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With all the complains.. Should I buy apple then?
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post #22 of 53
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With all the complains.. Should I buy apple then?
if you want to get ripped off then yes buy apple xD, their machines are nice looking but the only benifit to them is the aluminum body. Other than that you can get a MUCH more powerful laptop at lower price than any apple and if your in the same price pont as apple laptops then your looking at extreme laptops, unless you want OS X then well its up to you
    
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Wish Toshiba jumped on this first But I have no quirks about HP, I've never ran one down till death, but for the price their actually a great deal.
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http://www.squaretrade.com/htm/pdf/S...ility_1109.pdf

Check out the list... and in case you don't read it i'll break it down for you.

Reliability over first 3 years...

#1. Asus
#2. Toshiba
#3. Sony
#4. Apple
#5. Dell
#6. Lenovo
#7. Acer
#8. Gateway
#9. HP
    
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post #25 of 53
Why is there an ATI sticker on the laptop?
The ATI brand was retired earlier this year...

it would have been cool to see an AMD sticker sitting below the Intel sticker
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post #26 of 53
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Why is there an ATI sticker on the laptop?
The ATI brand was retired earlier this year...

it would have been cool to see an AMD sticker sitting below the Intel sticker
lol, inorite.
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post #27 of 53
yeah my brother is in IT at a hospital in Oshkosh, WI and he has been through like 4-5 HP laptops in the last 3 years from the mobo or the vid card frying, same goes with my sister in law who went through 2 of them in 1 year and all she used it for was for college work.

EDIT: And I have had 1 toshiba that crapped out on me cause my ex gf fudge it up when i got it back from her, nothing like dropping it and killing the keyboard. And my sony vio has a suck butt fan that gets clogged with dirt too freaking easily. Nothing like 84C temps for gaming.

EDIT: And for some reason that link is not working for me at all.
Edited by terraprime - 12/29/10 at 12:23am
 
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post #28 of 53
I can't wait until the Vaio Z gets a Sandy Bridge update. I'm so ready to sell my desktop and shell out a good three grand on a laptop.
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I can't wait until the Vaio Z gets a Sandy Bridge update. I'm so ready to sell my desktop and shell out a good three grand on a laptop.
Oh snap, that's one big ass budget for a laptop. You could buy a high-end HP Elitebook with that (IPS screens). I always thought VAIO laptops were always over-priced though? I remember back in 2005/2006 spending nearly £1000 and back then not being tech savvy at all, getting a VAIO VGN-FS with a 1.86GHz Pentium M and 512MB RAM with an 80GB HDD.
    
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Completely false. HP notebooks are just expensive paperweights.
Crap, that schema thought from 5+ years ago. All of my HP laptops have worked beautifully. Even overclocked an HD4330 to play BC2 fine on one.
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