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Which laptop to choose...

by subzeroblu / March 27, 2012 9:39 PM PDT

My Dell Studio 1555 just died and i needed to replace it.

I was unsure between a few laptops all within the same price range and wanted to know which one was best.

Asus53SC-SX038V

Samsung NP 300E5A-S05GR

HP Pavilion A2U25EA

HP G6-1201EV

or

Toshiba SAT C660


By what i've seen the best 2 options are the ASUS and SAMSUNG. Laptop would be used primarily for work (lagal, so spreadsheets, word, powerpoint etc) as well as gaming (nothing too fancy, mostly games like GTA IV / V, and somewhat newer games 2011 and earlier). so i guess graphics card and processor count..

Also battery life and cooling is very important. I noticed that apparently the ASOS remains cool even after extreme use, while the others tend to over heat. One last factor is built materials, the ASUS is aluminum, but if the contents are inferiro i am willing to overlook.

Given they all cost pretty much the same, which would you suggest?

Thank you very much for any help

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 28, 2012 2:40 AM PDT
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Nice idea.
by kellywilliams0448 / March 28, 2012 3:54 PM PDT
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I think when it comes to making decision on which laptop i should select, I kind of like focus on the capacity, portability, internet webcam, user-friendly, heating system, and the like. But then, it is hard to make the right choice especially when your budget is not enough.

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Capacity is rarely an issue today.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 28, 2012 4:00 PM PDT
In reply to: Nice idea.

Calling today's Windows systems user friendly scares me. Even the wifi setup is less than friendly at times.

Let's say that networking today's systems has never been better but just try to network Windows 7 and XP without being a guru or checking Google.
Bob

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