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|11th September 2007, 21:19||#1|
Join Date: May 2002
Ditching the Desktop for a Laptop
Laptops are cool, convenient and fun. No doubt about it. I enjoy using mine. But, just keep in mind…most laptops today are Fords, not Toyotas. They run fine when they’re new but they have a higher failure rate. Laptops are definitely a higher per-year investment than a desktop. You may pay more money for a laptop and it probably will not last as long. And when it fails, chances are you’re looking for a new laptop.
|11th September 2007, 22:10||#2|
Join Date: Mar 2004
It all depends on how the laptop is used; parts are built more rugged than desktop; HDD can withstand more Gforce.
Keyboard is the first to go if you type a lot, use external keyboard whenever possible at your desk in the office or home and hook up to external monitor is also a good idea.
They last just as long as desktop.
Opteron 165 (2) @2.85 1.42 vcore AMD Stock HSF + Chill Vent II
|12th September 2007, 14:32||#3|
biggest downside: since I have a laptop I spend more time behind a computer . Even when I'm tired I can work on a pc, I just hop in bed, take my laptop and continue surfing, chatting untill my eyes start to hurt
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