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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: Notebook mainly for College Game7a1, May 29, 2015 at 1:31 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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      34,866
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      386,644
      Latest: How to replace video/graphics card? octiceps, May 28, 2015 at 11:58 PM
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    3. Accessories

      Mice, backpacks and other external peripherals forum.
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      13,344
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      116,733
      Latest: I need a new mouse, plz suggest one for me mystery905, May 29, 2015 at 1:01 AM
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    4. Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)

      Talk about games and mobile graphics cards here.
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      30,175
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      567,032
      Latest: Where to get new thermal pads for 980M? propolkin, May 29, 2015 at 1:43 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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      4,278
      Messages:
      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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      10,107
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      73,667
      Latest: Cheap Router for Small Apartment Fat Dragon, May 28, 2015 at 11:46 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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      39
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    1. Notebook News and Reviews

      Post any Notebook related news or full reviews to this forum.
      Discussions:
      6,083
      Messages:
      102,343
      Latest: WD My Passport Ultra Review Jerry Jackson, May 28, 2015 at 12:11 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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      290
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    1. Acer

      Discuss the Aspire, Ferrari and TravelMate line of notebooks from Acer here.
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      27,735
      Messages:
      300,364
      Latest: Acer Aspire 8930G Owner's Lounge WaveIO, May 28, 2015 at 9:34 AM
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    2. Alienware

      Alienware is the world's largest boutique brand, offering high-performance systems for gamers and enthusiasts.
      Latest: Alienware Area-51 Desktop Owner's Lounge Mobius 1, May 29, 2015 at 1:41 AM
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    3. Apple and Mac OS X

      MacBook and Mac OS X questions and discussion
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      15,629
      Messages:
      190,422
      Latest: How to replace batter on MBP mid 2014 t456, May 28, 2015 at 9:39 AM
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
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      36,499
      Messages:
      584,837
      Latest: Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 Owner's Lounge infowarrior, May 29, 2015 at 12:27 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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      2,345
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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
      Messages:
      18,507
      Latest: P772 Bluray drive upgrade Rachel, May 28, 2015 at 8:28 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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      194
      Messages:
      15,643
      Latest: ***Gigabyte P35X v3 owner's lounge*** Qyyz, May 28, 2015 at 4:43 AM
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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: Why did you switch away from HP to another brand? Akro42, May 28, 2015 at 11:29 PM
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    10. Lenovo

      Discuss Lenovo notebooks and Thinkpads as well as legacy IBM ThinkPads.
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      34,600
      Messages:
      432,128
      Latest: Intel WiFi 3 antenna 6300 in W520 pkincy, May 29, 2015 at 12:58 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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      1,404
      Messages:
      10,804
      Latest: LG S1 WSXGA (WXGA+) cable Convel, May 28, 2015 at 5:52 PM
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    12. MSI

      Micro-Star International sells cool computers the world over, My Style Inside!
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      5,045
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      135,127
      Latest: Upgrading laptop - GT72 v GT80 amantvoulu, May 29, 2015 at 12:00 AM
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    13. Panasonic

      Discuss the rugged ToughBook notebooks here.
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      8,635
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      98,728
      Latest: Complete drive copy? Tranquillo, May 29, 2015 at 1:08 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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      686
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      18,885
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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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      20,906
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      448,394
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    16. Samsung

      Discuss the stylish and innovative Samsung notebooks here.
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      3,531
      Messages:
      84,655
      Latest: Question about dual graphics card Ripcord999, May 29, 2015 at 12:29 AM
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    17. Sony

      Sony VAIO laptop questions and comments go here.
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      Messages:
      363,826
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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
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    19. Other Manufacturers

      Forum for boutique gaming rig manufacturers and smaller notebook vendors.
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      4,079
      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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      Latest: XenForo upgrade - Post bugs and other issues here TR2N, May 28, 2015 at 9:52 PM
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    2. Off Topic

      Discussion unrelated to notebooks
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