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NotebookReview

    1. What Notebook Should I Buy?

      Not sure which laptop you should buy? It's a tough decision, so post questions and get help from our expert forum members!
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    2. Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades

      Discuss Processors, RAM, Hard Drives and other basic notebook components here. Includes upgrade questions.
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      Latest: 850 pro M.2 sataIII? pukemon, Mar 30, 2015 at 11:33 AM
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    3. Accessories

      Mice, backpacks and other external peripherals forum.
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      Latest: Notebook Coolers : A Buyers Guide berniebennybernard, Mar 29, 2015 at 9:06 PM
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    4. Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)

      Talk about games and mobile graphics cards here.
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      Latest: Battlefield Hardline heibk201, Mar 30, 2015 at 10:54 AM
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    5. Windows OS and Software

      Software and OS discussion for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8. Mac OS software questions go here.
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    6. Linux Compatibility and Software

      OS and software discussion for Linux/BSD. Also open for general Linux installation, software and support questions.
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    7. Networking and Wireless

      Questions and discussions about networking, routers, broadband service, or wireless connectivity go here.
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      Latest: Killer N1525 Wireless-AC WhatsThePoint, Mar 30, 2015 at 10:41 AM
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    8. Notebook Cosmetic Modifications and Custom Builds

      Discuss paint jobs, stickers, aftermarket cosmetic changes, and custom notebook builds here
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    9. Desktop Hardware

      A forum to discuss desktop computers and desktop hardware.
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      Latest: Build Progress - Corsair Air 240 x99 SLI TBoneSan, Mar 30, 2015 at 3:12 AM
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    10. Smartphones

      A forum to discuss smartphones and other mobile devices.
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      Latest: Best Android games? radji, Mar 29, 2015 at 4:35 AM
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    1. Notebook News and Reviews

      Post any Notebook related news or full reviews to this forum.
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    2. Notebook and Tech Bargains

      Check out this category for the latest rebates, coupons and sales for Notebooks and other tech related products!
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      Latest: Is this a fair price for a m11x? Craig9080, Mar 25, 2015 at 12:13 PM
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    3. Notebook Dummy Guide Articles

      Straight forward dummy guide articles for all things laptop computer related.
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    1. Acer

      Discuss the Aspire, Ferrari and TravelMate line of notebooks from Acer here.
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      Latest: Aspire V7-482PG-9884 downloads, Mar 30, 2015 at 11:38 AM
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    2. Alienware

      Alienware is the world's largest boutique brand, offering high-performance systems for gamers and enthusiasts.
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    3. Apple and Mac OS X

      MacBook and Mac OS X questions and discussion
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      15,607
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      Latest: IT certifications on Macbook / Apple OS ? KCETech1, Mar 29, 2015 at 6:25 PM
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
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      36,410
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      Latest: Asus Zenbook UX302LG Owners Lounge Rogal7, Mar 30, 2015 at 10:18 AM
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    5. Compal

      The world's 2nd largest laptop maker, Compal has designed and built laptops for all of the major brands as well as custom builders for over 22 years.
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    6. Dell

      Dell Inspiron and Studio, Dell Latitude, Vostro, Precision and Dell XPS notebook questions and discussion here. Click Here to see the latest deals and coupons on Dell laptops.
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    7. Fujitsu

      Discuss Fujitsu LifeBook, Stylistic and Amilo notebooks here.
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    8. Gigabyte

      From tablets to gaming to desktop replacements, Gigabyte has leapt into the mobile market with both feet.
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      Latest: ***Gigabyte P35X v3 owner's lounge*** arpas, Mar 30, 2015 at 9:29 AM
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    9. HP & Compaq

      HP offers an array of notebooks to consumers under the G-series, Pavilion, and ENVY lines and business notebooks under ProBook/EliteBook
      Latest: *HP HDX 9000 DRAGON Owners Lounge, Part 2* HDXcited, Mar 30, 2015 at 11:08 AM
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    10. Lenovo

      Discuss Lenovo notebooks and Thinkpads as well as legacy IBM ThinkPads.
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    11. LG

      LG produces high quality notebooks offering a great screen, battery life, and weight combination. Ask questions and discuss your LG notebook here.
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    12. MSI

      Micro-Star International sells cool computers the world over, My Style Inside!
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      Latest: ***The Official MSI GT80 Titan Owner's Lounge*** GTVEVO, Mar 30, 2015 at 12:07 PM
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    13. Panasonic

      Discuss the rugged ToughBook notebooks here.
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    14. Razer

      This subforum is for discussion of Razer notebooks, including the Blade and Blade Pro.
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    15. Sager and Clevo

      Clevo is perhaps not widely known, but their products are re-branded and sold by many known boutique brands.
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    16. Samsung

      Discuss the stylish and innovative Samsung notebooks here.
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    17. Sony

      Sony VAIO laptop questions and comments go here.
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    18. Toshiba

      Post questions and comments regarding Toshiba Satellite, Tecra and Portege notebooks here.
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      8,084
      Messages:
      55,060
      Latest: Operation Successful-new I7-940xm - Qosmio x505 jbgroup1, Mar 29, 2015 at 12:55 PM
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    19. Other Manufacturers

      Forum for boutique gaming rig manufacturers and smaller notebook vendors.
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      40,544
      Latest: Vizio CT15-A2 Owners Lounge Plume, Mar 26, 2015 at 1:14 AM
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    1. Site Suggestions, Announcements and Guidelines

      Please post any site suggestion, site errors or help using forums questions here.
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    2. Off Topic

      Discussion unrelated to notebooks
      Latest: The random picture thread killkenny1, Mar 30, 2015 at 10:09 AM
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