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Old 06-09-2009, 05:47 PM    (permalink
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I found a really sick Lenovo for 1200, but the problem is it only comes with the manufacturers warranty and there is no way to get an extended warranty on it. its a dual core, 2.4 GHZ processor, with a ******** of memory and such. But the damn thing is ugly as hell.
If it changes your mind at all, I've never had a Lenovo break down on me, and I've treated a few of them very rough. Unless there's an immediate problem with the machine, which would be covered by the initial warranty, their laptops are easy enough to crack open and replace parts.

edit - and if you want to build a desktop, then I guarantee you that for 1200 dollars you can build a ridiculous machine. I know, because that's exactly how much I spent on the desktop I built last year and I still haven't been able to even come close to taking full advantage of the CPU power.

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Old 06-12-2009, 05:24 PM    (permalink
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I'm looking for a mini book as well as a desktop. I don't know too much about computers but judging from what I've read here and heard elsewhere I think this would be a good buy?

http://www.buy.com/prod/asus-eee-pc-...208351996.html

I don't plan on using the above for much other than taking notes and such, as I also want a desktop. Any recommendations on good, cheap desktops? Thanks in advance, rep for those who help.
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if i haven't mentioned. lenovos are tanks. the only issue i ever had was my cheap 700 dollar one i bought on a whim because i was without... was that the screen slowly tilted back... and wouldn't stay up nice and straight. just needed its screws tightened.
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if i haven't mentioned. lenovos are tanks. the only issue i ever had was my cheap 700 dollar one i bought on a whim because i was without... was that the screen slowly tilted back... and wouldn't stay up nice and straight. just needed its screws tightened.
Something like this is why I need a new laptop. Its screen has slowly but surely broken its hinges. Twice. It has to be propped up in the back else the screen will fall down (and somewhat out). The first time took time and money to fix, and there will be no second fix. It's old anyways.
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Weird, I've never heard of Lenovo. I have a Dell, and it works fine.
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Lenovo is rebranded IBM Thinkpads
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I ended up building a sick desktop on tigerdirect and buying that, and getting my laptop repaired. Desktop is siiiiiiiiiiiiiiick.
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I bought a Toshiba. They're awesome computers.
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Had I decided to buy a laptop, it would of been the Lenovo Ideapad.
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this is what i'm using right now
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this is what i'm using right now
Those bad boys are mega overpriced. They start at like 2000 on the Dell website.
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If I got a laptop I'd just get a Macbook PRO. My younger brother got one last year and its pretty dope.
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