HP Or Dell? - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-20-2006, 11:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 262
Default HP Or Dell?

Im buying a new pc and just want to know which brand HP or Dell everyone thinks is better and if they can tell me why they think the one they pick is better

iamloco724 is offline  
Old 03-21-2006, 12:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 7,915
Send a message via Yahoo to talldude123

depends...but my personal choice is Dell, because they have great value. A system starting at $250...cant beat that!

talldude123 is offline  
Old 03-21-2006, 12:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: N/A
Posts: 1,486

If it were up to me, I would go with HP. Their machines are better than Dells. But, like talldude said, if you want extreme budget, Dells are unbeatable.
Vybuni is offline  
Old 03-21-2006, 12:16 AM   #4 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 5

i have a dell and im satisfied with it
Crunchcraigory is offline  
Old 03-21-2006, 03:31 AM   #5 (permalink)
Lord Techie
Nitestick's Avatar
Join Date: May 2005
Location: смерти для спаме
Posts: 8,473

i'll play devils advocate. my personal choice is neither. they both make overpriced pieces of crap. if you would be willing to learn we could give you advice on making your own pc because it is pretty simple. if not we could help you with a parts list and you could get one custom built, just something for you to think about.

i don't really feel strongly attracted to either of the manufacturers but i think HP are better to work with than Dell and are probably better quality. although Dell is cheaper. so if it has to be between those i would probably take HP
Nitestick is offline  
Old 03-21-2006, 03:34 AM   #6 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 10

Hp has a lot of annoying software. HP is ok hardware I suppose, as long as you are able to wipe the HD and put your own OS on it.
Askar is offline  
Old 03-21-2006, 04:06 AM   #7 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
Apokalipse's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 14,559

I'd suggest customising one at www.monarchcomputer.com or something
Apokalipse is offline  
Old 03-21-2006, 09:37 AM   #8 (permalink)
Field Engineer
SHAWN's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 4,697
Send a message via AIM to SHAWN

Death to this thread
A+, Network + , HP Certified Tech and MCP

Specs: AMD Phenom II X6 1095T, Asus M477TD, 8GB GSkill Ripjaws DDR3 1600 7-8-7-24 1T, 128GB Crucial M4 SSD, ATi HD4650, W7, 27" HL272 Monitor
SHAWN is offline  
Old 03-21-2006, 11:19 AM   #9 (permalink)
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 7,915
Send a message via Yahoo to talldude123

they both make overpriced pieces of crap.

the RAM, CPU, and HD off the cheapest dell must be $300 alone, they are in the hole now!
talldude123 is offline  
Old 03-21-2006, 05:28 PM   #10 (permalink)
Master Techie
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 2,134

their budget computers are good for the money, as remember they normally come with monitor and peripherals. when you go up the the dell xps gaming computers, thats when the prices become silly.

joshd is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:22 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.