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I have a Lenovo T510 with a decent Nvidia GPU. I use it in conjunction with my desktop. Mostly for schoolwork, and traveling. Gaming while traveling is very very nice.. Other than that, using it for facebook/skype while the desktop is taken up with a fullscreen game or something is nice..

When my desktop isnt working properly, (like now) I use it for everything, but when I can I hook it up to my external monitor/keyboard.

I NEVER use it on my lap.. and almost always with a small external mouse... it isn't that bad to use.

My previous school laptop was a netbook, but the screen resolution was far far too small. 1600x900 on this is much nicer.
post #22 of 74
Well seeing as how my desktop ways more than 75 pounds. I use my laptop for lan parties, and gaming while away from home. A 75+ pound water cooled destop is NOT meant to be moved around. It also allows my girlfriend and I to game together when we are at each other's respective homes w/o her having to bring her rig over.

The main reason I bought my laptop though is due to the fact that half the time my desktop is in pieces, due to my modifying, rebuilding, and generally trying to get the most out of every part I buy. The other 25% is benching, testing, and tweaking, the rest is gaming. So when I want a break and my desktop is in a million different pieces I just get my lappy out .
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I use my for school and taking to class/campus.
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I use mine for porn. Told the girlfriend it doesn't work and put it in the corner. She doesn't suspect a thing
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Well right now, Im playing Mass Effect 2 and im using my laptop to OCN
post #26 of 74
I use one of my laptops as an HTPC and it never leaves the tvs side
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post #27 of 74
Most of the same things I use my desktop for, when I'm on the go.

It's also good to have a few backup systems, since many of mine are in various states of disassembly at any given moment.

As for porn, I wouldn't tolerate a GF who tried to limit me in such a way.
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post #28 of 74
Vacations. I love the condo we stay at because it seems like nobody in the entire building knows how to set up wireless security. Free WiFi rocks, but it didn't give me a chance to try out my tethering on my droid.
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post #29 of 74
Using my laptop for browsing when my desktops are taken by my sons.
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post #30 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by groundzero9 View Post
I use mine for porn. Told the girlfriend it doesn't work and put it in the corner. She doesn't suspect a thing
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