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Old 01-14-2009, 09:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm stuck. I've been shopping around for a new laptop and I just can't tell which brand to buy from. It'll be used for light gaming like CS and WC3 but I like my music and movies as well. My budget is about $600.

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As for brand, it's more of a personal preference, but as long as you get what you want out of it that's all that matters. I would probably go for a Dell... they're desktops suck, but the laptop are decent... but lok at the Vostro series... better laptop for the money...


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Dell Vostros are supposed to be nice. Compaq and HP are good too, I'd recommend any of those in your price range.
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I also wondered about the brands too

Are all the warranties same?

Hey btw OP what do you play in WC3? Dota? Ladder?
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Dell vostros are by far my favorite, great warrenty and service IMO, just watch the dvd drive, they are a bit flimsy, even for a laptop.
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Lenovo's are probably the best bet, for your price range it's not really worth it. Just go with anything, Dell, Toshiba, Sony all make solid quality products -- with laptops.
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Lenovo all they way if you ask me, I have always found Lenovo (ibm) laptops to be built like tanks, an when you need them there support has always been spot on the ball. I had a client whos battery died after 6 weeks called up lenovo sent them the battery they said yea its dead next day battery arived on my door before 1pm.

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