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Posted 04 September 2006 - 01:57 PM

so, i want to buy a laptop, im good at saving money, i dont want one extremely expensive. i want one that can burn music, has enough memory to run a couple of music programmes, (cubase, logic etc) ideally i would not like to go over £800, any good suggestions?
oh yeah, i would quite like a few features, nice amount of energy, good speakers, ability to watch films, and all still have enough memory for microsoft office package
is it even possible to get one of them for £800 ($1500 or euro 1200)
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Posted 04 September 2006 - 11:45 PM

Do you want to be able to record your playing onto it (i.e. mixing console into a line-in port). If so, you will need one with a line-in connector on the soundcard, otherwise you will have to buy a PC card slot sound card (or something like that). For some stupid reason, most portable PCs don't have line-in connectors.
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Posted 05 September 2006 - 10:34 AM

QUOTE (jumping_jack_splash @ Sep 4 2006, 11:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
so, i want to buy a laptop, im good at saving money, i dont want one extremely expensive. i want one that can burn music, has enough memory to run a couple of music programmes, (cubase, logic etc) ideally i would not like to go over £800, any good suggestions?
oh yeah, i would quite like a few features, nice amount of energy, good speakers, ability to watch films, and all still have enough memory for microsoft office package
is it even possible to get one of them for £800 ($1500 or euro 1200)
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Well Acer makes laptops that are cheap and good.
You just have to convert the HDs to NTSF.
Yuo will never get good sound out of a laptop since the built in speakers are crap and I've never seen a laptop with a good audiocard.
But all is not lost. Just do what I did and buy an external.
Workes fine.
1 GB of RAM should be enough for your needs and use Open Office instead of Microsoft Office

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Posted 05 September 2006 - 11:27 AM

Acer are the ultra ewww-ness!

i have been using Dell for 11 years now (up to 9 different computers today) and they are the best thing i have had the pleasure of using. they can be expensive so if u cant afford them, check out Toshiba.

Acer are far less reliable and do not last long enough and the system will not keep up with the new software.
at the very minimum 512MB of RAM ... of course more is better.
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Posted 05 September 2006 - 12:30 PM

QUOTE (mahrous @ Sep 5 2006, 09:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Acer are the ultra ewww-ness!

i have been using Dell for 11 years now (up to 9 different computers today) and they are the best thing i have had the pleasure of using. they can be expensive so if u cant afford them, check out Toshiba.

Acer are far less reliable and do not last long enough and the system will not keep up with the new software.
at the very minimum 512MB of RAM ... of course more is better.

I havn't had any problems with mine and it was several hundred cheaper than a Dell.
To be honest I've spoken with alot of people and they all say the same.
Use Dell if you are a school or company and therefore is interested in leting Dell do everything for you.
They make expencive computers for companies who deosnä't want to worry about the computres.
For the avrage user they suck.

I say a minimum of 1 GB RAM if you even consider running any heavier programs like photoshop.

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Posted 08 September 2006 - 11:05 AM

Dell dont suck for any user really.

the average lifespan for a laptop is usually 1-2 years. i have a Dell that has been on enough planes, travelled around the world, drank at least 2 bottles of water and God knows what else and still kicks ass till today.

i know people who bought Toshiba's, Acers, HPs, Gateways (me one of them) and God knows what else at the sametime i bought mine. And they have been replaced already because they either broke down or painfully slow.
mind you! i use some of the most advanced CAD/CAM softwares in the world, Adobe InDesign files of over 500MBs of file sizes and several other high profile softwares.

whatever you say, you will not convince of me anything. but i tell you that, Acer sux balls!

oh i forgot to mention this, it was top of the line and a Workstation laptop hehe.
bought in 2002. will be replaced in December 2006 or January 2007. great money value which is why i have everything made by Dell now.
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Posted 08 September 2006 - 01:01 PM

QUOTE (mahrous @ Sep 8 2006, 02:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Dell dont suck for any user really.

the average lifespan for a laptop is usually 1-2 years. i have a Dell that has been on enough planes, travelled around the world, drank at least 2 bottles of water and God knows what else and still kicks ass till today.

i know people who bought Toshiba's, Acers, HPs, Gateways (me one of them) and God knows what else at the sametime i bought mine. And they have been replaced already because they either broke down or painfully slow.
mind you! i use some of the most advanced CAD/CAM softwares in the world, Adobe InDesign files of over 500MBs of file sizes and several other high profile softwares.

whatever you say, you will not convince of me anything. but i tell you that, Acer sux balls!

oh i forgot to mention this, it was top of the line and a Workstation laptop hehe.
bought in 2002. will be replaced in December 2006 or January 2007. great money value which is why i have everything made by Dell now.

Not their monitors.

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Posted 08 September 2006 - 04:51 PM

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so, i want to buy a laptop, im good at saving money, i dont want one extremely expensive. i want one that can burn music, has enough memory to run a couple of music programmes, (cubase, logic etc) ideally i would not like to go over £800, any good suggestions?
oh yeah, i would quite like a few features, nice amount of energy, good speakers, ability to watch films, and all still have enough memory for microsoft office package
is it even possible to get one of them for £800 ($1500 or euro 1200)
brendan

Well Acer makes laptops that are cheap and good.
You just have to convert the HDs to NTSF.
Yuo will never get good sound out of a laptop since the built in speakers are crap and I've never seen a laptop with a good audiocard.
But all is not lost. Just do what I did and buy an external.
Workes fine.
1 GB of RAM should be enough for your needs and use Open Office instead of Microsoft Office

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I agree. I have a Acer Aspire 5003, 1.8 Ghz AMD Turion Mobile CPU, 1 GB of RAM (2x512MB) and a 100 GB HDD, the audio card and speakers are crap but if I use my external Logitech speakers that I bought, things sound awesome. I have GNR blaring right now and its not even at max volume, you can hear it in the halls yet its only two speakers and a subwoofer. I have no complaints with my computer other than the crap video card and the fact that it builds up heat a little too much for my liking. It runs fantastic though and is great for most programs.

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Posted 08 September 2006 - 04:55 PM

QUOTE (mahrous @ Sep 5 2006, 03:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Acer are the ultra ewww-ness!

i have been using Dell for 11 years now (up to 9 different computers today) and they are the best thing i have had the pleasure of using. they can be expensive so if u cant afford them, check out Toshiba.

Acer are far less reliable and do not last long enough and the system will not keep up with the new software.
at the very minimum 512MB of RAM ... of course more is better.

Toshiba are utter crap, I used to have a Satellite A30 and it only lasted two years before it burnt out and the mobo fried, and it didnt get a lot of abuse, yet my Acer has been bumped around and nothing is wrong with it yet. I have had my Acer about 4 months and so far I have yet to have a problem other than the FAT32 hard drive setup, which I have changed on one partition. And with its 1 GB of memory, I have been able to do programming while running other software that is high end. Plus on portable mode, I can get almost 4 hours (3:55 is about the max) of battery life out of this puppy with the backlight cranked all the way down, which is great for class cause all I need to do is run word processing and the internet.

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Posted 08 September 2006 - 11:12 PM

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Dell dont suck for any user really.

the average lifespan for a laptop is usually 1-2 years. i have a Dell that has been on enough planes, travelled around the world, drank at least 2 bottles of water and God knows what else and still kicks ass till today.

i know people who bought Toshiba's, Acers, HPs, Gateways (me one of them) and God knows what else at the sametime i bought mine. And they have been replaced already because they either broke down or painfully slow.
mind you! i use some of the most advanced CAD/CAM softwares in the world, Adobe InDesign files of over 500MBs of file sizes and several other high profile softwares.

whatever you say, you will not convince of me anything. but i tell you that, Acer sux balls!

oh i forgot to mention this, it was top of the line and a Workstation laptop hehe.
bought in 2002. will be replaced in December 2006 or January 2007. great money value which is why i have everything made by Dell now.

Not their monitors.


you got to be kidding right?
i seriously doubt Acer managed to go over 1028x768 dpi yet. my Dell which is almost 5 years old is 1600x1200. the coming dell will be 1920x1440. that rapes the hell out of any PC ever made.

AcousticSmash,
bad videocards and heat buildup are essential components for laptop building. its been the biggest problem to avoid laptops overheating and processor speed drops (which is why for many many years laptops ran usually at half speeds of desktop computers).
as for videocards, that is important for me and my works because i simulate CAD/CAM, 3D render and demand high resolutions for drawing and so on.
in fact, videocards and screens are the most important things for me. more important than memory and processors and acer sucks at them tongue.gif
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Posted 09 September 2006 - 09:34 AM

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Dell dont suck for any user really.

the average lifespan for a laptop is usually 1-2 years. i have a Dell that has been on enough planes, travelled around the world, drank at least 2 bottles of water and God knows what else and still kicks ass till today.

i know people who bought Toshiba's, Acers, HPs, Gateways (me one of them) and God knows what else at the sametime i bought mine. And they have been replaced already because they either broke down or painfully slow.
mind you! i use some of the most advanced CAD/CAM softwares in the world, Adobe InDesign files of over 500MBs of file sizes and several other high profile softwares.

whatever you say, you will not convince of me anything. but i tell you that, Acer sux balls!

oh i forgot to mention this, it was top of the line and a Workstation laptop hehe.
bought in 2002. will be replaced in December 2006 or January 2007. great money value which is why i have everything made by Dell now.

Not their monitors.


you got to be kidding right?
i seriously doubt Acer managed to go over 1028x768 dpi yet. my Dell which is almost 5 years old is 1600x1200. the coming dell will be 1920x1440. that rapes the hell out of any PC ever made.

AcousticSmash,
bad videocards and heat buildup are essential components for laptop building. its been the biggest problem to avoid laptops overheating and processor speed drops (which is why for many many years laptops ran usually at half speeds of desktop computers).
as for videocards, that is important for me and my works because i simulate CAD/CAM, 3D render and demand high resolutions for drawing and so on.
in fact, videocards and screens are the most important things for me. more important than memory and processors and acer sucks at them tongue.gif

Acer uses more high end tech than most laptop builders, besides at least their stuff isnt a rip off, which is something Toshiba, Alienware and HP among others have yet to learn is that not everyone should have to pay 2000 bucks for a good computer. And my computer generates a bit of heat only when I push it hard by running programs that usually run well on high end computers. And this Mirage 2 video card is crap, I wanted one with a ATI or GeForce chipset but anyway.

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Posted 10 September 2006 - 11:51 AM

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Dell dont suck for any user really.

the average lifespan for a laptop is usually 1-2 years. i have a Dell that has been on enough planes, travelled around the world, drank at least 2 bottles of water and God knows what else and still kicks ass till today.

i know people who bought Toshiba's, Acers, HPs, Gateways (me one of them) and God knows what else at the sametime i bought mine. And they have been replaced already because they either broke down or painfully slow.
mind you! i use some of the most advanced CAD/CAM softwares in the world, Adobe InDesign files of over 500MBs of file sizes and several other high profile softwares.

whatever you say, you will not convince of me anything. but i tell you that, Acer sux balls!

oh i forgot to mention this, it was top of the line and a Workstation laptop hehe.
bought in 2002. will be replaced in December 2006 or January 2007. great money value which is why i have everything made by Dell now.

Not their monitors.


you got to be kidding right?
i seriously doubt Acer managed to go over 1028x768 dpi yet. my Dell which is almost 5 years old is 1600x1200. the coming dell will be 1920x1440. that rapes the hell out of any PC ever made.

AcousticSmash,
bad videocards and heat buildup are essential components for laptop building. its been the biggest problem to avoid laptops overheating and processor speed drops (which is why for many many years laptops ran usually at half speeds of desktop computers).
as for videocards, that is important for me and my works because i simulate CAD/CAM, 3D render and demand high resolutions for drawing and so on.
in fact, videocards and screens are the most important things for me. more important than memory and processors and acer sucks at them tongue.gif

My laptop's screen is better than many of my friends desktop screens.
Almost everyone who's been looking at my computer are amased by the screen.
I have 1280 x 800 mind you.
You obviously don't know what you are talking about.
I've had my computer for one year and all problems with it have been caused by me.
And I have a ATI Mobility Radeon X700 128 MB.
The newer acers have 256 MB cards.

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Posted 10 September 2006 - 12:29 PM

I was talking about Desktop Monitors.

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 07:24 PM

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Dell dont suck for any user really.

the average lifespan for a laptop is usually 1-2 years. i have a Dell that has been on enough planes, travelled around the world, drank at least 2 bottles of water and God knows what else and still kicks ass till today.

i know people who bought Toshiba's, Acers, HPs, Gateways (me one of them) and God knows what else at the sametime i bought mine. And they have been replaced already because they either broke down or painfully slow.
mind you! i use some of the most advanced CAD/CAM softwares in the world, Adobe InDesign files of over 500MBs of file sizes and several other high profile softwares.

whatever you say, you will not convince of me anything. but i tell you that, Acer sux balls!

oh i forgot to mention this, it was top of the line and a Workstation laptop hehe.
bought in 2002. will be replaced in December 2006 or January 2007. great money value which is why i have everything made by Dell now.

Not their monitors.


you got to be kidding right?
i seriously doubt Acer managed to go over 1028x768 dpi yet. my Dell which is almost 5 years old is 1600x1200. the coming dell will be 1920x1440. that rapes the hell out of any PC ever made.

AcousticSmash,
bad videocards and heat buildup are essential components for laptop building. its been the biggest problem to avoid laptops overheating and processor speed drops (which is why for many many years laptops ran usually at half speeds of desktop computers).
as for videocards, that is important for me and my works because i simulate CAD/CAM, 3D render and demand high resolutions for drawing and so on.
in fact, videocards and screens are the most important things for me. more important than memory and processors and acer sucks at them tongue.gif

My laptop's screen is better than many of my friends desktop screens.
Almost everyone who's been looking at my computer are amased by the screen.
I have 1280 x 800 mind you.
You obviously don't know what you are talking about.
I've had my computer for one year and all problems with it have been caused by me.
And I have a ATI Mobility Radeon X700 128 MB.
The newer acers have 256 MB cards.

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Bastard, I have a crappy Mirage 2 video card in mine. I wish I could change it though for something good, shame thats not possible as far as I know.

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Posted 12 September 2006 - 07:30 AM

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Dell dont suck for any user really.

the average lifespan for a laptop is usually 1-2 years. i have a Dell that has been on enough planes, travelled around the world, drank at least 2 bottles of water and God knows what else and still kicks ass till today.

i know people who bought Toshiba's, Acers, HPs, Gateways (me one of them) and God knows what else at the sametime i bought mine. And they have been replaced already because they either broke down or painfully slow.
mind you! i use some of the most advanced CAD/CAM softwares in the world, Adobe InDesign files of over 500MBs of file sizes and several other high profile softwares.

whatever you say, you will not convince of me anything. but i tell you that, Acer sux balls!

oh i forgot to mention this, it was top of the line and a Workstation laptop hehe.
bought in 2002. will be replaced in December 2006 or January 2007. great money value which is why i have everything made by Dell now.

Not their monitors.


you got to be kidding right?
i seriously doubt Acer managed to go over 1028x768 dpi yet. my Dell which is almost 5 years old is 1600x1200. the coming dell will be 1920x1440. that rapes the hell out of any PC ever made.

AcousticSmash,
bad videocards and heat buildup are essential components for laptop building. its been the biggest problem to avoid laptops overheating and processor speed drops (which is why for many many years laptops ran usually at half speeds of desktop computers).
as for videocards, that is important for me and my works because i simulate CAD/CAM, 3D render and demand high resolutions for drawing and so on.
in fact, videocards and screens are the most important things for me. more important than memory and processors and acer sucks at them tongue.gif

My laptop's screen is better than many of my friends desktop screens.
Almost everyone who's been looking at my computer are amased by the screen.
I have 1280 x 800 mind you.
You obviously don't know what you are talking about.
I've had my computer for one year and all problems with it have been caused by me.
And I have a ATI Mobility Radeon X700 128 MB.
The newer acers have 256 MB cards.

blink.gif

Bastard, I have a crappy Mirage 2 video card in mine. I wish I could change it though for something good, shame thats not possible as far as I know.

Are you sure?
I thought you could replace them but that they were insanely expencive.
I might be wrobg though.

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Posted 12 September 2006 - 11:22 AM

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Dell dont suck for any user really.

the average lifespan for a laptop is usually 1-2 years. i have a Dell that has been on enough planes, travelled around the world, drank at least 2 bottles of water and God knows what else and still kicks ass till today.

i know people who bought Toshiba's, Acers, HPs, Gateways (me one of them) and God knows what else at the sametime i bought mine. And they have been replaced already because they either broke down or painfully slow.
mind you! i use some of the most advanced CAD/CAM softwares in the world, Adobe InDesign files of over 500MBs of file sizes and several other high profile softwares.

whatever you say, you will not convince of me anything. but i tell you that, Acer sux balls!

oh i forgot to mention this, it was top of the line and a Workstation laptop hehe.
bought in 2002. will be replaced in December 2006 or January 2007. great money value which is why i have everything made by Dell now.

Not their monitors.


you got to be kidding right?
i seriously doubt Acer managed to go over 1028x768 dpi yet. my Dell which is almost 5 years old is 1600x1200. the coming dell will be 1920x1440. that rapes the hell out of any PC ever made.

AcousticSmash,
bad videocards and heat buildup are essential components for laptop building. its been the biggest problem to avoid laptops overheating and processor speed drops (which is why for many many years laptops ran usually at half speeds of desktop computers).
as for videocards, that is important for me and my works because i simulate CAD/CAM, 3D render and demand high resolutions for drawing and so on.
in fact, videocards and screens are the most important things for me. more important than memory and processors and acer sucks at them tongue.gif

My laptop's screen is better than many of my friends desktop screens.
Almost everyone who's been looking at my computer are amased by the screen.
I have 1280 x 800 mind you.
You obviously don't know what you are talking about.
I've had my computer for one year and all problems with it have been caused by me.
And I have a ATI Mobility Radeon X700 128 MB.
The newer acers have 256 MB cards.

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Bastard, I have a crappy Mirage 2 video card in mine. I wish I could change it though for something good, shame thats not possible as far as I know.

Are you sure?
I thought you could replace them but that they were insanely expencive.
I might be wrobg though.

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You cant, due to the fact that most video cards require different amounts of power, not to mention they are part of the motherboard and I dont think you can replace them without getting a whole new mobo. I know some Alienware laptop's have interchangeable Mobility cards, dunno if Acer does that or not, I will find out though cause I hate this crappy video card. I want a 256 GeForce Go 6800 so I can play better games, sadly the CPU couldnt run Oblivion though.

Edited by AcousticSmash, 12 September 2006 - 11:28 AM.


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Posted 12 September 2006 - 11:24 AM

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Dell dont suck for any user really.

the average lifespan for a laptop is usually 1-2 years. i have a Dell that has been on enough planes, travelled around the world, drank at least 2 bottles of water and God knows what else and still kicks ass till today.

i know people who bought Toshiba's, Acers, HPs, Gateways (me one of them) and God knows what else at the sametime i bought mine. And they have been replaced already because they either broke down or painfully slow.
mind you! i use some of the most advanced CAD/CAM softwares in the world, Adobe InDesign files of over 500MBs of file sizes and several other high profile softwares.

whatever you say, you will not convince of me anything. but i tell you that, Acer sux balls!

oh i forgot to mention this, it was top of the line and a Workstation laptop hehe.
bought in 2002. will be replaced in December 2006 or January 2007. great money value which is why i have everything made by Dell now.

Not their monitors.


you got to be kidding right?
i seriously doubt Acer managed to go over 1028x768 dpi yet. my Dell which is almost 5 years old is 1600x1200. the coming dell will be 1920x1440. that rapes the hell out of any PC ever made.

AcousticSmash,
bad videocards and heat buildup are essential components for laptop building. its been the biggest problem to avoid laptops overheating and processor speed drops (which is why for many many years laptops ran usually at half speeds of desktop computers).
as for videocards, that is important for me and my works because i simulate CAD/CAM, 3D render and demand high resolutions for drawing and so on.
in fact, videocards and screens are the most important things for me. more important than memory and processors and acer sucks at them tongue.gif

My laptop's screen is better than many of my friends desktop screens.
Almost everyone who's been looking at my computer are amased by the screen.
I have 1280 x 800 mind you.
You obviously don't know what you are talking about.
I've had my computer for one year and all problems with it have been caused by me.
And I have a ATI Mobility Radeon X700 128 MB.
The newer acers have 256 MB cards.

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Bastard, I have a crappy Mirage 2 video card in mine. I wish I could change it though for something good, shame thats not possible as far as I know.

Are you sure?
I thought you could replace them but that they were insanely expencive.
I might be wrobg though.

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You cant, due to the fact that most video cards require different amounts of power, not to mention they are part of the motherboard and I dont think you can replace them without getting a whole new mobo.

So that basicly means it would be cheaper to buy a brand new laptop.
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Posted 12 September 2006 - 11:30 AM

No, its just that some makers dont allow you to swap out video cards. Some Dell's are like that as well.

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Posted 12 September 2006 - 12:22 PM

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No, its just that some makers dont allow you to swap out video cards. Some Dell's are like that as well.

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Posted 12 September 2006 - 05:56 PM

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No, its just that some makers dont allow you to swap out video cards. Some Dell's are like that as well.

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Dell's are very good computers, if you buy something decent and not a piece of crap like their low end stuff.




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