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Topic # 31574 22-Mar-2009 21:55
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Hi there. 
As my Laptop is starting to breakdown i thought i might buy myself a Desktop computer.
However i am not sure which brand/company is the 'best'. By best i mean stability, less problems etc etc.
I do realise more of everything is better (eg ram) but if two desktops, different brands, have the same features/functions which brand would be the best?
Acer, HP Pavilion, Dell..etc etc.
Please give me your opinions :)
Thanks in advance.

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  Reply # 202673 22-Mar-2009 22:18
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Pretty much all the different brands/companys are the same

stability comes down to the user and what they do with there software e.g weither they use norton, nod32 or no av at all.

In terms on hardware, Dell have some great offers but try and advoid there tv sale stuff when they are trying to get rid of pentium d's

you best bet is to find a local pc shop who will build you a computer to suite your needs and usally better specs than in a shop without the preloaded bloat

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  Reply # 204015 29-Mar-2009 17:35
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Alienware PC's if you dont mind paying more than the normal brands like Dell etc.,  Alienware desktops & laptops are the best PC's in IMO.  They also look cool. :D

Otherwise 2nd option is to build your own or get a tech to custom make you one. I think Dick Smith still do this you just tell them what kind of pc you want and they will give you a set of options - do you want just a desktop for the internet do you want a gaming pc or for video editing etc., Then they will build it.  Every PC ive owned ive built except for my very first some brand name pc i brought from Noel lemming running Windows 95 with 8mb ram and a 1mb awesome-ness graphics card lol.

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  Reply # 204016 29-Mar-2009 17:39
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HP is not bad. Alienware is an interesting proposition for high end machines - expensive exercise though, and a Dell company anyway.

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