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I think Im pretty much set on the Thinkpad X61s. It has great battery, extremely durable/portable, great keyboard and support. The only gaming I see myself doing on this is online flash games and solitaire lol. My primary concern was durability and portability and I think this has those bases covered. Any and all suggestions are welcome.

Please note that the price includes 4 yr warranty and accidental damage coverage. Yes I do see it necessary as I travel alot and I dropped my previous laptop 3 yrs in a had a broken hinge and some other issues.



Thanks




^^ And I plan to be using one of my copies of Ultimate on it. . .assuming they are actually shipped. . . If not I guess Ill be buying it or something
 
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you can't go wrong with a Thinkpad. those things are about 2nd in my list of "laptops that won't die" with the Panasonic Toughbook in 1st.
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yea their hardy, and good quality, I'd say go for it!
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post #4 of 8
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Originally Posted by Firestorm252 View Post
you can't go wrong with a Thinkpad. those things are about 2nd in my list of "laptops that won't die" with the Panasonic Toughbook in 1st.
Toughbook was first on my list but they're sooo bloody expensive. . . I would have had to pay like twice as much to get the same specs.

Thanks for the replies. . . keep 'em coming
 
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Both my parents have Thinkpads and those things are pretty much indestructible. The screens are kinda small but they run great. They've had the same ones for years.
    
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post #6 of 8
Go for it. Thinkpads are monsters. My history teachers is 5 years old and still going strong.
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Great book, Great brand. I have an old think pad laying around ThinkPad 360PE designed for windows 95, still works.
    
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