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Apple drops in computer reliabilty rating and Asus climbs

by orlbuckeye / June 15, 2009 11:48 PM PDT
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The suggestion that the numbers could be misleading

is an important one. That Asus and other netbook brands have been flooding the market and constitute a greater number of new machines....meaning they've had less time to significant. I would put more stock in longer term histories of reliability, attrition rates, etc. I have been happy with the Asus motherboards I've put in my own machines over the years...nary a failure yet...and considered an Asus netbook for the one we bought but went with Lenovo for other reasons.

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Asus has made a push in the US market.
by orlbuckeye / June 16, 2009 4:58 AM PDT

Thier corporate goal is to improve it's brand recognition in the USA. They want to introduce more innovative product offerings. They want to take on Apple head to head.

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Taking on Apple head to head with Windows?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 16, 2009 7:51 AM PDT

Maybe Linux with it's apple "skin" but somehow they seem to be at a disadvantage here.

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