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Asus G73, people sit with their small netbooks...I ask them to move over a bit to make room for this monster.

Don't get why people complain about laptops weighing too much...hit the gym once in a while LOL
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http://www.totalpcgaming.com/hardwar...ech-x55mv-pro/

back in the day, it was pretty good
Holy Crap my G50VT was stronger than that thing and cost less. I'm so glad I bought a floor model.


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Asus G73, people sit with their small netbooks...I ask them to move over a bit to make room for this monster.

Don't get why people complain about laptops weighing too much...hit the gym once in a while LOL
And when you go scrambling for an outlet they all just laugh. JK. It's the right tool for the job thing to me. I don't need a freaking gaming DTR when I'm at school.
     
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Thinkpad T400. I use it for everything work related. The only time I ever use my sig rig is if I need the extra screen space or I'm sick of waiting for my programs to compile.


I've found that in my Comp Sci classes there are three groups of people, and they all use different laptops. You have the "Mac" group, which consists mostly of people that have good theory, but average programming skills. You have the Thinkpad group, which consists of people that generally get >95% in the course and seem to know everything(hence their laptop choice). The majority of them run linux too. And then you have all of the people with random Acer/ASUS/HP etc.. laptops running Windows. They generally have no concept of what they are doing and need to get a TA to help them compile their programs.
And sadly it would seem that the world is run by group 3.
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Holy Crap my G50VT was stronger than that thing and cost less. I'm so glad I bought a floor model.
i won mine. so it was free (Y)
     
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Originally Posted by Boyboyd View Post
And sadly it would seem that the world is run by group 3.
I'm a mix of group 2 and group 3.
Why can't someone develop a language that doesn't that crushes the brain?


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i won mine. so it was free (Y)
Did you pwnit2ownit? JK. I'm jealous though. For free that thing looks even better.
     
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post #46 of 62
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I'm a mix of group 2 and group 3.
Why can't someone develop a language that doesn't that crushes the brain?




Did you pwnit2ownit? JK. I'm jealous though. For free that thing looks even better.
lol nah i didnt, just a random prize draw at i36 lan. i would never have bought a laptop over £300 really
     
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post #47 of 62
For my personal use I dont have a laptop. Im going to be Buying a Vaio F Series or a Thinkpad X Series in a few months though.
Work gives me one of several different laptops depending on the job. I get either a Panasonic Toughbook, a Dell Vostro V13, or an HP ProBook of some type.
For school I used to use an EeePC 701, but it barley works any more.
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post #48 of 62
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For my personal use I dont have a laptop. Im going to be Buying a Vaio F Series or a Thinkpad X Series in a few months though.
Work gives me one of several different laptops depending on the job. I get either a Panasonic Toughbook, a Dell Vostro V13, or an HP ProBook of some type.
For school I used to use an EeePC 701, but it barley works any more.
Thinkpad X. Though what's the specs? I haven't touched an Toughbook before but I'd go with that followed by the Dell.

You try getting Linux on the 701? It brought a defunct Dell Desktop of mine back to life so maybe it would help out there.
     
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post #49 of 62
Using my Cr-48 with Windows 7 for school. Amazing battery life (I get around 9 hours on power saver mode), great feeling keyboard (not MacBook status, but somewhat close), matte screen, rubberized body and it was free. When I go to college I'll be using a 15" MacBook Pro.
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I use a Fujitsu ST5112. Let me tell you, if you haven't tried using onenote on a Tablet PC you're really missing out on the best notetaking tool out there!
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