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Recommendations Please

by Bullet_Lee / June 14, 2016 7:16 AM PDT

Hey guys!
Recently I had been to HP store, and I really like 2 laptop's over there.
HP AF001AX and HP 15-ac101TU
I basically needed a laptop for gaming.
Could you guys please help me in suggesting which laptop should I purchase.
Your help would really mean so much to me.
Thanks!

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HP for me has one huge issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 14, 2016 7:24 AM PDT
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HP lost me over their walking on the warranty. Imagine having spent 8+ hours on a support call that didn't fix it then they killed the machine in their repair system only to put me off for 6 months. At that point the message was clear. My last HP.

Longer version at http://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/laptop-buying-advice/#post-da7ca992-025a-4773-9086-f1d443e405ef

While they make some good looking machines, their warranty failed and can you accept having a machine with a defect right from the box and then broken by their service?

Keep shopping.

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Ok
by Bullet_Lee / June 14, 2016 8:13 AM PDT

I'm thankful for your concern, but it does not answer the question to the query. The question is which laptop was the best.

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Because of HP's warranty issues neither is a good choice.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 14, 2016 8:30 AM PDT
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This is not a company I have any trust in. I used to buy a lot of HP test gear, then computers but something changed and it's a company I will not buy from as there was no apology or replacement given.

My advice is to keep shopping other makes.

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As a student HP could be devasting.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 14, 2016 9:51 AM PDT

I'm a bit lucky in my company supplied this, then when this happened they supplied a spare. I'm sure a lot of HP's just work but when there's an issue, their handling of the issue left me with a broken laptop. Worse than when I sent it in.

I'm not the only finding HP to have walked away on warranty.

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Re: best
by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 14, 2016 8:34 AM PDT
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So you were in the HP store, asked them about gaming laptops (most laptops aren't gaming laptops, so they won't have many), they recommended these two and you forgot to ask them if the most expensive happened to be the best and in what respects the cheaper one was inferior?

Can you provide a link to the specification of these 2 laptops, with the RAM, disk and graphics you consider to buy?

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Thanks
by Bullet_Lee / June 14, 2016 9:24 AM PDT
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Re: better
by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 14, 2016 11:40 AM PDT
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Neither
by Bob__B / June 16, 2016 2:07 AM PDT
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Your not going to game with either of these machines.
Unless your talking about card games.

If you want to game increase your budget and keep shopping.

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Typing Issue
by booboone / July 22, 2016 12:25 PM PDT
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I don't know much about HP AF001AX, but HP 15-ac101TU can be very slow, mostly when you are typing. You need to type slowly; otherwise when you type 10 words about 5 will show. The customer service is horrible; don't waste your time calling them for support.

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