I bought a new laptop for myself.

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  1. Bro

    Bro Oligarchical Corporatocracy VIP Gold

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    It's a Dell. :facepalm:

    I was never a Dell fan but it was the right price. $399

    Intel i5
    4 gig ram
    500 gig hd
    15.6" screen
    windows 8

    I went to micro center after I spec'd out a different laptop. An Acer with an intel i3. The salesmen showed me the Dell for approx the same price. Nervous about the Dell, when I got home, I looked up the Dell on their website and it said it was refurbished. I went back to micro center and assured me it was brand new. I got home and check the site again and now it's not there. :wtf:

    Either way, I'm pretty sure I got screwed.
     
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    face palm Well-Known Member

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    self lubricating?
     
  3. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I'd have been more nervous about an Acer.
     
  4. Bro

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    Aren't they all the same anymore?
     
  5. zhukov

    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    :lol:


    :owned:
     
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    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    Fascinating.
     
  7. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

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    but how well is it with porn.. hmmmmm well?
     
  8. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    Does your employer (or someone you know's) have a "Dell Employee Purchase Discount Plan"

    We do, and I get 5% all dell.com purchases, and other pretty good deals...12 month no interest, too.
     
  9. Bro

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    Loud.
     
  10. Doug Masters

    Doug Masters ok

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    you get what you pay for
     
  11. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Probably. I just know I've seen some junk Acer desktops.
     
  12. Bro

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    No.
     
  13. tomtom

    tomtom Well-Known Member

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    I heard people from yonkers have their laptops hard wired at all times.
     
  14. tomtom

    tomtom Well-Known Member

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    Hi Bro.
     
  15. Bro

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    I was going cheap. This Dell is pretty cheap looking. It was $100 off. I feel bad for the suckers that paid that extra hundy for it.
     
  16. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    Drag...I am sure that laptop will be just fine.
     
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    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    Windows 8? You got screwed.
     
  18. Bro

    Bro Oligarchical Corporatocracy VIP Gold

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    :lol:

    I have some 50 ft ethernet cables for sale.
     
  19. Bro

    Bro Oligarchical Corporatocracy VIP Gold

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    I know. That stupid interface gives you an extra step to get to the desktop.
     
  20. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    I don't hate it...totally.

    It works fine for me.