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User Info: Incendia_Intus

3 years ago#11
Dell, whom I had a prebuilt from and the PSU popped a capacitor and caught on fire. I also had a laptop from them that burnt up on the second day of use, and a monitor full of dead pixels.

Acer, who, let us be serious, just sucks at everything.

Razer, if they count. Never bought anything but peripherals from them, but they've all sucked ass when it comes to working for more than a few months.
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User Info: cancerstorm

3 years ago#13
PhilOnDez posted...
HP laptops. Never had one die on me that wasn't covered by a recall notice but they've all run so hot they're literally painful to use. The one that was recalled actually ran so hot it burned my leg while I was using it in my lap.

first two/three years my old hp laptop ran warm, sometimes hot

now into its 7th year and it's unbearably hot

User Info: SinisterSlay

3 years ago#14
Asus and toshiba.
None of my toshibas have lasted more than a year, but they are doing better than my Asus, of my Asus items:
Monitor - speakers broken
Mother board - Dual Channel ram broken
Nexus 7 *2, - One of them spontaneously cracked, the other is fine so far.
Laptop, g74sx - two mother boards later its finally functional, but apparently has the 560m glitch that appeared after the 314 drivers.
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User Info: Izicial

3 years ago#15
Alienware - Over priced trash
Apple - See above but add useless to that.
Dell and Acer - are both cheap for the specs you get but they generally don't last very long.

Asus seems to be the brand that does me the best.
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User Info: darkus_f

3 years ago#16
Wow I had no idea that HP products were that bad... :/ I had an HP laptop that lasted freakin years with no problems whatsoever.

Never buying Apple products. Overpriced garbage.
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User Info: somebadlemonade

3 years ago#17
heh, my mom's hp laptop is still running after 8 years of super light usage, sure the v and i keys don't work, but with a cheap usb keyboard it's still running, on the same install that it came with from the factory, and god is it slow, i mean like 15 minutes to bootup, though i think it lasting so long are two fold, luck and picking low power parts

i'll never buy a complete desktop, unless i'm too old to still build one or you can't build one anymore

i won't buy from apple, since i really dislike their OS and their mediocre hardware for highend prices
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User Info: Lonestar2000

3 years ago#18
HP laptops - seem to overheat a lot
Dell laptops - crappy build quality
Razer - crappy build quality
AMD GPUs - AMD drivers are crappy compared to Nvidia
Apple - I have an iPhone and I hate iOS.
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User Info: codyorr

3 years ago#19
Apple - I've never given a single cent to this company.

User Info: KillerTruffle

3 years ago#20
Rosewill (they've gotten better, but still leave a bad taste in my mouth)
Lite-On (same - better, but bad track record for me)

Those all immediately come to mind, with Apevia/Aspire blowing away the competition in terms of s*** brand.

As for HP, I have an old HDX16 that still works, even after being dropped once. Yes, they do run hot, but I fixed that years ago by getting a tilting lapdesk that allows for full, unobstructed airflow underneath the laptop and haven't had it overheat once. In fact, I've been wishing the bloody thing would die already so I have more reason to get a new laptop. The HP is slow as heck now, even after factory restore, and it's bulky and heavy. But until it dies, it's hard to reason for getting a new one.
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