Two Very Similar Laptops.... Can You Help Me With The Difference?

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  1. Frank the Perv

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  2. Tyrizian

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    Are you sure those laptops aren't the same, because to me it sure seems that way.
     
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    The only difference that I did pick up on, is that this page says the model number of the laptop (17-e110nr on the title), as this page did not.

    But as I said, I think these are the same laptops, because the specs are identical.
     
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    both identical
     
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    Thanks Ty & Tree,

    Yeah, they seem identical to me, but they are clearly listed separately.

    Maybe it's just a listing error.


    Thanks

    -Frank
     
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    90-day warranty? What?
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    I would not go for a laptop with just 90 days of warranty, personally.
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  9. Frank the Perv

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    Wow, you got me.

    I do prefer this model at that price.

    Thank you.

    I owe you a beer.


    -Frank
     
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    YW. Let me know if you got it for $350 or $250.
     
  11. Frank the Perv

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    Well... my Staples nearby didn't have it. So the $250 thing would not work.

    And now... I've changed my laptop target.

    http://www.microsoftstore.com/store...-Signature-Edition-Laptop/productID.308794900

    This one goes to $399 on Black Friday.

    Some have said it's hard to get these.... that the inventory goes fast.

    But I'm going to try.

    But thanks again.
     
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    Looks good. I've read though the 12hr battery claim is hooey. Don't know. GL.
     
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    Picked up one of these tonight for my mother. Took about 30 minutes to get through on the Microsoft Store website because of heavy traffic, but I finally got it. I hope she likes it. :)

     
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    She'll like it.

    Hey, I got one too!

    I waited until midnight, had my forms all filled out... and then it was pandemonium in that website. I probably hit refresh a hundred times to make the purchase go through. The purchase got stuck over and over again as the Microsoft website was overwhelmed..

    I never got a confirmation screen as it got stuck too... I just know I got one from the email confirmation I received.

    But yeah, I got one. And then apparently they were gone... just like that.

    Don't know where your handle "Cloudcroft" comes from -- but I have great memories of Cloudcroft, New Mexico. I had an uncle who had a B&B there... what a beautiful and peaceful place that is (or at least was -- as I have not been there in a decade).
     
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    Frank, thanks for the tip on the notebook. I had the same experience as you trying to get my order accepted. After I got the confirmation email I noticed that my cart was empty on the Microsoft Store website. In 30 minutes I probably refreshed the site hundreds of times.

    As someone who lives in a pretty hot place in the summer, Cloudcroft New Mexico came to mind the day I signed up for an account here. It's a cool and beautiful place that I like to visit when I can, so my my forum name reminds me of that, especially on days when it's over a 100 degrees here.
     
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    Hey, what do you think or yours (your Mom's)?

    I like it even more than I thought I would.

    It's really nice... has a nice substantial feel to it... fast..
     
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    Frank, the notebook is really nice, in fact, I should have gotten two at that price. (My wife really liked it too!) My mother was excited to get it, and the more I played with it while getting it setup for her the more I liked it. It's very light and powerful, perfect for most needs. Thanks again for posting the link.
     
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    Just wondering these laptops that have keyboards that don't detach & screens that don't fold over. What good is the touchscreen, doesn't the keyboard get in the way?
     
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    You're welcome. Glad we both got a winner.


    I actually don't like touchscreens. I'm going to look into disabling it.

    http://lifehacker.com/disable-your-laptop-s-touch-screen-in-windows-8-1-1588333600

    The laptop was just a tremendous value -- touchscreen or not.

    I just have not yet had time to check it all out yet... that is disabling the touchscreen and any implications of doing that.

    I'd much rather use a mouse. And that's all I've use so far. Touchscreens get all smudgy pretty quickly..

    And thank you zapjb for getting me looking around beyond what was my original laptop target.
     
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    You are welcome FTP.

    I know you are going to disable the touchscreen. But with these types of laptops I can't help but think how silly looking using the touchscreen while bypassing the keyboard appears.
     
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