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Desktop or Laptop?

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Fugazi, Jan 16, 2004.

  1. Fugazi

    Fugazi 12oz Senior Member

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    Desktop or Laptop?

    Discussion started by Fugazi - Jan 16, 2004

    I just got a laptop for Christmas... I love it. Sitting in bed with wireless DSL and talking shit on the internet.... does it get any better than this? Anyone else out there prefer laptops over desktops?
     
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  2. krie

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    krie - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    got both .. prefer the desktop only cause it runs ebtter then the laptop
     
  3. Dick Quickwood

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    Dick Quickwood - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    desktop
     
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    i wish i could afford a 17" titanium apple laptop.
     
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  5. Fugazi

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    Fugazi - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    Definately the way to go. I have both too, except in my case the laptop is better. The only thing I hate about the laptop is not having a real mouse when I'm away from a desk (I have a portable optical mouse for it). Other than that... it kicks ass. And with two computers, we get some serious games of Battlefield 1942 going....
     
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    geezpot - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    I have both.

    I prefer the wireless mobility of my laptop although my desktop is faster and has all my downloads on it so its stacked.
     
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    yoga - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    desktop straight out, only because i can't afford a laptop...
     
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    Crimsøn - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    Same here, I have wireless router, but I still have to plug that into the wall and plug in the ethernet cable...but oh well.
    I like my laptop more than my PC, but I need to get a desk tho, tired of sitting on the bed.
     
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    vinyl junkie - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    yes it does get better than that...

    sitting on the shitter with wireless dsl and talking shit on the internet...

    i have a desktop too (recent kick down) that i'm working on getting updated cuz it has incredibly massive storage space... with the 2 external hard drives, i could fill my laptop completely and still copy the entire fucking thing onto the desktop about 80 times... that thing'll be good fun once i get it up and running...
     
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    just how fast is wireless dsl?
    ive been thinking about investing in it
    but im not sure

    some tell me its fast, some say it sucks

    i love my laptop by the way
     
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    Fugazi - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    If you can, I would avoid wireless DSL. It's nice to not have the cords to tie you down but I have experienced a lot of problems such as the following (and keep in mind I have a friend who is a computer tech that has been working on everything since I set it up):

    1. We have 4 computers set up on the network. One can only stay connected for about 5 minutes at a time. Who knows why.

    2. If you have any 2.4 Ghz frequency phones, whenever someone calls or you call out, everyone will be disconnected from the network due to frequency sharing.

    3. If you play any games via a LAN network this shit is confusing as hell. Some computers in our network for some reason can't host (even after we disabled our firewall),and others can't even see eachother.

    Get the dsl with wires.... easier to set up, easier to trouble shoot.
     
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    When - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    id only be using it on my laptop
    i use 900mhz phones
    and i dont play many online games

    i just want something i can take with me
    but i really dont want to pay the price if its not going to be fast
    or has alot of problems
     
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    Fugazi - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    It has a lot of problems bottom line and I have read it's only 1/10th the speed of ethernet DSL.
     
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    InDY_500 - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    got the new HP laptop.........fuckin dope as heller.....
     
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    S@T@N - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    Desktops. The power in laptops will never be as powerful in the same
    timeframe, the technology is always many months behind.



    ex: laptop video cards
     
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