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Windows 7: Desktop or Laptop

View Poll Results: Desktop or Laptop
Desktop 34 68.00%
Laptop 7 14.00%
Both 9 18.00%
Voters: 50. You may not vote on this poll

25 Oct 2010   #31

W7 Professional x64

The last time I saw someone using an iPad, they were holding it so their nose was an inch from the screen, grumbling about something or other, poking about with the other hand.
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25 Oct 2010   #32

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Thought "both" would of been added by now so I can't vote... Maybe someone will start a fair poll...
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26 Oct 2010   #33

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

I vote Both, but give a slight edge to the desktop.

Only had laptops for many years, for work and lots of traveling.

Desktop wins for power and upgrade options.
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26 Oct 2010   #34

Windows 10 Education 64 bit

My primary PC has always been my desktop and thats the way I voted. I like tinkering with it, and upgrading it as time passes. I like playing games and can't see buying a desktop replacement to do it. I'm more of a netbook, occasional web browsing type of laptop user.
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26 Oct 2010   #35

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

It would depend on What I am doing so I would have Both but if I had to only choose 1 I would choose a Desktop PC It carries more Potential in Upgrades of hardware than a Laptop Plus it can carry more processing power
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26 Oct 2010   #36
amigo max

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, # Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit

Both are good for one reason or the other. But I like desktops more, they can be assembled at home, they are sturdy compared to most laptops. I have a Desktop, and a laptop on a desk, Kind of being the same. I rarely use a laptop on my lap.
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26 Oct 2010   #37

Win7 x64 Ultimate SP1

I prefer my desktops. (aging eyes need a BIG screen). Since i got an android phone I find myself using my laptops less when I'm away form the office/home.

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26 Oct 2010   #38

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64

As implied if only one than no contest I'd have a desktop for power, performance, upgrade-ability, screen size or multiple screens, audio quality, hard drive space and speeds, cooling capacity, full size keyboard and mouse, SLI or Crossfire GPU's. Also much harder to drop, steal, and spills on a desktop only screw up the keyboard or mouse, no heat radiation on my twig and berries !
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26 Oct 2010   #39

Windows 7 Home Premium Edition (64-bit) Service Pack 1 (Build 7601)

My desktop is a bit like 'Triggers' broom' - I've had it for around ten years in which time it's had 3 new motherboards, several graphics cards, hard drives, RAM sticks. I've changed the case at least four times and had a selection of monitors.
Now you wouldn't want to do that with a Laptop but equally you wouldn't use a Desktop for 'on the road' or sitting in the garden.
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26 Oct 2010   #40

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Desktop for me.
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