally Posted by Celcoid View Post
thanks you guys.....the acer timelines lack on the gpu
The GT 540M in the timelines will demolish the integrated Intel HD 3000 in the MBP, the 9 series and the thinkpad. It will also beat the 320M in the MBA.

Pretty sure some of the Vaios and Envys will have good gpus as well.

Still it depends what you need in it, you already have a gaming tower.
 
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post #17 of 25
It depends on what you need it for, but the way I look at it is like this

Mac:- There usually more known for more technological and creative stuff. For example, Ichat, Iphoto, etc. There aren't many games to be played on it, and I would think you would need one of those converter things to run windows games. Also can be used for movies and better editing than windows.

Windows-: OTOH, Windows is mainly for everyday use. I use my desktop for games and other homework related stuff. I think windows is a more well-rounded system for you since you aren't really sure what you want yet.

Good luck. Feel free to disagree.
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post #18 of 25
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Mac:- There usually more known for more technological and creative stuff. For example, Ichat, Iphoto, etc. There aren't many games to be played on it, and I would think you would need one of those converter things to run windows games. Also can be used for movies and better editing than windows.
Use Boot Camp.

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post #19 of 25
I would go with the Asus. Its the best for the money. Apple computers are too proprietary. Apple anything, i guess.
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post #20 of 25
Look into Sager/Clevo IMO.
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