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Old 12-02-2004, 01:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Which Laptop Brand?

Okay everyone, which brand do you believe creates the best (most reliable/performance/cheapest/etc) laptops?

Or, which brand do you prefer - have - wish you had?

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Old 12-02-2004, 01:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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As much as I'd hate to admit it, dell really does have the most reliable desktops and laptops. My dad bought a dell and that thing was on for 4 years straight except for the occasional restart. My sister bought a laptop for school (college) and that also lasted her 4 years. She said that she dropped the laptop a couple times with no effects and the only thing that ever happened was a stuck blower due to do much dust. It took about 5 minutes to clean.

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You should add Alienware to the list

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Old 12-02-2004, 02:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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never heard of options 1 and 7. didn't know emachines were still around. my choices would be either ibm or toshiba.
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Old 12-02-2004, 02:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I think you should get the Dell 8600, the 2 GHz Pentium M (and a good-ish screen upgrade) with a gig of RAM, the best VID Card, and to 60 GB 7200 RPM hard drive if you are looking for a laptop, and grab the extra battery. I know someone who has one, and its pretty good all around, plus it has a power to weight ratio that is good!
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Old 12-02-2004, 02:33 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 12-02-2004, 02:36 PM   #7 (permalink)
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not sure if anyone's seen the acer farrari but they are *dope*, there looks are so stylish and they are just worth drooling over! so i say acer.
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Ive touched a few of the newer Sager's and they are amazing. I think the sager is only brand wiht the number pad you can buy on the keyboard. Also on their new ones their widescreens are amazingly awesome-looking.
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Old 12-02-2004, 04:49 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Just checked out alienware - the style is awesome, but I think it is a little expensive for the price I am looking for - are they fairly reliable?
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IBM makes great laptops. They are much better than dell.

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