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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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      102,546
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      730,552
      Latest: Looking for a 2 in 1 laptop/tablet Tesn, Mar 5, 2015 at 1:20 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: 850 Evo vs BX100 Grim Tuesday, Mar 5, 2015 at 1:38 PM
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    3. Accessories

      Mice, backpacks and other external peripherals forum.
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      Latest: Should I pick x360 or xbox one controller? Datamonger, Mar 3, 2015 at 2:54 AM
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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 TomJGX, Mar 5, 2015 at 1:31 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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    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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      4,269
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      51,023
      Latest: what os should I pick? Jarhead, Mar 4, 2015 at 3:02 PM
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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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      1,282
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      21,583
      Latest: Dell Latitude 3540 Cooling Mod yayo685, Mar 5, 2015 at 9:41 AM
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    9. Desktop Hardware

      A forum to discuss desktop computers and desktop hardware.
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      58
      Latest: Time for a new video card octiceps, Mar 4, 2015 at 7:46 PM
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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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      5,984
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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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      9,141
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      50,719
      Latest: Found Cheap C2D T9800'S $25 Qing Dao, Feb 27, 2015 at 6:51 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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      27,697
      Messages:
      299,847
      Latest: Official Acer Aspire 5739G Owner's Lounge propolkin, Mar 5, 2015 at 8:32 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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      48,845
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      954,771
      Latest: AW 17 R2 - IPS Display Specs Ramzay, Mar 5, 2015 at 1:29 PM
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    3. Apple and Mac OS X

      MacBook and Mac OS X questions and discussion
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      15,601
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
      Discussions:
      36,372
      Messages:
      582,827
      Latest: Asus w90vp 2nd card troubleshooting paris514, Mar 5, 2015 at 11:47 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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      2,342
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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:
      64,597
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      829,413
      Latest: XPS 15 (Haswell) Owner's Lounge Jim OConnell, Mar 5, 2015 at 1:34 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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      174
      Messages:
      14,434
      Latest: ***Aorus X7 Pro owner's lounge*** haipower, Mar 5, 2015 at 1:38 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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      32,676
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      492,474
      Latest: HP Elitebook Folio 9480p Screen Upgrade joe1970, Mar 5, 2015 at 11:37 AM
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    10. Lenovo

      Discuss Lenovo notebooks and Thinkpads as well as legacy IBM ThinkPads.
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      34,461
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      430,273
      Latest: Thinkpad X250 qazzak, Mar 5, 2015 at 1:18 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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      10,799
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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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      8,548
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      97,282
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    14. Razer

      This subforum is for discussion of Razer notebooks, including the Blade and Blade Pro.
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      628
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      17,930
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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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      20,672
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    16. Samsung

      Discuss the stylish and innovative Samsung notebooks here.
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      3,485
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    17. Sony

      Sony VAIO laptop questions and comments go here.
      Discussions:
      25,799
      Messages:
      363,422
      Latest: VPCSB no audio after replacement of keyboard feD0s, Mar 5, 2015 at 12:01 PM
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    18. Toshiba

      Post questions and comments regarding Toshiba Satellite, Tecra and Portege notebooks here.
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      8,078
      Messages:
      55,040
      Latest: InsydeH20 BIOS Modding ZONE Thoyito, Mar 4, 2015 at 11:32 PM
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    19. Other Manufacturers

      Forum for boutique gaming rig manufacturers and smaller notebook vendors.
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      40,535
      1. OCZ

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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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      Latest: How do I find moderators in sub forums now? LVNeptune, Mar 5, 2015 at 11:23 AM
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