what is the best brand of laptop?

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  1. gweary

    gweary New Member

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    For overall quality, reliance, etc?!
     
  2. JwM

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    I personally love Toshiba. My first laptop was an oldschool Toshiba Satellite. Been a fan since. Have had a few of them since. Currently I have a Dell laptop though, and its cool I guess, but overall it feels a bit cheap by comparison. have had some problems with it powering off, and also keyboard issues. Toshiba gets my vote.
     
  3. darla

    darla Some mornings it's just not worth chewing through

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    another vote for Toshiba :cool:
     
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    I own a shop that does system repair. I vote against toshiba -- twice.

    ASUS gets my vote.
     
  5. dionx

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    i vote against Compaq.
     
  6. jedimasterELMO

    jedimasterELMO Beer, boards, and Android

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    no IBM, no care
     
  7. LBKornhusker

    LBKornhusker Muscular cyborg German dude dances with sexy Frenc

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    I have a Dell laptop. Wouldn't buy another one.
     
  8. TRD

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    I am using a Toshiba A70 Satellite for school. At first i was impressed with it. But my classmates and myself are having little problems with this labtop. I liked the finish at first, but after using it for almost a full semster; the finish is kinda of cheap.
     
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    I don't have a favorite, but I have a Dell Inspirion 9100 right now. I think after owning one I think Dell is a terrible company. They have great warranties but the problem in that you'll end up using it a lot. Things will break because they use cheap parts. Don't buy a Dell.
     
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  10. NCBaBiBoi82

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    Compaq :down: i have a compaq and i hate the damn thing!!!
     
  11. darla

    darla Some mornings it's just not worth chewing through

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    i still do like my 3-yr old Tosh Satellite, but the CD-R/DVD drive crapped out on me just after the warranty expired. there's also no way to get direct access to the heatsink to give it a good cleaning. but other than that, yeah, uhm, :ugh: ...

    :)
     
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    i have a sager and am pretty happy with it
     
  13. deezil

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    I'm happy with my *waits for flames* Gateway. And I have been for two years now.
     
  14. fatass

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    Dell all the way. I'm a Help Desk tech, and if you ask me, laptop's aren't worth a damn without warranty. Make sure you get a 3 year one or you'll pay through the nose when it breaks.

    IBM's are great for their sturdy build and solid performance.
     
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    I have a toshiba p-15 and a p-25. Best laptops i have ever owned.
     
  16. Tom93R1

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    Not a Dell, while you can get a good warranty for a dell you could get just about any other brand and not have to use that warranty every couple months. My company uses Dell laptops, there is a good 50% failure rate in the first year for those POS computers.
     
  17. pookguy88

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    IBM by faaaaar
     
  18. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    I agree.
     
  20. tefnut

    tefnut build

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    PowerBook. I was very wary of switching at first, but it's been a fairly painless transition and the build quality is great. Son of a bitch was expensive though :hs:
     
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    sirmark HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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    ibm ibm ibm
     
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    Apple


    Vaio
     
  24. JindaZ

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    i have a sager laptop and i just purchased their new 9860 fully loaded.. great high end desktop replacement and i have had no problems with them...

    go check them out at www.sagernotebooks.com
     
  25. xxxgames12

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    Personally, I think IBM is meant for processors and nothing more. Their laptop- products aren't to hot.

    I think Dell is great because of the service plan. If anything is broken they come right out to your house to fix it for free (well- if you have the 'on call' plan, at least).

    My new gateway just came yesterday :) Unfourtunatly, I won't be able to open it until Christmas day or so; but I'll let you know how it goes later.
     

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