Read reviews, collect benchmarks.
Mine was fine. Many others too.
3. and durability.
All fail when dropped from about 2 to 6 feet. So outside the TOUGHBOOKS, none are durable.
I've always seen really good deals on Acer notebooks at my local Best Buy and Circuit City stores. I'm just wondering how Acers measure up to other notebooks as far as performance, reliability, and durability. Also, if anyone can recommend a good Acer notebook for a student with around a $1000 budget, that'd be great.
Thanks in advance for the help.