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Old 12-25-2013, 09:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello everyone, my younger brother is looking to buy a laptop and his range is about $600. I don't want him to buy one that will mess up in a year like my laptop did, which is a dell inspiron 5720 laptop. Like I heard my dell doesn't really have a good motherboard. So I was just wondering for $600, are there any laptops that have a great graphics card, processor, and respectable motherboard(in terms of long lasting) out there?
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Old 12-25-2013, 12:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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My Toshiba Satellite A300 has been running for 6 years now. And it's been through a lot. Durable and high quality parts.
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Old 12-25-2013, 12:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Dell computers are a hit or miss. I've heard more success with Dell desktops than laptops. I've seen a couple of mobo failures on Toshibas, but most are pretty reliable. Avoid HP. In a $600 range, look into getting a Lenovo, Asus, or even Acer (they've stepped up their game over the years). Asus usually ups their prices ridiculously with dedicated GPUs, but if you can get a good deal then jump on it. Those three companies have been making excellent hardware over the past few years.

Source: Repair Technician for 3 years; own an Asus U46E that has been through absolute HELL and still pushing strong.
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Old 12-25-2013, 09:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks a lot for your feedback guys. Ill talk to my brother and let him know.
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Old 12-29-2013, 09:20 AM   #5 (permalink)
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maybe even get a surface pro 2 with a detachable keyboard/case. then you get the best of both worlds.
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