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post #11 of 15
yeah the IdeaPads are a bit on the cheap side i normally recommend the thinkpad series when it comes to Lenovo but i wouldn't recommend a lenovo for gaming anyways but still is a good alternative to the somewhat overpriced alternatives they just need to work on the desgn it seems smile.gif

still better then anything hp will ever make smile.gif
post #12 of 15
If you are buying Lenovo, dont get an IdeaPad.
Problem Solved.
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by PhilWrir View Post

If you are buying Lenovo, dont get an IdeaPad.
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^ This, I have two T61s and one went for a swim once (long story). it works like new. Both have been dropped and banged up 100s of times and they both work just fine, sure they might have some battle scars but hey thumb.gif
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I have a counter to this story, because my Y570 has been great. And it was dropped significantly and didn't affect it at all. I'll take some pics of the cosmetic damage and post em up when I get home. Not a single hardware issue and has been running strong for these last 3 years. Very impressed with it.

I have heard horror stories about the Y510, but mostly in regards to the crappy touchpad.
   
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Quote:
Originally Posted by raidmaxGuy View Post

Sure, you pay a pretty big pricetag for a Lenovo Y570 with an i7 and GT 555M in it, but little do you know, the chassis is of the worst quality i have ever seen, I have seen ever better on the cheap Toshibas that have A4 CPUs in them you can buy for $200 new!!

Heres why:










As you can clearly see, literally every single screw hole has been busted off at the top, including all of the LCD mounting holes, this is simply from the weight of the screen straining the screws that are hardly anchored but maybe 1 mm into a plastic holder.....

Laptop was taken care of and the screen has never been opened too far nor has the laptop been dropped.....

Thanks Lenovo, i hope you enjoyed selling me a $1600 piece of crap! mad.gif

I've run in to this problem several times. usually we have been able to fix it with some hardware such as screws and washers and spacers and what not.
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I have a counter to this story, because my Y570 has been great. And it was dropped significantly and didn't affect it at all. I'll take some pics of the cosmetic damage and post em up when I get home. Not a single hardware issue and has been running strong for these last 3 years. Very impressed with it.

I have heard horror stories about the Y510, but mostly in regards to the crappy touchpad.

Yup. usually they are built like tanks.
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