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Laptop reliability survey

The 3-year service history of more than 30,000 laptops has been pored over, analyzed, and reduced to gorgeous comparative charts

In other words, you get what you pay for -- shocking, right?

U can check out where the top 2 manufacturers of the world are placed in terms of reliability.......(HP & Acer)

ASUS and Toshiba share the winners' spoils, while HP languishes in the ignominious last place, with more than a quarter of all laptops expected to suffer a hardware fault of some kind within three years.

Any comments are welcome

"You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else." - Albert Einstein

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TheRealFireblad
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Re: Laptop reliability survey

Failure due to specific hardware malfunctions, I can accept.

But accidental damage is not the manufacturer's fault, so the % caused by accidental damage, shouldn't be taken into account in the results of a survey like that emoticon.Idea.title

From experience, I've found that:   “Beauty is in the eye of the beer-holder”!!

 

XPS M1730:

Smoke Grey Magnesium Alloy Chassis - with White LED Backlights
17" UltraSharp WUXGA Widescreen TFT (1920 x 1200) with TrueLife
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T9300 @ 2.50GHz (800 MHz FSB, 4MB L2 cache)
4GB (2x 2GB) Patriot Signature PC2-5400 @ 667MHz
DUAL 512MB Nvidia 8800M GTX cards in SLi + 128MB Ageia PhysX
640GB SATA II (2x 320GB WD Scorpio Black 7200rpm)
8x Super-Multi DVD±RW
Creative X-Fi Notebook (ExpressCard) + Creative GigaWorks T40 Series II
Integrated 2MP Webcam
Dell Wireless 355 Bluetooth 2.0 Module
Intel Next-Gen Wireless-N Mini-Card
TV Tuner and Dell Travel Remote Control
4-in-1 Flash Card Reader (SSD/MMC/MS Pro/xD)

230W AC Adapter / 9-cell Lithium-Ion Battery

Windows 7 Home Premium (64bit)

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LaptopNomad
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Re: Laptop reliability survey

What's the source of this info?

 

LaptopNomad
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