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It seems as though they would really like a branded laptop, just for peace of mind.. Thinkpads are pretty high quality right?
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It seems as though they would really like a branded laptop, just for peace of mind.. Thinkpads are pretty high quality right?
Arguably the best.
    
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It seems as though they would really like a branded laptop, just for peace of mind.. Thinkpads are pretty high quality right?
Yes they are. I got the Thinkpad edge E220s and the build quality is awesome
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Thinkpads are extremely nice laptops, they are also very tough. I wrote a college paper on how Thinkpads are considered semi-rugged laptops because of the way they are built.

I have a Lenovo X200 Tablet, it is amazing.

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No flaming... but I would say get a mid range Dell... then add 3 Years of COMPLETE CARE... which covers quite literally everything... Next Business Day Onsite repair, and accidents... You could drop kick it and as long as it was an accident everything is covered.

Also if you do... Get a Latitude series... the Inspiron series is entirely plastic latitude are mostly made of magnesium... except the newest models ( anything that ends in 20) 6420 5520... get a
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No flaming... but I would say get a mid range Dell... then add 3 Years of COMPLETE CARE... which covers quite literally everything... Next Business Day Onsite repair, and accidents... You could drop kick it and as long as it was an accident everything is covered.

Also if you do... Get a Latitude series... the Inspiron series is entirely plastic latitude are mostly made of magnesium... except the newest models ( anything that ends in 20) 6420 5520... get a
I would still say go with Thinkpad. They are built tough, so drop kicking them is about the only way you could break them.
While dell on the other hand, they break pretty easy.
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I would still say go with Thinkpad. They are built tough, so drop kicking them is about the only way you could break them.
While dell on the other hand, they break pretty easy.
I don't necessarily disagree. After all, I am one of their onsite technicians. You can't really beat having replacement parts in 24 hours though.
     
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