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post #11 of 38
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Originally Posted by DELL-HATER View Post
If you get Dell, I'll kill you!


Dell-Hater

the only reason dell sucks is because of their desktop computers. Dell, imo, actually makes the best, most reliable, most durable laptops. if you're willing to deal with poor customer service, theyre great (you shouldnt have a problem with a dell laptop though, so u wont be using customer service/tech support often)
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post #12 of 38
I go with Dell for the peformance to dollar ratio. my second pic would be apple
    
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post #13 of 38
I would say Sony or Dell.


Anything but Gateway haha.
    
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post #14 of 38
I vote Dell Im gonna sell my XPS m140 and get an XPS m170 Gen II
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post #15 of 38
mostly the choice is gonna get determined by what you're gonna use it for.

is it a portable laptop for general use?
are you gonna use it as a gaming machine?
do you just want a good desktop replacement for general use?

each one shifts which brands i'd recommend greatly.

general use i'd recommend Dell, Toshiba, or if you don't mind weight HP.
for gaming ASUS has made some nice ones as of late. Alienware is another option
desktop replacements would get a recommendation of HP since weight wouldn't be a major issue.

a Toshiba can fit in almost any recommendation except for gaming since you can get better value from HP, ASUS, or Alienware.

and a Sony Vaio can pretty much fit in all of the categories, but it's base price is the highest of the group
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post #16 of 38
I've had my HP since last April and it's not given me one problem.
post #17 of 38
Dell makes great laptops, and if you check their refurbished ones you can get some amazing deals.
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post #18 of 38
Lenovo thinkpad for business/not gaming.

Otherwise Dell by a long shot.
    
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post #19 of 38
I have a Gateway lappy which I barely use, but when i do use it, it runs flawlessly.

I'd go for the one with the best price if it's for business.
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post #20 of 38
Laptops should really be used for portable working/internet surfing... but not for gaming purposes. As long as it runs reg. games decently (and doesnt have Intel Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator), i think you should just stick to mid-range vid. cards like what I have or nVidia 7400Go-ish.

High-end vid. cards are nice, but they just suck up too much battery life. Since you have a nice desktop, I see no point in your pursuing of top-notch vid. card in your future laptop.

I'm happy w/ my Dell.
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