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post #21 of 59
Yes they do
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post #22 of 59
I think it's worth it just for the awesome keyboard
post #23 of 59
Looking at that graphics chart makes me sad panda.

I have a P8700 2.53 dual core with Radeon 3650.

Probably worse than Intel HD graphics. It does BFBC2 on low low settings though. xD something to do in class.
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post #24 of 59
Note, that Lenovo always has deal codes avaliable.


If you have a relative that works in a large corporation, check if they have additional discount codes.
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post #25 of 59
Quote:
Originally Posted by t00sl0w View Post
i have a t40 and a t41....both outlasted two dell laptops....and we are talking only general use, no dropping or anything....the two dells just crapped out on us.

lenovo/IBM all the way when it comes to laptops
No kidding, my work is an all Dell shop, but we just found 10 X40's kicking around and we had to throw them out. It wasn't because they were broken (all of them worked), it was just because they were too slow (though I still managed to save one).

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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Note, that Lenovo always has deal codes avaliable.


If you have a relative that works in a large corporation, check if they have additional discount codes.


I forgot about that too; since this is for school, you should get a nice discount for being a student.
    
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post #26 of 59
Where is the Lenovo student discount and how do I get it?
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post #27 of 59
Quote:
Originally Posted by csm725 View Post
Where is the Lenovo student discount and how do I get it?
Google

http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/c...rtals/Students
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post #28 of 59
Definitely worth it. After working as a computer tech and using several brands myself, I can tell you that build quality should be of the highest priority when purchasing a laptop. HDD failure rate and various hardware failure in many of the low end models from the top brands was a abysmal.
post #29 of 59
Lenovo, definitely.

My Asus is a tank for day-to-day use.

Sure, if you push them hard, the bits of trim and s**t will fall off, but with a Lenovo everything stays intact, year after year.
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post #30 of 59
My vote is for lenovo. I own a core duo t60 thinkpad and a y560 i7 ideapad. Both of them are lenovo quality, bit the thinkpad definately boasts durability. The nice part of the older thinkpads is that the cases are made of magnesium. Too bad the new ones are abs plastic, they're still nearly bullet proof.
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