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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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      Latest: Which laptop for an Autocad student? Matrix Leader6, Mar 27, 2015 at 4:43 PM
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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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    3. Accessories

      Mice, backpacks and other external peripherals forum.
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      13,306
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    4. Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)

      Talk about games and mobile graphics cards here.
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      30,063
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      Latest: Half-Life 2: Update releasing on Steam octiceps, Mar 27, 2015 at 4:35 PM
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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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      Latest: Computer doesn't sleep when I close the lid. zabe, Mar 27, 2015 at 4:17 PM
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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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      10,084
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      73,473
      Latest: NetGear R8000 AC3200 issues TANWare, Mar 27, 2015 at 4:40 PM
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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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      Latest: Which is the best thermal pad for GPU EternalWorth, Mar 26, 2015 at 1:57 PM
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    9. Desktop Hardware

      A forum to discuss desktop computers and desktop hardware.
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      Latest: GTX 970 v.s. 980 v.s. SLI 970 DataShell, Mar 27, 2015 at 8:31 AM
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    10. Smartphones

      A forum to discuss smartphones and other mobile devices.
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    1. Notebook News and Reviews

      Post any Notebook related news or full reviews to this forum.
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      102,221
      Latest: Acer Aspire V 15 Nitro Review downloads, Mar 27, 2015 at 2:12 PM
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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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      27,709
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      300,021
      Latest: New Acer Aspire V Nitro series Mattthev, Mar 27, 2015 at 1:52 PM
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    2. Alienware

      Alienware is the world's largest boutique brand, offering high-performance systems for gamers and enthusiasts.
      Latest: *OFFICIAL* Alienware 15 Owner's Lounge bnosam, Mar 27, 2015 at 4:42 PM
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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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      190,236
      Latest: The New MacBook mmoy1, Mar 27, 2015 at 7:58 AM
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
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      36,408
      Messages:
      583,312
      Latest: *Official ASUS W90Vp Owners' Lounge* GSXR, Mar 27, 2015 at 4:35 PM
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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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      2,343
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      28,968
      Latest: Compal jhl-90 usb power button Dr.Colossos, Mar 23, 2015 at 4:48 AM
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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.
      Latest: Dell XPS 13 vs. Macbook Pro Retina 13" sunshinecat, Mar 27, 2015 at 4:08 PM
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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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      14,842
      Latest: ***Gigabyte P35X v3 owner's lounge*** jiexi, Mar 27, 2015 at 3:46 PM
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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 ZBook 15 Owners Lounge* Koen Depoorter, Mar 27, 2015 at 4:39 PM
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    10. Lenovo

      Discuss Lenovo notebooks and Thinkpads as well as legacy IBM ThinkPads.
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      34,500
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      430,925
      Latest: ThinkPad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen.) Broadwell John George, Mar 27, 2015 at 4:16 PM
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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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    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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      650
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      18,450
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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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      20,745
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      Latest: P170HM goes to sleep randomly (no shutdown) Ethrem, Mar 27, 2015 at 4:39 PM
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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.
      Discussions:
      25,807
      Messages:
      363,549
      Latest: Latest VPC-Z1/330M Drivers for the BIOS Hack People bbun, Mar 27, 2015 at 12:17 PM
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    18. Toshiba

      Post questions and comments regarding Toshiba Satellite, Tecra and Portege notebooks here.
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      8,084
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      55,059
      Latest: How to replace lid on Toshiba P50-T? mystery905, Mar 24, 2015 at 8:59 PM
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    19. Other Manufacturers

      Forum for boutique gaming rig manufacturers and smaller notebook vendors.
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      4,075
      Messages:
      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
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