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The two machines I had from Toshiba happened to be the Qosmio X505 and the Portege. So the two top end models. >.> Figures I didn't have any problems. tongue.gif
But yeah... Acer... I dunno. I've always heard just plain original horror stories from owners and friends of owners of Acer machines in general. blinksmiley.gif

In their high end models they use Seagate drives. In their 500 and lower laptops they use Toshiba drives which fail like mad. Ps: Portege uses an SSD right?
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In their high end models they use Seagate drives. In their 500 and lower laptops they use Toshiba drives which fail like mad. Ps: Portege uses an SSD right?

The do now. They didn't back then. They just partitioned the HDD out for like 60GB and installed the OS on that. Brilliant technique if you asked me. Made it all the faster and just on a regular hard drive. tongue.gif
     
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