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Windows 7: Favorite Computer Brand?

View Poll Results: Favorite Computer Brand?
Apple 2 5.71%
Asus 7 20.00%
Acer 2 5.71%
Dell 10 28.57%
Toshiba 2 5.71%
HP 8 22.86%
Lenovo 1 2.86%
Sony 1 2.86%
IBM 0 0%
MSI 2 5.71%
Voters: 35. You may not vote on this poll

17 Dec 2010   #21

Windows 7 64-bit Home

build my own.

i voted apple to get these guys riled up :)
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17 Dec 2010   #22

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64

Packard Bell
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17 Dec 2010   #23

Vista Ult64, Win7600

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnwillyums View Post
Before I started building my own I had pcs built to my own spec by a couple of British companies, notably DinoPC.
When I priced up the parts I'd chosen at retail prices I found they hadn't charged much for building it and setting it up etc and I got a warranty. Well worth it and there are a number of companies that will do this.
I think it was about £60 for a £900 build so, for the warranty and peace of mind, it's almost not worth building your own.
Mind you I enjoyed building my own and I glow every time I switch it on

Self builds all the way.

John maybe you should check the wiring again.
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17 Dec 2010   #24

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeanP View Post
Whoops, forgot Gateway. I don't think any users has a Gateway at all. If there is one, apologies for this.
My laptop shed a
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17 Dec 2010   #25


Come on guys - rememberer this is just for an assignment. Clearly we are the wrong demographic

So pretend you know nothing about PC's (everybody knows somebody like this). Think like them and answer that way
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17 Dec 2010   #26

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1 OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7

This is just for assignment. I currently have bad grades on my exams, I can use this as extra credit...
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17 Dec 2010   #27

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)

I voted Asus.....I wouldn't know enough to build my own, luckily my uncle built this one.
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17 Dec 2010   #28


If you're just looking for statistics for an assignment, and this poll is what it's based on - well, there aren't any obvious leaders/laggards when it comes to laptop brands, it really mostly boils down to preference. You might as well populate your data with some nice dice rolls :P In fact I think some of us here would enjoy trying to see if random dice roll results agree with what they think when it comes to picking favourite laptop brands...
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18 Dec 2010   #29

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

You forgot eMachines too, but those are rare nowadays.
I personally prefer DELL computers, they are built to last long, perform quickly and with the customer in mind.
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18 Dec 2010   #30


Help us 'help you'. A clearer idea of your topics premise may cut down on useless data.

For your stats - are you concentrating on quality available now or quality from years ago? Or is it simply X amount of people prefer brand A compared to brand B?

Does your overall thesis/Topic have a subjective outcome? ie Quality overall has declined regardless of brand choice, or are you simply after raw 'consumer' data?


For stat fluff sake - I had a pre-built Hewlett Packard which lasted Seven+ years until I intentionally 'terminated it'

The family had a Packard Bell that that was a PITA flawed unit from day one for 5+ years. The 15"inch LCD screen still works though

More recent, My sister has a Compaq Presario Laptop that made it ~2years before requiring repairs.

My father had an ASUS eepc that still works, although the build quality is sub-par.

Sheep Stats:

Sheep consumer choice:


Recognised Brand reputability. Configurable options. Range. Price. After sales 'support'

Apple. Same as a above.
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