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    Default any laptop recommendations?

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    I really like my Lenovo ideapad, so I'd definitely recommend it.

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    Anything that doesnt say Windows 8.

    Also, something with a fast processor, lots of memory and hard drive space.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thai Boxer 9901 View Post
    Anything that doesnt say Windows 8.
    Beat me to it.
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    I picked up a MacBook - it tooks some leaning, but I really like it now.

    My work laptop is a brand new Dell...it's pretty awesome as well
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    I'm done with Microsoft too.
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    Just picked up an Acer Aspire, 1000 gig hd, 20 gb ram 17 inch screen i7 processor with bluray player. Very nice laptop imo. It does have windows 8 whichh to be honest took about 30 minutes to figure out it's nuances and downloaded a few apps to make it run and appear like windows 7 while still being able to switch back and forth between the windows 8 desktop and a windows 7 desktop with 1 click.

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    I switched to all macs in my house. Best move I've ever made. Got a nice MacBook Pro and a Mac mini.

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    If you want to play games, you'll need a windows laptop. If you want something nice that plays some games and still works well, get a mac.

    If you want something just to tinker around on the internet with, and not need the ability to play games (like Warcraft, Crysis, Call of Duty) and only web based games, get a Chromebook.

    Chromebooks are a computer with only a web browser. They are insanely cheap, but if you can't do it in a web browser, then the Chromebook isn't for you.

    I foresee in the next 5 years almost all games will be browser based (Mozilla, the people who make Firefox are doing this now) and we will eventually get away from power house laptops, but this is also reliant on good high speed internet across this country, which sucks right now.

    tl;dr Windows for Gaming; Mac for all purpose; Chromebook for internet only
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    its for school i'm starting a doctoral program in a few weeks i don't care about games. need something that'll last and is durable. lot of internet and papers.
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    I've got a Lenovo Z580 and would highly recommend it. Mine will be used for similar purposes to you, JMJ, and it's perfect. I did loads of research, and asked a lot of people 'in the know' - and this one came out on top by a country mile. Apparently, they're actually IBM computers, so very well established and reputable.

    I had a HP prior to this one, and would say steer well clear - the fan on it sounded like a pneumatic drill but still couldn't keep it cool, and it got so hot it melted the internal audio wiring. It was always cutting out (risking the mother-board), as a consequence of its permanently over-heating...My Lenovo is as silent as the grave, and keeps as cool as a cucumber ('scuze the excessive similes!) Plus, it's bright red, so it matches the interior decorating I've done in my back room!

    Seriously - it's the best lappy I've had, and I've had several over the last few years!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett View Post
    A MacBook. I would never buy another PC ever again.
    i'm leaning toward a mac. dunno if i wanna do the macbook pro or the air...
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    too slow? or pros are that much better?
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    "I don't give a flying fuck about Motley Crue. I give about a half a fuck about Rush. I like Van Halen and don't give a flying fuck how many tickets they all sell. Any questions?"- jimmyw

 

 

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