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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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    3. Accessories

      Mice, backpacks and other external peripherals forum.
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      13,326
      Messages:
      116,628
      Latest: Best gaming headset around 100 bucks? iknokungfu, Apr 21, 2015 at 5:02 PM
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    4. Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)

      Talk about games and mobile graphics cards here.
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      30,108
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      563,568
      Latest: GTA V discussion SRSR333, Apr 21, 2015 at 8:10 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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      32,238
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      341,630
      Latest: Legal Windows 7 Pro x64 ISO for Backup Disks S.SubZero, Apr 21, 2015 at 8:05 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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    8. Notebook Cosmetic Modifications and Custom Builds

      Discuss paint jobs, stickers, aftermarket cosmetic changes, and custom notebook builds here
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      1,285
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      21,613
      Latest: Lenovo Y50 Cooling mod - 10c Eric Auer, Apr 21, 2015 at 3:15 PM
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    9. Desktop Hardware

      A forum to discuss desktop computers and desktop hardware.
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    10. Smartphones

      A forum to discuss smartphones and other mobile devices.
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      12
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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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      9,147
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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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    2. Alienware

      Alienware is the world's largest boutique brand, offering high-performance systems for gamers and enthusiasts.
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      49,147
      Messages:
      962,202
      Latest: *OFFICIAL* Alienware 13 Owner's Lounge Game7a1, Apr 21, 2015 at 8:23 PM
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    3. Apple and Mac OS X

      MacBook and Mac OS X questions and discussion
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      15,613
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
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      36,443
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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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      2,345
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      28,972
      Latest: Compal KHLB2, new battery and ram upgrade pozen, Apr 21, 2015 at 7:49 PM
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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.
      Discussions:
      64,690
      Messages:
      831,667
      Latest: DVD burner for Latitude E5440 SatchBoogie1, Apr 21, 2015 at 7:27 PM
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    7. Fujitsu

      Discuss Fujitsu LifeBook, Stylistic and Amilo notebooks here.
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      2,842
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      18,503
      Latest: no LCD display johnyb98, Apr 19, 2015 at 6:43 AM
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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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      187
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      15,169
      Latest: ***Aorus X7 Pro owner's lounge*** Chuffbaby, Apr 21, 2015 at 11:06 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
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      32,691
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      493,297
      Latest: HP Spectre x360 alkpit, Apr 21, 2015 at 7:23 PM
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    10. Lenovo

      Discuss Lenovo notebooks and Thinkpads as well as legacy IBM ThinkPads.
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      34,541
      Messages:
      431,580
      Latest: Y50 Replacement Displays Compendium LSB, Apr 21, 2015 at 8:22 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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      1,403
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      10,800
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    12. MSI

      Micro-Star International sells cool computers the world over, My Style Inside!
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      Messages:
      133,609
      Latest: [Official] Questions for the MSI Rep! masterlink2002, Apr 21, 2015 at 6:26 PM
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    13. Panasonic

      Discuss the rugged ToughBook notebooks here.
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      98,311
      Latest: Complete drive copy? thewanderlustking, Apr 21, 2015 at 1:13 AM
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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.
      Discussions:
      3,513
      Messages:
      84,347
      Latest: Memory RAM upgrade NP780Z5E TANWare, Apr 21, 2015 at 7:53 PM
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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:
      55,063
      Latest: P55T-B5262 VS P55T-B5156 sshams95, Apr 19, 2015 at 8:51 PM
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    19. Other Manufacturers

      Forum for boutique gaming rig manufacturers and smaller notebook vendors.
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      4,078
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      40,550
      1. OCZ

      Latest: Lavie Z HZ alexhawker, Apr 14, 2015
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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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      17,825
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      698,198
      Latest: Post Your Last Purchase Nick, Apr 21, 2015 at 7:50 PM
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