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[Discuss] My HP Pavilion's HD bit the dust and it is 13 years old, so instead of replacing the disk again, I would like a new laptop. But I would like to pay <$300. I do not expect the best or the biggest. I have been told that some computers do not l

On May 31, 2015, at 5:46 PM, Richard Pieri <richard.pieri at> wrote:
> On 5/31/2015 4:45 PM, Eric Chadbourne wrote:
>> Probably depends on the brand and the time.
> Not the brand. The ODM, the original design manufacturer.

Good point.  They produce so much cheap crap.  Apple designs their own hardware no?  What about iXsystems and System76? They seem to generally have good build quality.  Better QA than the big distributors maybe?

Eric Chadbourne

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