notebook for 3 grand - no or yes

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  1. grind83

    grind83 New Member

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    My roommate who knows dick about computers went and bought a notebook for 2499, plus a 400 dollar warranty and 100 bucks for some other shit they suckered him in to.

    Its a Toshiba Qosmio

    http://www.pcmall.com/pcmall/shop/detail.asp?dpno=578144&store=pcmall&source=pwbfroo gle&adcampaign=email,pwbfroogle&wt.mc_id=pwbfroogl e

    Theres no way he needs this much computer, but I want to atleast know if he got fucked really bad so we can take it back and get something from Dell or something elsewhere.

    Thanks guys
     
  2. monolith

    monolith The cats are brown now! OT Supporter

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    $3,000 for this:

    Yea, he pretty much got fucked right in the ass.
     
  3. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    a laptop for 3g's USD better give me a blowjob.
     
  4. lazyjk

    lazyjk Uncle Sam wants you for the NEW Freedom Fighters!!

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    he got fucked in the ass
    he probably can't even sit down he got screwed so hard
     
  5. jmechy

    jmechy Calmer then you are.

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    xp media center edition? rofl...
     
  6. 01000101

    01000101 New Member

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    fucked in the eye with a pinecone, he was

    and even for half that, its not alot of computer
     
  7. kingtoad

    kingtoad Well-Known Member

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    As I've told you in the main forum, no, it's not w orth it.
     
  8. RyanL

    RyanL OT Supporter

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    for that notebook? hell no... there are a few notebooks that would maybe consider 2500 for, but these notebooks could kick my desktops ass, that one, not so much...
     
  9. ski

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    I don't think ill ever buy a non-ibm laptop :hs:
     
  10. nobody

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    i'll stick with american made dells, thanks. not this now-chinese-made ibm stuff.
     
  11. ledzep73

    ledzep73 New Member

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    Asus FTW.
     
  12. RyanL

    RyanL OT Supporter

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    umm yeah dells are not american made they are asian made and put into cases in the US. They also had a 24% faliure rate on their notebooks last year. so you know, stick with dell...
     
  13. colosodian

    colosodian Next Gen

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    thinkpads > *
     
  14. ski

    ski New Member

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    :rofl::werd:
     
  15. ski

    ski New Member

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    ..
     
  16. kingtoad

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    :ugh:
     
  17. ski

    ski New Member

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    What? Don't you realize that because IBM was bought out by a chinese-based company who took all of the same engineers and construction practices that the result MUST be a lesser quality product?


    :rofl:
     
  18. Jeff Merr

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    shoulda got a XPS
     
  19. RyanL

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    BTW who makes that laptop?
     
  20. Madness

    Madness Do not let Dr. Mario touch your genitals. He is no

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    he could've gotten that same exact performance from a Dell for 1500.. :hsugh:

    And store warrantees are fucking worthless..$400 for them to replace stuff with refurbished parts that cost less than 20 bucks by the time they break. :rofl:
     
  21. Keyzs

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    Don't you mean Lenovo...
     
  22. DaIceMan

    DaIceMan Jack Bauer > *.*

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    buddy of mine just bought a high end Alienware for $3k... I think blowjobs ARE a service it offers, and I STILL wouldn't pay that much for it.

    Depending on what you are looking for in a laptop, you can EASILY find most features for less than $1k. If you are looking for mobile gaming, the price jumps a lot... but for basic email, surfing, connectivity, $3k is insane.
     
  23. kingtoad

    kingtoad Well-Known Member

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    He got ripped off.
     
  24. Deevan

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    I got a Satellite with pretty much the same specs (minus 512 ram, with a 3.0P4 HT proc and XP pro) for 1100... It's heavier, but 17" laptops aren't really super portable to begin with. Finding a bag was the hard part.

    He got "dropped his soap in the shower" raped on that one.
     
  25. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Actually, it IS a lesser-quality product. Their new X41 Tablet (the first new model designed by Lenovo) is getting all kinds of shitty reviews from people who actually bought them. They're having problems overheating, locking up, losing the radio signal from the stylus, BSDs on a fairly regular basis, etc. IBM might be saving money not making laptops anymore, but the THinkpad name is set to go straight in the shitter.
     

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