Help me buy a new laptop

Discussion in 'General Discussion Forum' started by CT Phipps, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. CT Phipps

    CT Phipps Half-way Through My Half-life

    Sep 17, 2016
    My current laptop is ready to give up the ghost so I'd like to buy a new one. I know nothing about them, though, and my Lenova Ideapad 100-15IBD is apparently an extraordinarily shitty computer. I only found out how bad it was when I tried to buy a new battery for it (hopefully one with a longer life than before) and found out it was an enormous pain in the ass to change it.

    It's a definite business need, though since I carry it around everywhere to do my writing on it.

    So, I'm definitely up for recommendations.
  2. Walpknut

    Walpknut Testament to the ghoul lifespan

    Dec 30, 2010
    Buy an Asus. They are okay and not too expensive.
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2017
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  3. MutantScalper

    MutantScalper Dark side in da houssah

    Nov 22, 2009
    Don't buy Acer.
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  4. Prone Squanderer

    Prone Squanderer A bit of a Sillius Soddus.

    Jan 3, 2016
    Yeah Asus is pretty good.
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  5. Buxbaum666

    Buxbaum666 Heterostructured Nanorod oTO Orderite

    Dec 5, 2003
    Build a proper PC instead.

    Sorry, I can't help you.
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  6. valcik

    valcik Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Dec 20, 2008
    Since you're swimming in money @CT Phipps, I'd suggest you getting one of these rugged laptops tested for military/industrial standards.
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  7. Risewild

    Risewild So Old I'm Losing Radiation Signs
    Modder Orderite

    Jun 14, 2014
    Have to say get a Asus too. Been using Asus for more than 15 years and they have the best customer support I have ever seen. Their laptops are also quite nice and have good quality.
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  8. Skelok

    Skelok Mad Man with a Mad Plan

    Jul 23, 2015
    If you just need it for writing, I'd probably agree with the other guys say get something simple like an Asus. I've had a couple and they've been generally reliable.

    He said he needs one to be able to carry around.
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