recommendations for laptop and desktop
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Thu Jul 14 22:14:09 UTC 2011
Quoth Jim Bryant on Thursday, 14 July 2011:
> stay away from newer hp laptops.
> been repairing laptops for money in recent years. HP laptops made after
> 2008 generally have serious issues with BGA lifting, and usually require
> motherboard replacement after 1-2 years. also their manuals have even
> more undocumented disassembly instructions, as well as incorrect
> disassembly instructions (use common sense and your eyes, following
> instructions will destroy hp laptops).
Another data point: I bought an hp dv9000t in 2007, three years later the
motherboard died. I agree with avoiding HP. I like my ASUS K72F, except
that the Ironlake graphics aren't yet supported (soon, right Kostik?)
.O. | Sterling (Chip) Camden | http://camdensoftware.com
..O | sterling at camdensoftware.com | http://chipsquips.com
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