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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: Dell Inspiron 5150 Video card upgrade? Starlight5, Mar 3, 2015 at 6:10 PM
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    3. Accessories

      Mice, backpacks and other external peripherals forum.
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      13,292
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      116,385
      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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    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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      Latest: Which version of Linux are you using? turqoisegirl08, Mar 1, 2015 at 10:30 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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      Latest: but children and adolescents are abhidelookjh, Mar 3, 2015 at 5:54 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: Lenovo Y50 Cooling mod - 10c octiceps, Mar 3, 2015 at 5:51 PM
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    9. Desktop Hardware

      A forum to discuss desktop computers and desktop hardware.
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      Latest: AMD 3XX Series Cards DataShell, Mar 3, 2015 at 1:54 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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    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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      50,720
      Latest: A cheap gaming Medion taoora, Mar 2, 2015 at 11:42 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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      Latest: Official Acer Aspire 5739G Owner's Lounge propolkin, Mar 3, 2015 at 2:37 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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    3. Apple and Mac OS X

      MacBook and Mac OS X questions and discussion
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      15,601
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      190,107
      Latest: Dig out those GPU-failed MBPs! saturnotaku, Mar 2, 2015 at 11:53 AM
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
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      36,370
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      582,776
      Latest: ASUS Zenbook UX303 (Nvidia GT 840M) mmascosta, Mar 3, 2015 at 5:51 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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    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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      18,475
      Latest: fhfgjfgjghjgh sAMogha Aogha, Mar 3, 2015 at 5:58 PM
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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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    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* CJaftermath, Mar 3, 2015 at 5:04 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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    13. Panasonic

      Discuss the rugged ToughBook notebooks here.
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      8,546
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      97,261
      Latest: CF-31 WWAN BIOS Help dgray, Mar 3, 2015 at 1:07 PM
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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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      20,666
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      438,275
      Latest: Best vBios for GTX 680M - Stock Voltage + OV [JC], Mar 3, 2015 at 6:17 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:
      25,798
      Messages:
      363,409
      Latest: New VAIO Z and VAIO Z Canvas SurferJon, Mar 3, 2015 at 4:40 AM
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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:
      55,038
      Latest: Toshiba P50T-BST2N01 4K laptop UNBOXING simonsa, Mar 3, 2015 at 1:58 AM
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    19. Other Manufacturers

      Forum for boutique gaming rig manufacturers and smaller notebook vendors.
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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: Techtarget spam warp_kez, Mar 3, 2015 at 5:30 PM
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    2. Off Topic

      Discussion unrelated to notebooks
      Latest: Video Conversion Software michaelearth, Mar 3, 2015 at 5:35 PM
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