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#1 BarryO

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 10:52 AM

Hi, er
I'm looking for a laptop which would good for graphic design work . I have 500 to spend & the only real specific I have is a larger than average screen , 17.3".

I'm thinking along the lines of thisor this

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 11:37 PM

I think you would be far happier with the HP. Not only will it outperform the acer by a landslide, the quality is far better, ACER laptops are well known for cooling issues.

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Posted 03 November 2010 - 12:43 AM

I think you would be far happier with the HP. Not only will it outperform the acer by a landslide, the quality is far better, ACER laptops are well known for cooling issues.

I use to have a HP and it had cooling issue too, also when my uncle had a HP he also had cooling issue. Unless the new models have been improved cooling system which i haven't tried the new HP yet, currently i am using Toshiba.

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Posted 03 November 2010 - 12:48 AM

Samsung or Toshiba

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System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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