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If you need a laptop

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If you aren't gaming:

Lenovo Thinkpad or Macbook.

End of discussion. Make sure your operating system doesn't have the word "Basic" in it, make sure your processor doesn't have the word "Celeron" in it, and make sure you have 2 GB of ram.

If you plan on gaming, feel free to make a thread.

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thinkpads look disgusting.

macbooks are expensive as fuck

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sorta off topic but i'm getting a laptop for christmas (sony vaio but im getting it for real cheap so idc)

should i get that $30 windows 7 on it?

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Thinkpads and Macbooks are very expensive here.. which is why i'm looking for alternatives

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If you aren't gaming:

Lenovo Thinkpad or Macbook.

End of discussion. Make sure your operating system doesn't have the word "Basic" in it, make sure your processor doesn't have the word "Celeron" in it, and make sure you have 2 GB of ram.

If you plan on gaming, why are you buying a laptop

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Asus and MSI also make great laptops.

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Im with you but both have fairly sketchy support departments

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IDGI how Asus won #1 support award out of all the other companies this year, but they make good shit anyways.

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IDGI how Asus won #1 support award out of all the other companies this year, but they make good shit anyways.

2 components of support; warranties and actual help. They are shit when it comes to helping, however they have some amazing warranties. Free 1 year accidental damage warranty with all new computers, free 2 year parts and labor with all new computers. Its prolly because of that they got number 1 in service, their help line is terrible tho lol.

Again, regardless, asus is prolly the 2nd best (behind lenovo) laptop brand for windows.

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when you say Thinkpad, do you also mean the SL series? because I've seen a few vids on youtube and the comments are like "SL isn't a real Thinkpad... blah blah blah"..

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It uses plastic instead of magnesium which means its a touch less durable, and breaks IBM+Lenovo's 'no unneccesary lighting' rule, and its not as thin or light as the other thinkpad series. Oh and the lid is glossy so it'll gather more fingerprints

That said its still more durable than any competition offering, it's still incredibly well built, and it's still the best you gonna find.

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I got my Thinkpad T400 for $680 + shipping

They're always on sale

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I want to get a laptop that can comfortably 16 table poker sites, as well as being able to do all the regular shit and hook up to my tv/other monitor, and be able to play games like call of duty. I'm looking at a spending range of about $1800 USD. Suggestions?

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Read the fucking thread get a 17 inch lenovo

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Asus gives you more for your money. For gaming Asus is the way to go.

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Well yeah, high end Asus laptops are definitely for gaming if that's what you're looking for. The Thinkpad W series is a workstation built for graphic designing.

can't go wrong with i7, double harddrive, + free shit :\

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Yea if gaming id say asus is a better bet though buying a laptop for gaming is sorta dum

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Yea if gaming id say asus is a better bet though buying a laptop for gaming is sorta dum

Depends on your situation, but desktop is more affordable and expandable.

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why thank you for agreeing with me!

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2 laptops I'm looking at (prices are in Australian dollars):

Asus 16" Notebook

• Intel Core 2 Duo 2.13ghz CPU

• DVD Supermulti

• Wireless + Bluetooth + HDMI

• Webcam

500 GB HDD

16" screen

4 GB RAM

Windows 7 Home Premium

$1494

Toshiba Satellite 16" Notebook

• Intel Core 2 Duo P8800

2.66ghz CPU

• DVDRW Supermulti

• Wireless 802.11 A/G/N

500 GB HDD

16" screen

4 GB RAM

Windows 7 Home Premium

$1784

Are either of these any good? Also, would they have HDMI ports? I want to be able to hook it up to my LCD TV etc.

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The first one obviously has HDMI.

It also looks like a solid machine in general. Toshiba have quality control issues so id avoid them, go with the first one, solid pc, will serve you just as well as the second one, def has HDMI, and less likely to fuck up

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