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Old 04-22-2010, 10:21 AM   #11
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Default Re: Is an Alienware laptop good for college?

From what I've heard they are good for gaming but they're extremely pricy. Look on NewEgg!
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Old 04-22-2010, 12:56 PM   #12
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Acer laptops are really bad as far as reliability.
If I were you (which I'm not), then I wouldn't go anywhere near an Acer laptop.
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Old 04-22-2010, 01:52 PM   #13
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Asus laptops are really nice. Some are good for gaming too.
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Old 04-22-2010, 02:03 PM   #14
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I have never owned an acer laptop, I am going by repairs figures. IIRC, acer was the worst.
At the shop I work at Acer and Asus are the best. We sell more of them and see less of them in for service. Consumer dell laptops are horrible though...
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Old 04-22-2010, 03:43 PM   #15
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Take a look into Lenovo's Thinkpad line.
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Old 04-22-2010, 05:59 PM   #16
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i have 2 of them one for the first ones that came out running linux and another about 3 month old and i have never had a problem with mine. i even do a little bit of gaming on my windows 7 one.
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Consumer dell laptops are horrible though...
I am looking at getting a Dell soon. Mind elaborating. I have heard great things about them from my friends, but I see so many people on the internet say they are horrible. It concerns me. I was looking at getting the Studio XPS 16.
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Asus has netbooks with 14 hr battery life. I personally like the PC setup at the dorm and a small and cheap netbook for classes. Still cheaper than an alienware
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lenovo. beautiful laptops. dell isn't bad either.

Longevity will mostly be determined by how he treats the laptop
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Old 04-23-2010, 05:46 AM   #20
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Hi,
No not real. Because there only for gamers and like only to use it for graphic stuff but you could use it for college.

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