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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: Best Gaming Laptop Under $1000 Ramzay, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:35 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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      385,141
      Latest: cutting out the fan grills to reduce temps? TANWare, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:20 AM
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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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      30,106
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      563,358
      Latest: AMD vs. Nvidia dGPU market share 2003-2014 DataShell, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:30 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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    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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      4,273
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      51,052
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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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      10,092
      Messages:
      73,540
      Latest: Is there a problem with my network card? WhatsThePoint, Apr 18, 2015 at 8:09 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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      1,285
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      21,609
      Latest: Lenovo Y50 Cooling mod - 10c octiceps, Apr 18, 2015 at 12:41 PM
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    9. Desktop Hardware

      A forum to discuss desktop computers and desktop hardware.
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      367
      Latest: GTX 970 v.s. 980 v.s. SLI 970 LaptopNut, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:12 AM
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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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    3. Notebook Dummy Guide Articles

      Straight forward dummy guide articles for all things laptop computer related.
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      5,318
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    1. Acer

      Discuss the Aspire, Ferrari and TravelMate line of notebooks from Acer here.
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      27,719
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      300,132
      Latest: Acer 3820tg ram ugrade viliam.jobko, Apr 19, 2015 at 8:36 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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      49,136
      Messages:
      961,954
      Latest: Graphic card broken? Ramzay, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:20 AM
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    3. Apple and Mac OS X

      MacBook and Mac OS X questions and discussion
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      15,613
      Messages:
      190,338
      Latest: Macbook Pro 13" 2015 or 15" Buying Advice roadracer247, Apr 19, 2015 at 9:29 AM
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
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      36,439
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      583,805
      Latest: Asus Q550LF-BBI7T07 (Best Buy Exclusive ???) jeffmd, Apr 19, 2015 at 10:55 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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      2,344
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      28,971
      Latest: New models AlbertoCastillo2001, Apr 5, 2015
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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:
      64,686
      Messages:
      831,599
      Latest: xps 13 (9343) - Speakers distortion lirux, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:00 AM
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    7. Fujitsu

      Discuss Fujitsu LifeBook, Stylistic and Amilo notebooks here.
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      2,842
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      18,503
      Latest: no LCD display johnyb98, Apr 19, 2015 at 6:43 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
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      32,691
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      493,278
      Latest: HP Omen 15 (5XXX series) Gaming Notebook Th4tRedhe4d, Apr 19, 2015 at 10:56 AM
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    10. Lenovo

      Discuss Lenovo notebooks and Thinkpads as well as legacy IBM ThinkPads.
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      34,537
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      431,550
      Latest: Lenovo Y50 Owners and Information Thread mystery905, Apr 19, 2015 at 9:40 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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      Messages:
      133,503
      Latest: [Official] Questions for the MSI Rep! Chalkster, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:18 AM
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    13. Panasonic

      Discuss the rugged ToughBook notebooks here.
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      8,605
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      98,288
      Latest: FZ-A1 inside Shawn, Apr 19, 2015 at 10:02 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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      662
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      18,618
      Latest: New Razer Blade (2015) Avs21, Apr 19, 2015 at 7:18 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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      3,511
      Messages:
      84,321
      Latest: 13.3" Samsung NP900X3C with Ivy Bridge CPU go45cvi, Apr 19, 2015 at 10:55 AM
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    17. Sony

      Sony VAIO laptop questions and comments go here.
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      Messages:
      363,674
      Latest: Official Vaio Pro 13 Owners Lounge (SVP13 2013) manson, Apr 19, 2015 at 4:05 AM
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    18. Toshiba

      Post questions and comments regarding Toshiba Satellite, Tecra and Portege notebooks here.
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      8,083
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      55,062
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    19. Other Manufacturers

      Forum for boutique gaming rig manufacturers and smaller notebook vendors.
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      4,078
      Messages:
      40,550
      1. OCZ

      Latest: Lavie Z HZ alexhawker, Apr 14, 2015 at 9:31 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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      698,114
      Latest: The random picture thread Convel, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:09 AM
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