Compaq Presario

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  1. spook

    spook OT Supporter

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    I've been shopping around for a notebook and the more I talk to people, the more good things I hear Compaq laptops. Price wise it definitely seems like a good choice. I just wanted to hear from some of you who have worked with one or maybe own one...

    concerning the newest models of course
     
  2. rsxm5

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    Personally, I would stay away from them. I've seen a number of issues with HP and Compaq laptops... generally hard drive failures and overheating.
     
  3. DaIceMan

    DaIceMan Jack Bauer > *.*

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    I've had generally good luck with Toshiba's Satellite line. They are relatively inexpensive and perform well enough, unless you are looking to game with it.
     
  4. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    HP has positioned Compaq as their "value" PC. translated = cheap.
     
  5. Sarge21

    Sarge21 Frau am Steuer Ungeheuer!

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    im on a compaq right now....

    2.2 turion 64
    2 gigs ram
    80 gig
    xpress 200m
    2 extended life batteries
    blue tooth/wireless
    15.4 "
    lightscribe

    everyday use for the last 3 months with no problems

    and i picked it up new for $1100
     
  6. P07r0457

    P07r0457 New Member

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    I want to know who the fuck you talked to that said compaq was good... They're fucking really shitty. HP is shitty for laptops, and Compaq is the crappy version of HP products.
     
  7. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    Probably the same people who tell everyone that Norton Antivirus/Internet Security/Systemworks is the best.
     
  8. Jman

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    Basically this is correct.


    You are better off with a generic laptop like sager or any one of the clones.
     
  9. Jman

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    The best value for laptops are dells with all of the sales they have. The quality is pretty good from my experience and in my opinnion they are better than most other laptops out there.
     
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    my last compaq presario notebook just showed hard drive failure after 2 years of limited use.
     

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