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Hmmm... Was thinking about buying an Acer because of the cheap prices, lot's of my friends are against it them though. What's a good laptop brand to stick to?

Asus and Lenovo.
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I'm on an acer netbook right now. No issues.
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Selling only high priced items after you've established yourself as a budget brand? Good luck with that.
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I seriously thought that said AMD at first....

+1 same here LOL
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I've actually never had a problem with any Acer products I've purchased:

- Travelmates
- Slimline AX's
- Monitors
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Originally Posted by armourcore9brker View Post

I have an Acer laptop (using it right now) and I really don't understand why everyone hates on Acer.
Customer Service? Never had to use it so I can't comment.
Build Quality? Use it properly and for what it was intended for and there are no issues. The only thing that I've run into is that if I use it on a bed for a long time it might overheat and shutdown. That's just because the intake fan is blocked.
So... what's so bad about them that it makes you shudder?
Just because you haven't had any problems doesn't mean everyone else's Acer experience has gone well. I've never personally bought anything Acer (always thought they were crap), but my workplace bought 3 or 4 Acer monitors a while back. 1 was DOA, and the others died within a year. And that reflects on their build quality perfectly.
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Selling only high priced items after you've established yourself as a budget brand? Good luck with that.
+1. They kind of screwed themselves over there...

Though, it's probably still better than starting with a brand new name that no one knows. Plenty of newbies out there will buy an Acer just because it's a name they've heard before.
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I've actually never had a problem with any Acer products I've purchased:
- Travelmates
- Slimline AX's
- Monitors

Well check out, acer aspire series, they are good to overheat.
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Asus and Lenovo.

Thanks, I'll look them up.thumb.gif
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I have a Acer monitor. Haven't had a problem yet.
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I have an Acer monitor that has served me well. Never had to use their customer support though so I can't speak on that.

I think this is a good thing for competition though, maybe create another "contender" to bring prices down and quality up! thumb.gif
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