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Which laptop would you choose and why?
I know there is Pros and Cons for those two, but I still want your opinion why you want this laptop and what makes it better than another?
     
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Depends on the price range, what you will be primarily doing and what you look for most in a laptop.

I went with Apple because of battery life, high color gamut screen, very comfortable keyboard/trackpad, solid workmanship, general reliability, warranty and high re-sell value (Can easily move them if i want to upgrade or sell and switch back).

No where near the same specs as Windows machines yes. For the 900 I spent on this used MBP2011 w/ 2 Year Apple care I could have got a much more powerful machine. But all the other things added up to make it worth it. Plus UNIX based OSX runs solid.
Edited by ivr56 - 8/28/12 at 7:17pm
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You can't answer this question without having requirements for the laptop.
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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post

You can't answer this question without having requirements for the laptop.

Oh no, I am not saying which laptop I want (send couple links for you guys to compare) I was talking about which laptop do you guys like the most and why?
     
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Originally Posted by Ryou-kun View Post

Oh no, I am not saying which laptop I want (send couple links for you guys to compare) I was talking about which laptop do you guys like the most and why?

Still, you can't answer that question, everyone prefers different features.

Apple and PC laptops have their own unique pros and cons, simply saying one laptop is "the best" is being a fanboy.

Now if you're talking about "the best for battery life" or "the best for gaming," obviously you'll get different answers.
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heres an a utube link to give you som idea off which is best
http://www.youtube.com/user/MacXAreBombX
    
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post #7 of 35
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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post

Still, you can't answer that question, everyone prefers different features.
Apple and PC laptops have their own unique pros and cons, simply saying one laptop is "the best" is being a fanboy.
Now if you're talking about "the best for battery life" or "the best for gaming," obviously you'll get different answers.

I wonder when did I said "the best."
I only want people opinion which laptop that they like the most and why.
I did said both of them have pros and cons didn't I?
     
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Every PC you choose should to fit a certain parameters of functions you need, these follows suit in all things computing.

I dont build a quad SLI/xfire system on a 1366x768 monitor when all I do is Data Management.

Set some parameters like the above; weight and brightness are also pluses, how well they display in sunlight and cost. If your particular it can come down to simply where you want your money to go, after all it isnt just a sale, it means you support that said company and its decisions

EDIT: Doesnt have to mean the best, however if you dont set parameters to fill a need then it can be concluded your bored and just want to blow money on a outsourced decision. I in no way mean for that to sound insulting.

Usually a thread like this with no actual goal leads to a flame war tongue.gif
Edited by TheReciever - 8/28/12 at 7:34pm
    
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post #9 of 35
Yeah Imortal.
He did no where say which is best. Just a personal opinion on which one we prefer and why.
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Originally Posted by Ryou-kun View Post

I wonder when did I said "the best."
I only want people opinion which laptop that they like the most and why.
I did said both of them have pros and cons didn't I?

You're right, you didn't say "the best" anywhere, but that's what you're meaning to say. Anyways, why are you wanting people's opinions when you're not comparing specific laptops? You're comparing a brand to many others. Sorry I just think it's a silly question, especially on this forum.

Well, since you wanted opinions, here you go...

I prefer Apple laptops over any other laptop. Nothing can touch a Macbook's fit and finish. There's not plastic that makes horrible creaking noises like 99% of PC laptops. And when you call up Apple's support, you get someone from the U.S. that actually speaks English.

Windows will never be as visually polished as OS X either. That's a fact.
Edited by ImmortalKenny - 8/28/12 at 7:48pm
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