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    Asus vs Sony, laptops.

    hello,

    Who makes the better laptops, Sony or Asus? I am considering one of these two:

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=398220

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=350077

    I'd appreciate any advice!

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    I would go sony authough the ASUS may have a faster HDD but then again its 60GB less than the sony and would use more battery.
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    iirc i think Asus actually make the laptops for sony, but I may have just made that up

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    Quote Originally Posted by dave87
    iirc i think Asus actually make the laptops for sony, but I may have just made that up
    Yerp, I think it's true, and they also make laptop for Apple.

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    • AD-15's system
      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
      • i7 920 @4.45GHz!!!! (No HT)
      • Memory:
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      • Storage:
      • 1x 160, 1x 250 (Both 16MB cache SATA2 WD)
      • Graphics card(s):
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    So it's best to go with Asus?

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    I think based on your options, I would go with Sony.

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    I have just brought that Asus laptop and I am happy with it. I have not used a sony laptop recently so I can't comment on them, but I did consider that laptop.

    Two things swayed my decsion. One was the very high level of satisfaction expressed in the formus over at notebook review.com. The other is the Sony rootkit fiasco last year.

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    They are both good laptops - i wouls have a look at reviews to say what they think of the screens/ bettery etc. Also i have a higher end fe series and its really nice apart from the battery which seems to run dry quite fast.
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