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I like apple products but I just can not stand mac/apple as a company. The company is the reason why I can't support the company.
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I am surprised that HP's failure rate is so high.... *looks at sig rig*

I hope mine is not going to fail any time soon.
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post #93 of 228
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I am surprised that HP's failure rate is so high.... *looks at sig rig*

I hope mine is not going to fail any time soon.

Hard drives is typically what fails on their systems. Everything else is top notch.
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Apple makes a low volume of sales while having a fairly large failure rate. Higher volumes tend to produce lower quality components due to how many models they need to whip out at a given time. If Apple makes only small volume sales, they should only have 2-3 percent failure rates. While ASUS and others, considering having many millions more in sales, produce lower failure rates.
That's not true at all. The percentage of defects in large volumes should be similar to that in small volumes.

The fact is, the test is old, and the laptops tested are at least 3 years older than the article, which puts it back to 2006, the sample size is small, and they don't give any information on models tested or what kind of faults occurred.
Edited by steelbom - 2/12/12 at 5:13am
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post #95 of 228
Apple did not create the ultrathin segment, Sony did. That said, the Macbook Pros are great notebooks and I would love to own a 17-incher.
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I don't see that much sense in removing optical drives from the whole notebook lineup, sure, for ultrabooks and MBAs, but when you are talking about 17' DTRs, there isn't that much point
 
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ROFL @ the notebook lineup... lachen.gif
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How boring does that lot look eh? biggrin.gif
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post #98 of 228
I wish Asus would make a killer design that will match Apple. I think Asus can definitely do better since they make motherboards. Make a laptop with a UEFI, good mobo design, and better looks please! We need some competition!

Those pictures...lachen.gif
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Thanks for letting us know the price you paid, otherwise we wouldn't know how rich you are.

I'm scratching my head wondering how you took a guy posting that he paid lower than current retail for the cheapest MBP and interpreted it as him trying to show off his money.
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I wish Asus would make a killer design that will match Apple. I think Asus can definitely do better since they make motherboards. Make a laptop with a UEFI, good mobo design, and better looks please! We need some competition!

Those pictures...lachen.gif

Haven't read much about them, but the Zenbooks look far better than anything Apple can come up with IMHO. Specs aren't too shabby either.
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