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What computer brand to choose?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by unbhaxor, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. unbhaxor

    unbhaxor Registered Member

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    Hi!
    I am looking to buy a new computer, so I can get things going :cool:
    I'm really unsure of what computer brand to choose, I'm leaning toward ASUS.
    I want to hear your opinions, what computer brand you think is great, and why :)

    Thanks for answers :rolleyes:
    UnBhaxor
     
  2. GreenGoblin

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    Commador 64
     
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  3. thedon23

    thedon23 Elite Member

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    I've always used Dell, and they have never failed me.
     
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  4. wgn_white

    wgn_white Regular Member

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    I use a Macbook Pro.
     
  5. TransparentNZT

    TransparentNZT Junior Member

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    Asus is pretty good.
     
  6. R33Luke

    R33Luke Newbie

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    Really depends what you need if for and how much you are willing to spend. In my opinion anyway.
     
  7. AGSniper

    AGSniper Regular Member

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    Depends what you want, but if you are going for a windows based computer, dell, thinkpad series, samsung, asus are good companies with durability.
     
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    lenovo
     
  9. mrtwister_65

    mrtwister_65 Regular Member

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    Asus or Dell. HP used in lots of workplaces, so consider their PCs as well.

    But, to tell the truth, nothing beats home build self-moded monster, even if its not as cheap as package bought deal.
     
  10. hpv222

    hpv222 Power Member

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    Another vote for Dell
     
  11. Markthedude

    Markthedude Power Member

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    Asus all the way for me. Had dell, hp and they just don't compare.

    I just helped another BHW member pick out a great laptop. I will be more then willing to help find the best deal for your budget if you want. Simply PM what you're looking for and I will see what I can dig up for you.
     
  12. Ramsweb

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    I use an assembled computer with Intel motherboard, Intel i7 processor, 8GB RAM. It seems to be going quite well. No problems at all. If I had bought the same specs from a brand name computer, I would have probably paid at least 30% more.
     
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    Markthedude Power Member

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    Great point! Indeed, building a system is a lot cheaper route if you need a tower.

    OP, are you looking for a tower/desktop setup or a laptop?
     
  14. kazhkaz

    kazhkaz Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    If for the laptop I would choose Lenovo but it really depends on your budget and expectations.
     
  15. kokoloko75

    kokoloko75 Elite Member

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    Dell since few years and for future years.

    Beny
     
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    Dell XPS 15Z was my most recent purchase. I've been more than happy with this great piece of equipment.
     
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    My laptop is samsung :)
     
  19. frappertank

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    By computer, I hope you mean laptop.

    I will never buy a computer other than a laptop again in my life.

    For laptops, I recommend the following:


    • anything by Toshiba - they make great laptops
    • Sony VAIO - these are also great
     
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    Toshiba is good if you don't aren't seriously into gaming or graphics desing programs.
    Dell breaks down fukc fast.
    HP breaks down after you sneeze on it.
    Mac's are 4x the price of a regular laptop + a vanilla glaizure

    Go with ASUS. ASUS bro!