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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: Thin, Light, Fast (whatever the cost) anant1993, May 24, 2015 at 10:45 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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      Latest: The ThrottleStop Guide Apollo13, May 24, 2015 at 11:10 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.
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      Latest: Nvidia clockblock: vBIOS (unblocked in 353.00) Mr. Fox, May 24, 2015 at 10:34 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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      Latest: Windows 10 yjacket2001, May 24, 2015 at 10:37 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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      Latest: Smoothwall 3Fees, May 21, 2015 at 4:09 PM
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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, May 24, 2015 at 2:26 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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      Latest: How to reduce scratch above laptops keyboard? Splintah, May 21, 2015 at 1:10 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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      Latest: Budget smartphone for ~150 USD T-Mobile Ethrem, May 24, 2015 at 6:54 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: Gigabyte P34Wv3 Review vinny3, May 22, 2015 at 5:57 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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      Latest: New Acer Aspire V Nitro series snow_61, May 24, 2015 at 1:42 PM
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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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      49,331
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      966,359
      Latest: Aw m18x R2 Dual 980m SLI upgrade!! Mr. Fox, May 24, 2015 at 10:44 PM
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    3. Apple and Mac OS X

      MacBook and Mac OS X questions and discussion
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      15,628
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      190,415
      Latest: How to replace batter on MBP mid 2014 t456, May 24, 2015 at 8:53 PM
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    4. Asus

      Asus produces stylish, powerful and solidly built Notebooks.
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      Latest: ASUS N71JQ Owners Lounge Meaker, May 24, 2015 at 9:31 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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      831,684
      Latest: Latitude E7240 and E7440 ZaZ, May 24, 2015 at 9:31 PM
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    7. Fujitsu

      Discuss Fujitsu LifeBook, Stylistic and Amilo notebooks here.
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      Latest: P772 Bluray drive upgrade rfielder, May 15, 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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      15,610
      Latest: ***Gigabyte P34W v3 "Phantasus" owner's lounge*** Eason, May 24, 2015 at 8:04 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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      Latest: HP Omen 15 (5XXX series) Gaming Notebook Th4tRedhe4d, May 24, 2015 at 11:07 PM
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    10. Lenovo

      Discuss Lenovo notebooks and Thinkpads as well as legacy IBM ThinkPads.
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      Latest: x120e Owner's Thread Wintermute7, May 24, 2015 at 9:33 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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    14. Razer

      This subforum is for discussion of Razer notebooks, including the Blade and Blade Pro.
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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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      84,617
      Latest: NP355V5C black screen, BIOS issue? TANWare, May 24, 2015 at 8:07 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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      55,068
      Latest: Screen Upgrade - Success! Qosmio X775 imglidinhere, May 20, 2015 at 5:36 AM
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    19. Other Manufacturers

      Forum for boutique gaming rig manufacturers and smaller notebook vendors.
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      1. OCZ

      Latest: Raven X6 New Laptop homebrewdr, Apr 26, 2015
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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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      Latest: The Happy Thread :D Syndrome, May 24, 2015 at 11:04 PM
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