Best Bang For Your Buck -New Computer?

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  1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago

    Which one is the best on the market at the moment for email,gaming,music etc.

    Explorer or Firefox?

    Finally any PC's to stay away from?

    In anticipation ,thankyou smile

    1. ediggity profile image59
      ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      For e-mail, gaming, and music it sounds like you may do just as well with an iPad. smile … jE0OTI0MDI

      If you really want a non mac laptop, I suggest Toshiba.  smile

      1. lrohner profile image76
        lrohnerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I bought Toshiba laptops for all of my kids, and several friends have them too. All of them have had problems with it overheating. They've all now ditched Toshiba.

        1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
          Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I agree. My first laptopwas Toshia and had same problem.

        2. ediggity profile image59
          ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Really?  I've owned one along with my Macs since 04, and it doesn't overheat at all.  Maybe the new ones have problems. Prior to that I'd always had bad luck with HP, so I ditched them.  I guess it just depends what batch you get.  Never had any problems with Mac though. smile

  2. lrohner profile image76
    lrohnerposted 8 years ago

    Hey lady!

    I just bought my new laptop a couple of weeks ago, and I think it was a really great bang for the buck. I paid $433.89, and that included expedited shipping.

    Here's the one I bought:

    So far I'm really happy with it.

    Look underneath the pic where it says "81 New from..." That will give you a list of a ton of sellers that sell the same product at different price points, which is why I got mine cheaper. (Base price was around $415.) I bought it from g-z store and they were great. Ordered it on a Friday afternoon and had it on Monday. smile

  3. Michael Willis profile image74
    Michael Willisposted 8 years ago

    Stay away from DELL!!! Long story and You couldn't pay me to have another one!

  4. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    I've actually had great experience with Dell smile

  5. BlissfulWriter profile image69
    BlissfulWriterposted 8 years ago

    In regards to your question of which browser to use...
    use Firefox browser.

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image81
      Uninvited Writerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Although, I'm becoming a fan of Chrome smile

  6. SandyMcCollum profile image70
    SandyMcCollumposted 8 years ago

    I bought a Compaq with many bells and whistles for $328. It has tons of ram and room and I use Chrome exclusively. I've never used such a fast browser!

    Google is coming out with it's own laptop. It's got a diff OS and it's really just a browser that loads in 7 seconds when you turn it on. The user has to use cloud services, which I wouldn't like, I like having my own software that doesn't go down. But for students it might be a good machine.

  7. skyfire profile image71
    skyfireposted 8 years ago

    IE 9 RC has very fast loading time and has similar features like firefox. Current firefox 3.6 shows some conflict with flash and other media plugins, so wait for firefox 4 release.

    Gaming Laptops - Dell, Toshiba, Alienware. Note : Gaming laptops usually suffer from overheating and battery issues.

  8. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago

    Oh you people are so clever!

    Thanks heaps guys ,smile


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