Do you use a laptop, if so why?

Discussion in 'polls' started by sukarof, Sep 2, 2012.

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Do you use a laptop/tablet

  1. Yes, it is convinient to be able to carry it with me

    60 vote(s)
    55.6%
  2. Yes, because of work

    19 vote(s)
    17.6%
  3. No, I want a real PC to play with

    23 vote(s)
    21.3%
  4. I dont care really

    6 vote(s)
    5.6%
  1. parsec

    parsec Registered Member

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    Me too.
     
  2. ams963

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    Yes I use laptops because tablets are not yet as powerful and convenient.
     
  3. Daveski17

    Daveski17 Registered Member

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    I tend to prefer my desktop PC, but my laptops are convenient.
     
  4. Brandonn2010

    Brandonn2010 Registered Member

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    Nope, anything it can do, my PC can do for less $$$. The only advantage is portability, and I don't need to take a PC anywhere. And I laugh at games who drop thousands on Alienware "gaming laptops." :)
     
  5. J_L

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    They're quite capable unless you want unnecessary details maxed. Of course portability is key, but the form factor allows easy setup and storage as well.
     
  6. ance

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    Yes, it is convinient to be able to carry it with me. :thumb:
     
  7. starcraft

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    it's portable compared with desktop, and much powerful compared with tablets.
     
  8. mattdocs12345

    mattdocs12345 Registered Member

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    I need to take my computer to the public library or when i fly out of the country. Only laptops fit the bill (Tablets are a joke).
     
  9. Rmus

    Rmus Exploit Analyst

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    I didn't vote because none of the options pertains to my situation exactly.

    Several years ago, it became necessary to upgrade my desktop PC, and I thought, Why not just use my laptop and connect the external keyboard and monitor when using it at home!

    Much more convenient, and one less hunk of metal and pile of cables/wires sitting on my floor!

    I take the laptop on trips about once a month.

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    rich
     
  10. lucien_phoenix

    lucien_phoenix Registered Member

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    i use my Desktop Machine (Intel Q9550/SSD/GTX460/Wint UT 32Bit).And my
    Samsung Galaxy S3 as LapTop alternative.Since i bought my S3 thoughts
    of buiying a LapTop fading away.:D

    Greets

    Lucien
     
  11. aztony

    aztony Registered Member

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    I've never owned one because up to now there has been no need.
     
  12. imdb

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    i do use a laptop, because i'm always on the road around the world, from one continent to another.
     
  13. Noob

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    Must be a fun job.
    Whats your job?
     
  14. imdb

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    not quite so.
    engineer in a corp. responsible for operations in various regions.
    believe me, not as fun as it sounds. you never got the time to travel around the places you visit, 99% of the time you get off the plane, head to the hotel or directly to the office, do what you're supposed to do, get back to the airport, get aboard and off to the new destination or home. :(
     
  15. Overkill

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    I do use a laptop but prefer a desktop cause I like bigger screens and they don't get hot as easy and if something fails I can fix it, laptops are more expensive to fix and a pita since everything is tiny and plastic.
     
  16. starcraft

    starcraft Registered Member

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    laptop is lighter than desktop; enough for daily study and work :p
     
  17. Noob

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    And a lot more versatile than a tablet IMO. :D
     
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