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Poll Results: Thinkpad or Latitude

 
  • 77% (14)
    Thinkpad
  • 22% (4)
    Latitude
18 Total Votes  
post #11 of 18
Given the spec differences, I'd grab the Latitude. I have nothing against IBM, they make good hardware, but so does Dell and in the case they're cheaper and better speced. I have several older Latitudes that, for lack of a better term, have had the hell beat out of them yet still perform well, but have a Thinkpad thats been through much the same and works fine, too.
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post #12 of 18
I am totally happy with my T61. I did throw an extra 2gig stick into it, and now the thing flys! i like the look and feel to it more than the Latitudes also.

Just my humble opinoin
    
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post #13 of 18
If you can afford the difference, I'd go with the Thinkpad. I got an extra 2gb for ~$15 after rebate, so I wouldn't be too worried about the ram. Going to a 6-cell battery will increase the gap a bit, but I'm not sure how much.
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post #14 of 18
from my experience:
thinkpads = nigh indestructible even after many years
my latitude however has had the internals replaced and the casing is cracked underneath
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post #15 of 18
Macbook.
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post #16 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by JoeUbi View Post
Macbook.
Come on Joe, what's the point of that? The OP explicitly stated what he was considering, and a Macbook was not one of the choices.
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post #17 of 18
@OP--can you provide links to each of the exact notebooks? I'm just curious--been looking for a notebook for me and the woman, she has HP in mind, but I'd like to...not go HP. Also, it would help us to decide too...

@JoeUbi--way to help the thread...
    
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post #18 of 18
Well, with the Macbook, you get an free iTouch and $100 off a printer. You can also dualboot Windows and OSX.

If you really dead-set on owning a PoC, then I'd go with the thinkpad, they last pretty much forever.
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