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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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      34,781
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      385,118
      Latest: Memory upgrade on Intel HM55 chipset em5750, Apr 18, 2015 at 4:30 PM
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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.
      Discussions:
      30,105
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      563,301
      Latest: GTA V discussion LaptopNut, Apr 18, 2015 at 12:52 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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      32,236
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      Latest: Avast Expired... How to Renew? MrDJ, Apr 18, 2015 at 2:57 PM
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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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    7. Networking and Wireless

      Questions and discussions about networking, routers, broadband service, or wireless connectivity go here.
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      10,092
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      73,538
      Latest: Is there a problem with my network card? downloads, Apr 18, 2015 at 10:02 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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      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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      354
      Latest: Opinions on ITX build killkenny1, Apr 18, 2015 at 4:33 PM
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    10. Smartphones

      A forum to discuss smartphones and other mobile devices.
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      12
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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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    1. Acer

      Discuss the Aspire, Ferrari and TravelMate line of notebooks from Acer here.
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      300,129
      Latest: New Acer Aspire V Nitro series snow_61, Apr 18, 2015 at 10:52 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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      49,133
      Messages:
      961,888
      Latest: nvflash encor50, Apr 18, 2015 at 4:40 PM
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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:
      190,331
      Latest: The New MacBook KCETech1, Apr 18, 2015 at 1:37 PM
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
      Discussions:
      36,438
      Messages:
      583,793
      Latest: Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 Owner's Lounge Knocturne, Apr 18, 2015 at 12:18 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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      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:
      64,684
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      831,583
      Latest: Studio 1555 Hard Drive Help Needed Dirtyeaze, Apr 18, 2015 at 3:45 PM
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    7. Fujitsu

      Discuss Fujitsu LifeBook, Stylistic and Amilo notebooks here.
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      2,842
      Messages:
      18,502
      Latest: no LCD display johnyb98, Apr 11, 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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      187
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      15,149
      Latest: ***Gigabyte P35X v3 owner's lounge*** derkeysersoze, Apr 18, 2015 at 1:49 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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      32,691
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      493,265
      Latest: *HP HDX 9000 DRAGON Owners Lounge, Part 2* p_petak, Apr 18, 2015 at 4:34 PM
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    10. Lenovo

      Discuss Lenovo notebooks and Thinkpads as well as legacy IBM ThinkPads.
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      34,537
      Messages:
      431,543
      Latest: Lenovo Y50 Owners and Information Thread KeiDash, Apr 18, 2015 at 4:18 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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    12. MSI

      Micro-Star International sells cool computers the world over, My Style Inside!
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      Messages:
      133,469
      Latest: ***The Official MSI GT80 Titan Owner's Lounge*** GTVEVO, Apr 18, 2015 at 4:46 PM
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    13. Panasonic

      Discuss the rugged ToughBook notebooks here.
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      8,604
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      98,287
      Latest: Looking for help with my CF-30 CWB32, Apr 18, 2015 at 6:45 AM
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    14. Razer

      This subforum is for discussion of Razer notebooks, including the Blade and Blade Pro.
      Discussions:
      662
      Messages:
      18,615
      Latest: Disable charms bar swipe? smobius, Apr 18, 2015 at 2:45 PM
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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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      20,802
      Messages:
      444,241
      Latest: Clevo BIOS Thread fgkrew, Apr 18, 2015 at 4:39 PM
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    16. Samsung

      Discuss the stylish and innovative Samsung notebooks here.
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      3,509
      Messages:
      84,304
      Latest: 2015 Ativ Book 9 13.3" Broadwell NP900X3K droyder, Apr 18, 2015 at 4:05 PM
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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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      8,083
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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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      27,074
      Latest: XenForo upgrade - Post bugs and other issues here t456, Apr 15, 2015 at 9:39 PM
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    2. Off Topic

      Discussion unrelated to notebooks
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      Latest: Post your FUTURE purchase. killkenny1, Apr 18, 2015 at 2:49 PM
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