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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: High-end gaming laptop recomendation JaBoX, May 27, 2015 at 7:28 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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      13,344
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      116,728
      Latest: I need a new mouse, plz suggest one for me kent1146, May 27, 2015 at 6:56 PM
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    4. Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)

      Talk about games and mobile graphics cards here.
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      30,172
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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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      32,290
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      342,158
      Latest: Google Chrome Weirdly Erratically Slow Now? Ethrem, May 27, 2015 at 6:28 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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      4,278
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      51,069
      Latest: Seamless OS v. Starlight5, May 25, 2015 at 6:57 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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      10,105
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      73,654
      Latest: Killer N1525 Wireless-AC WhatsThePoint, May 27, 2015 at 2:57 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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      1,287
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      21,631
      Latest: Lenovo Y50 Cooling mod - 10c kevjitzoo, May 26, 2015 at 1:04 PM
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    9. Desktop Hardware

      A forum to discuss desktop computers and desktop hardware.
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    10. Smartphones and Tablets

      A forum to discuss smartphones, tablets 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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      6,083
      Messages:
      102,343
      Latest: Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12 Review Michael Wall, May 27, 2015 at 5:56 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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    2. Alienware

      Alienware is the world's largest boutique brand, offering high-performance systems for gamers and enthusiasts.
      Latest: All Alienware Laptop Gaming Videos Thread Papusan, May 27, 2015 at 7:29 PM
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    3. Apple and Mac OS X

      MacBook and Mac OS X questions and discussion
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      15,629
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      190,419
      Latest: MBPr 2015 - Battery draining fast roadracer247, May 27, 2015 at 7:04 PM
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
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      36,499
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      584,799
      Latest: Asus N551 wonky, May 27, 2015 at 7:19 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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      2,843
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      18,506
      Latest: no LCD display mystery905, May 25, 2015 at 12:27 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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      194
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      15,641
      Latest: ***Aorus X7 Pro owner's lounge*** JaBoX, May 27, 2015 at 7:07 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
      Latest: HP Omen 15 (5XXX series) Gaming Notebook Th4tRedhe4d, May 27, 2015 at 6:04 PM
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    10. Lenovo

      Discuss Lenovo notebooks and Thinkpads as well as legacy IBM ThinkPads.
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      34,598
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      432,121
      Latest: Lenovo Y40-80 DejaMorgana, May 27, 2015 at 5:00 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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      1,404
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      10,803
      Latest: LG S1 WSXGA (WXGA+) cable krossen, May 27, 2015 at 9:21 AM
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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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      8,635
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      98,712
      Latest: Complete drive copy? Shawn, May 27, 2015 at 6:46 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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      18,876
      Latest: 2015 Blade QHD - some questions rimark, May 27, 2015 at 5:18 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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    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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      25,839
      Messages:
      363,821
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    18. Toshiba

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

      Forum for boutique gaming rig manufacturers and smaller notebook vendors.
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      Messages:
      40,546
      Latest: Generic manufacturer? t456, May 26, 2015 at 10:29 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
      Latest: The random picture thread HTWingNut, May 27, 2015 at 6:57 PM
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