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    Laptops, which is better? Dell, HP, IBM?

    Hey folks, was just wanting to ask, if you had to choose between three makes, same specs same price, which one to go for? DELL, HP, IBM? Thanks.
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    Re: Laptops, which is better? Dell, HP, IBM?

    IBM - best build quality in my experience.

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    Re: Laptops, which is better? Dell, HP, IBM?

    Probably Dell because of their good cs or, which ever has the longest warranty

    I hate the IBM styling (I have owned one btw)... so would probably avoid that

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    Re: Laptops, which is better? Dell, HP, IBM?

    IBM's look rubbish, but are built solid.
    Dells are nice and as SiM says, CS is good if things go wrong.

    Not really used many HP's.
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    Re: Laptops, which is better? Dell, HP, IBM?

    +1 for IBM

    I've had 3 Dells from work, destroyed them all. Cases come apart, hinges and levers break etc

    I bought a HP for myself a few years ago, had a re-occurring fault which after the 4th fix I gave up on.

    Had my current IBM for 3 years, unfortunately its still going strong without any issues (so no chance of work upgrading it yet )
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    Re: Laptops, which is better? Dell, HP, IBM?

    Depends on the product range more than the manufacturer, IME. Lenovo 3000s - slightly cack. Lenovo Thinkpads - rock solid. Dell Inspiron - meh. Dell Latitude or XPS - great.

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    Re: Laptops, which is better? Dell, HP, IBM?

    A key snapped off my IBM a few years back, so the keyboards aren't solidly built

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    Re: Laptops, which is better? Dell, HP, IBM?

    IBMs have brilliant build quality, a few of my friends have IBM laptops, I think they're brilliant even though I really don't like their styling.

    My friend has an HP computer, the fact that it's in pristine condition 5 years on is highly commendable.

    I like the look of Dells but I've had several problems with computers and a printer so I can't really recommend them.

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    Re: Laptops, which is better? Dell, HP, IBM?

    SiM, remember - use fingers, not hammer, OK?

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