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Are laptops reliable?

by wplanck / February 4, 2013 2:40 PM PST
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We have to define what reliable is.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2013 8:30 AM PST
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For example some laptops catch a virus and go down. Since this is a common problem, we can't write that laptops are reliable.

However if we change to something like a ChromeBook that issue vanishes and is replaced by issues when there is no network.

So, no, most electronics is not reliable.

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Very Low cost?
by techyguy717 / February 14, 2013 11:13 AM PST
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That might just be the lowest cost Laptop I've ever seen, with a 17 Inch screen.
Look up reviews for the model your interested in, at other websites.
People usually get what they pay for.

Your question is like asking, are cars reliable. That depends on what you buy.

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Not only what you
by orlbuckeye / February 14, 2013 8:13 PM PST
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buy it's also how you treat what you buy.

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I've purchased 7 laptops since 2000
by orlbuckeye / February 17, 2013 9:46 PM PST
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and all of them have been reliable. I've purchased 2 Sager, 3 Acers, 1HP and a Hitachi. I used them all after warranty expired and never had a repair after warranty expired.

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