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Poll Results: Help me chose a laptop!

 
  • 9% (1)
    Base Envy 13
  • 9% (1)
    Maxed out Envy 13
  • 27% (3)
    Lenovo X301
  • 54% (6)
    Other/You are being an idiot, wait till the end of CES
11 Total Votes  
post #11 of 14
I have a feeling that sandybridge laptops are going to be pretty awesome.
    
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i7 950 3.2 GHz at 1.0V Asus Rampage III Formula Asus HD6870 6GB Mushkin Redline 1600MHz 6-8-6-24 
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Samsung 250 GB SSD,2X 1TB F3, 250GB WD Blue, 1T... Asus BD Megahalems black chrome edition Windows 7 Professional 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x Asus 24" Mac keyboard Enermax ERV950EWT Silverstone FT02 
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by aislepathlight View Post
I had a crappy experience with an Asus Eee PC 1201n that was RMA hell, so I lucked out, amazon accepted the return after a bunch of months, and now I'm in the market for something more sturdy and reliable. And the Envy 13 that I posted as option number 1 is really reasonable, and its just a little more than a top of the line netbook (Which I had, and was a pain in the butt)
I hate to say it but, Steve Jobs is right, all 99% of the netbooks out there are just really cheap laptops, with corners cut where ever possible, especially with durability and quality.
    
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post #13 of 14
Thread Starter 
Yeah. I thought I was going at netbooks the right way (I mean, $500 should get me a pretty nice web experience, right?). Also, I thought Asus was a pretty legit company in terms of reliability.

Nope.

Whoopsies.
My mATX!
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i5 EVGA P55 Micro EVGA GTX460 SLI EE 4x2GB kit from OCZ 
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2 x 1TB WD Caviar Black, SSD sometime soon. <3 newegg for throwing free things in Free 20" ACD Realforce 86u (Such a worthwhile thing) 
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1000w Strider Plus Soon to be custom built! Mionix Naos 5000 My desk 
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i5 EVGA P55 Micro EVGA GTX460 SLI EE 4x2GB kit from OCZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorKeyboard
2 x 1TB WD Caviar Black, SSD sometime soon. <3 newegg for throwing free things in Free 20" ACD Realforce 86u (Such a worthwhile thing) 
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1000w Strider Plus Soon to be custom built! Mionix Naos 5000 My desk 
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post #14 of 14
Thread Starter 
Got the Thinkpad, and I'm loving it thus far. It feels so light, yet also so solid.

Thanks all!
My mATX!
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 EVGA P55 Micro EVGA GTX460 SLI EE 4x2GB kit from OCZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorKeyboard
2 x 1TB WD Caviar Black, SSD sometime soon. <3 newegg for throwing free things in Free 20" ACD Realforce 86u (Such a worthwhile thing) 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
1000w Strider Plus Soon to be custom built! Mionix Naos 5000 My desk 
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My mATX!
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 EVGA P55 Micro EVGA GTX460 SLI EE 4x2GB kit from OCZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorKeyboard
2 x 1TB WD Caviar Black, SSD sometime soon. <3 newegg for throwing free things in Free 20" ACD Realforce 86u (Such a worthwhile thing) 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
1000w Strider Plus Soon to be custom built! Mionix Naos 5000 My desk 
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