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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: New gaming laptop Curs3, May 24, 2015 at 9:01 AM
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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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    4. Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)

      Talk about games and mobile graphics cards here.
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      30,167
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      Latest: 980m problem. D2 Ultima, May 24, 2015 at 9:10 AM
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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: Windows 10 ibmthink, May 24, 2015 at 8:58 AM
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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: Smoothwall 3Fees, May 21, 2015 at 4:09 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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      Latest: Intel 7260? MrPromaster, May 23, 2015 at 5:56 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: How to reduce scratch above laptops keyboard? Splintah, May 21, 2015 at 1:10 PM
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    9. Desktop Hardware

      A forum to discuss desktop computers and desktop hardware.
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      Latest: Laptop vs this desktop setup ihaveagiggerbyte, May 24, 2015 at 5:09 AM
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    10. Smartphones and Tablets

      A forum to discuss smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.
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      14,574
      Latest: Budget smartphone for ~150 USD T-Mobile Tinderbox (UK), May 24, 2015 at 9:05 AM
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    1. Notebook News and Reviews

      Post any Notebook related news or full reviews to this forum.
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      102,343
      Latest: Gigabyte P34Wv3 Review vinny3, May 22, 2015 at 5:57 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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    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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      300,337
      Latest: New Acer Aspire V Nitro series Daft Paolo, May 24, 2015 at 8:45 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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      49,323
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      966,281
      Latest: Just got my 880M twins! Robbo99999, May 24, 2015 at 8:48 AM
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    3. Apple and Mac OS X

      MacBook and Mac OS X questions and discussion
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      15,628
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      190,412
      Latest: How to replace batter on MBP mid 2014 Heihachi88, May 24, 2015 at 8:46 AM
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
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      36,496
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      584,703
      Latest: Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 Owner's Lounge Illustrator76, May 24, 2015 at 8:43 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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    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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      831,676
      Latest: M6800 Owners' Thread darkydark, May 24, 2015 at 9:10 AM
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    7. Fujitsu

      Discuss Fujitsu LifeBook, Stylistic and Amilo notebooks here.
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      Latest: P772 Bluray drive upgrade rfielder, May 15, 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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    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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      493,777
      Latest: HP Spectre x360 alkpit, May 24, 2015 at 8:25 AM
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    10. Lenovo

      Discuss Lenovo notebooks and Thinkpads as well as legacy IBM ThinkPads.
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      34,594
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      432,086
      Latest: Y50 Replacement Displays Compendium jlee0129, May 24, 2015 at 3:31 AM
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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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      134,961
      Latest: Need advice before upgrading MSI GT60 MadDog84, May 24, 2015 at 7:52 AM
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    13. Panasonic

      Discuss the rugged ToughBook notebooks here.
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      8,630
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      98,675
      Latest: CF-18B CWB32, May 24, 2015 at 6:50 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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      Latest: Razer Edge and Edge Pro Owner's Lounge eric13, May 24, 2015 at 7:55 AM
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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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    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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      8,088
      Messages:
      55,068
      Latest: Screen Upgrade - Success! Qosmio X775 imglidinhere, May 20, 2015 at 5:36 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
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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: XenForo upgrade - Post bugs and other issues here Maru, May 23, 2015 at 8:25 AM
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    2. Off Topic

      Discussion unrelated to notebooks
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      17,842
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      Latest: What are you drinking now? HTWingNut, May 24, 2015 at 9:06 AM
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