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User Info: Viking_Mudcrap

Viking_Mudcrap
3 years ago#1
Quick thing.

My boss has been nagging me to buy him a good Tablet/Computer for him to work with. He wanted something that can run fast and it's VERY lightweight.

It needs to be full windows 8 since the program we use at work can only be used via remote desktop.

Now he does NOT want a laptop, so that's out of the question. There is a limit of $1300.00, so the Surface Pro 2 seems like the best option.

Any other good options or should I go with the Surface? My only problem is that the Surface screen seems to be sooo small. Only 10' inches is not very good for the long run.

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Viking_Mudcrap
3 years ago#2
It also seems I can only find the Surface Pro at their own website.

There is none at amazon or newegg, which sucks ass.

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Viking_Mudcrap
3 years ago#3
Quick guys! Or I will get fired and I will bother you even more!

User Info: protools1983

protools1983
3 years ago#4
What are your alternatives for a tablet that runs full Win 8 OS?
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User Info: gastaman

gastaman
3 years ago#5
protools1983 posted...
What are your alternatives for a tablet that runs full Win 8 OS?


I think that's what he asking us.
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User Info: Viking_Mudcrap

Viking_Mudcrap
3 years ago#6
protools1983 posted...
What are your alternatives for a tablet that runs full Win 8 OS?


I own a Acer W700 and I kinda hate it.

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protools1983
3 years ago#7
gastaman posted...
protools1983 posted...
What are your alternatives for a tablet that runs full Win 8 OS?


I think that's what he asking us.


I was under the impression that was the point of the Surface as it is the only tablet to run a full desktop OS.
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User Info: Dorami

Dorami
3 years ago#8
There are a lot of convertibles where detaching the screen turns it into a tablet, though I believe most are worse than the Surface Pro 2.
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User Info: gastaman

gastaman
3 years ago#9
protools1983 posted...
gastaman posted...
protools1983 posted...
What are your alternatives for a tablet that runs full Win 8 OS?


I think that's what he asking us.


I was under the impression that was the point of the Surface as it is the only tablet to run a full desktop OS.


No, there are other tablets available that run Windows 8.
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User Info: protools1983

protools1983
3 years ago#10
gastaman posted...
protools1983 posted...
gastaman posted...
protools1983 posted...
What are your alternatives for a tablet that runs full Win 8 OS?


I think that's what he asking us.


I was under the impression that was the point of the Surface as it is the only tablet to run a full desktop OS.


No, there are other tablets available that run Windows 8.


Hmmm, well you learn something new every day.
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