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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: Going to college soon... Th4tRedhe4d, Mar 1, 2015 at 1:06 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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    3. Accessories

      Mice, backpacks and other external peripherals forum.
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      13,292
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      116,368
      Latest: Best Laptop Dock w/o Breaking the Bank Starlight5, Feb 28, 2015 at 4:35 PM
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    4. Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)

      Talk about games and mobile graphics cards here.
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      Latest: Mobile DSR patch octiceps, Mar 1, 2015 at 2:15 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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      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: Intel 7260? WhatsThePoint, Mar 1, 2015 at 9:46 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 Jetdel, Mar 1, 2015 at 1:51 PM
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    9. Desktop Hardware

      A forum to discuss desktop computers and desktop hardware.
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      Latest: Steam Box? Syndrome, Feb 28, 2015 at 5:24 PM
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    10. Smartphones

      A forum to discuss smartphones and other mobile devices.
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      Latest: Mobile World Congress 2015 MidnightSun, Mar 1, 2015 at 1:08 PM
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    1. Notebook News and Reviews

      Post any Notebook related news or full reviews to this forum.
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      Latest: HTC One M9 Hands-on Preview Dragan Petric, Mar 1, 2015 at 10:43 AM
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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: 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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      Latest: New Acer Aspire V Nitro series ghs14, Mar 1, 2015 at 2:13 PM
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    2. Alienware

      Alienware is the world's largest boutique brand, offering high-performance systems for gamers and enthusiasts.
      Latest: Quick questions for a newbie. toto29620, Mar 1, 2015 at 2:11 PM
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    3. Apple and Mac OS X

      MacBook and Mac OS X questions and discussion
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
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      36,367
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      582,716
      Latest: ASUS Zenbook UX303 (Nvidia GT 840M) bwhockey17, Mar 1, 2015 at 1:14 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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      Latest: Fujitsu Lifebook Series C westnortgo, Mar 1, 2015 at 2:00 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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    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 Spectre x360 NomadA32, Mar 1, 2015 at 12:45 PM
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    10. Lenovo

      Discuss Lenovo notebooks and Thinkpads as well as legacy IBM ThinkPads.
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      34,447
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      430,124
      Latest: Lenovo Y50 Owners and Information Thread jinenigma, Mar 1, 2015 at 1:25 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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    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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      97,205
      Latest: The first Toughbook? toughasnails, Mar 1, 2015 at 1:41 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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      Latest: razer blade 2013 screen ribbon cable TJCacher, Mar 1, 2015 at 11:04 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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      20,656
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      Latest: Sager NP8651 Dual Monitor Problem? Erez Cohen, Mar 1, 2015 at 2:08 PM
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    16. Samsung

      Discuss the stylish and innovative Samsung notebooks here.
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      Latest: It is official... NP700Z7C-S01US is a lemon TANWare, Mar 1, 2015 at 11:07 AM
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    17. Sony

      Sony VAIO laptop questions and comments go here.
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      25,796
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      Latest: Sony Vaio S Bios Mod For Gt640m Le poople, Feb 28, 2015 at 11:22 PM
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    18. Toshiba

      Post questions and comments regarding Toshiba Satellite, Tecra and Portege notebooks here.
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      Latest: Z30 USB ports...3.0 or not? mkco, Feb 23, 2015 at 9:52 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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    2. Off Topic

      Discussion unrelated to notebooks
      Latest: Why do notebooks always have fat bezels? Syndrome, Mar 1, 2015 at 1:34 PM
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