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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: Acer vs Asus, what's the difference here? Your Mom, Apr 27, 2015 at 8:14 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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      Latest: Good and reliable External HD? Starlight5, Apr 27, 2015 at 5:21 PM
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    3. Accessories

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

      Talk about games and mobile graphics cards here.
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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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      32,248
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      341,649
      Latest: win 8.1 bsod page_fault_in_nonpaged_area Stoop14, Apr 27, 2015 at 5:49 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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      51,048
      Latest: Which version of Linux are you using? timfountain, Apr 24, 2015 at 12:46 AM
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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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      10,094
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      Latest: Intel 7260? 6000jga, Apr 27, 2015 at 2:50 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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      Latest: Lenovo Y50 Cooling mod - 10c franzerich, Apr 25, 2015 at 7:12 AM
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    9. Desktop Hardware

      A forum to discuss desktop computers and desktop hardware.
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      418
      Latest: Buy a used desktop Talon, Apr 25, 2015 at 5:27 PM
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    10. Smartphones and Tablets

      A forum to discuss smartphones, tablets 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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      6,083
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      102,330
      Latest: Acer Aspire Switch 10E Hands-On Preview downloads, Apr 27, 2015 at 2:28 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: 980M Discount to Corporation members of ADI 5HT, Apr 27, 2015 at 9:14 AM
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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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      27,723
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      300,148
      Latest: 3820TG Owner's Lounge - Part Two Roamer55, Apr 27, 2015 at 4:10 PM
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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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      49,186
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    3. Apple and Mac OS X

      MacBook and Mac OS X questions and discussion
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      15,616
      Messages:
      190,343
      Latest: The New MacBook mmoy, Apr 27, 2015 at 5:31 PM
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
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      36,461
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      584,017
      Latest: Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 Owner's Lounge ArthurG, Apr 27, 2015 at 8:21 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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      2,345
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      28,972
      Latest: Compal KHLB2, new battery and ram upgrade Starlight5, Apr 25, 2015 at 3:26 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.
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      64,702
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      830,986
      Latest: XPS 15 (Haswell) Owner's Lounge turkishdelight, Apr 27, 2015 at 7:44 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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      18,501
      Latest: no LCD display johnyb98, Apr 19, 2015
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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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      15,363
      Latest: ***Gigabyte P35X v3 owner's lounge*** sonic74, Apr 27, 2015 at 7:39 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
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      493,337
      Latest: HP Spectre x360 vnwhite, Apr 27, 2015 at 7:01 PM
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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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      133,811
      Latest: ***The Official MSI GT80 Titan Owner's Lounge*** Jenima, Apr 27, 2015 at 6:19 PM
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    13. Panasonic

      Discuss the rugged ToughBook notebooks here.
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      98,392
      Latest: CF-19 MK4 GPS Toughbookfreak, Apr 27, 2015 at 11:45 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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      18,677
      Latest: Dang good battery life haryhu, Apr 27, 2015 at 4:38 PM
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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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      3,516
      Messages:
      84,409
      Latest: It is official... NP700Z7C-S01US is a lemon joot, Apr 27, 2015 at 10:14 AM
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    17. Sony

      Sony VAIO laptop questions and comments go here.
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      363,639
      Latest: Laptop Temperature/Gaming ghost whistler, Apr 27, 2015 at 2:44 PM
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    18. Toshiba

      Post questions and comments regarding Toshiba Satellite, Tecra and Portege notebooks here.
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      8,086
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      55,058
      Latest: Toshiba 855D CPU upgrade Bálint Ernhoffer, Apr 26, 2015 at 7:22 AM
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    19. Other Manufacturers

      Forum for boutique gaming rig manufacturers and smaller notebook vendors.
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      40,545
      1. OCZ

      Latest: Raven X6 New Laptop homebrewdr, Apr 26, 2015 at 9:56 PM
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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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      Latest: Post Your Last Purchase J.Dre, Apr 27, 2015 at 8:01 PM
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