Looking for a new laptop

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  1. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Hello VIP

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    Always wanted a mac....but then I check prices...and well, fuck that

    I've had pretty good luck with Toshibas, for the money

    Anything I should know about what's new? Help an old guy out...Find me a deal
     
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    Bro Oligarchical Corporatocracy VIP Gold

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    unfortunately everything now is windows 8.1 It's unstable IMO. If you can find a windows 7 machine i would recommend that instead. I would also recommend an intel 5 or 7 chip and as much memory as you can afford.
     
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    Here's a nice song for you guys to listen to while finding me a computer....enjoy :)

    [video=youtube;0LhsE-uqqE0]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LhsE-uqqE0[/video]
     
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    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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    I have a Windows 7 Toshiba. Had it for 4 years. Naer a problem.
     
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    Oh I did not know that....Thanks...I love 7...was happy with XP too. best Op systems yet IMO

    Good call
     
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    Yes, exact same thing here....It's starting to fade....I can feel it. I carried it in a backpack back and forth to work on my motorcycle for years...beat it good. Such a solid machine

    Plus my earphone/speaker jack is fucked. I need my music
     
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    Thanks.....I used to buy Dell...over rated IMO
     
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    My kid has a satellite, I had to replace the hard drive.
     
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    Is that the machine they've been letting you use at the library? :rofl:
     
  12. Swedish John

    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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    Seriously have gotten some great use out of mine. Going to use it til she dies.
     
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    Listen to me, Windows 8.1 works GREAT. The start menu sucks but who gives a flying fuck. The code has been combed over and it's fast as hell. Also, the lenovo outlet is your friend. You will not find a better windows laptop for the money. JUST DO IT
     
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    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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    That's what I have I think.
     
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    I always knew dell was a bad product but I got an offer i couldn't refuse with an intel 5 chip abd 4 gig of mem really cheap. hate it.
     
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    intel 3 chip.
     
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    My last desktop was a Lenovo. Pretty good computer. I think mine got overrun by trojan horses from porn.
     
  18. Stew Nod

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    What is the benefit of having 8GB over 4GB...serious, I'm clueless. Seems like a big price diff
     
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    8.1 is fine. Boots up way faster than 7 too.

    Acer makes a good laptop. Agree w/Bro get the i7Core chip and at least 8MB of memory. Also get a solid state hard drive.
     
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    It must be my Dell faggit laptop.