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What computer do you use or how many do you have?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by joshAnthony, May 10, 2013.

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  1. joshAnthony

    joshAnthony New Member

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    Well I have four different computers in my household. I've got an iMac desktop, a MacBook pro, an HP envy ultra book and a Sony Vaio laptop. What computer or computers do you own?
     
  2. violetzoom

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    I'm currently borrowing a family member's laptop because my (old) desktop computer crashed a month or two ago. Other than that my sister has a laptop and my brother has a tablet, while I'm getting a laptop for myself soon. I'm not sure about the others, but this one is an HP Pavilion Entertainment PC.
     
  3. Rivethead

    Rivethead Active Member Founding Member

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    My main box is a custom built desktop (Intel i7 970 Processor 3.20GHz, 6GB RAM, Win 7 64-bit). The notebook is an older MacBook running Mac OS X with Parallels installed so I can use both Mac and Win32 apps. I also have a Nexus Tablet and an old Netbook, but rarely use either.

    My wife is running an antique WindowsXP notebook which is going to be replaced very soon.
     
  4. sidney

    sidney Active Member Founding Member Top Thread

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    We have an HP Pavilion desktop pc which is the family computer, and I have a tablet which I use for reading ebooks and surfing.
     
  5. NickJ

    NickJ Member Founding Member Top Contributor 3rd

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    Gateway e4100. I have 2 of them. Running Windows 7 on 2GB's of Ram. I need to get this video card issue straightened out though.
     
  6. Ryder13

    Ryder13 Active Member Founding Member Feburary Winner

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    I have an old I-Mac G3 that I have kept and it sits in a corner. I think the look of it is interesting but I don't have plans to use it again. Both the keyboard and mouse
    will work on the G5 Mac that I am using now. I am a Mac guy. Started with the
    Classic II. Had this G5 for a few years now. Pretty happy with it. So I have two computers,
    and both are Macs.
    Ryder13
     
  7. limcid

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    I have a 7-year old system that's been used, thoroughly. I've used it for 3d graphics, animation, and programming. I know I've got my money's worth. The next computer will be a beast. I want to be the slowest component.

    I won't throw this one away, though. I always keep the previous computer I had for emergencies. It always comes in handy to have that backup system.
     
  8. rashidckk

    rashidckk Member Founding Member

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    I have got only a computer which is desktop. My computer is 4 years old and it is an assembled one. It has got old hardware configuration and I have a plan to buy a laptop soon.
     
  9. Aurelio Bermudez Jr.

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    I have four laptops, two smartphones, and a tablet in my household to use. I usually use on my Dell Inspiron laptop as my main computer for business and personal use. My Android phone I use when I am traveling because of it being so portable.
     
  10. iRichard

    iRichard Member Founding Member

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    I have two desktops and two laptop computers, and they are all apple brand. I mostly use my laptops for school and traveling and I think they run really well.
     
  11. rage35

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    I only have one computer and that is a desktop. Its kinda old already and I am planning to upgrade into the latest versions of computers or plan to buy a new one. I am still thinking of that but if I will buy a new PC, it will cost me a lot since I wanted to have a very good performing PC. I might rather build my own PC so in that case, I can be able to choose the best components of my PC. Is that a good idea?
     
  12. PurpleGuardian

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    I have two computers I use right now, one a gaming computer and another one downstairs to do work on/mess up. I love using the gaming computer, though, as it is so good! :).
     
  13. Xandrez192

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    I currently own two computers. The one that I'm using right now is a desktop that I built four months ago and cost $1200. It has some pretty higher end hardware, and can take any game that I throw at it. (Crysis 3 runs wonderfully) My other computer is a laptop that I got for Christmas in '09. It was my primary computer up until January.
     
  14. Mortontfrh

    Mortontfrh New Member

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    I really like my set up, I have an ibuypower desktop and right next to it I've got my HP laptop. I frequently use it to play games (on the desktop) while watching movies or TV on the laptop.
     
  15. leosaysmeow

    leosaysmeow New Member

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    Right now, I have two laptops. They are both made by Lenovo. One of them is a Thinkpad, while the other is an Ideapad. I prefer the Thinkpad more than the Ideapad, because it runs much more smoothly. I also have an Apple iPad that I bring on-the-go. It's portable and fun!
     
  16. Motorhead4000

    Motorhead4000 Member Founding Member

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    We have two desktop computers. Over the years I have had a couple laptops but I just have no luck with them, they tend to break on me. I have a Dell desktop upstairs, and there is an old HP desktop downstairs.
     
  17. rosa

    rosa Active Member Top Contributor

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    We have a desktop that no one uses anymore and two laptops that we use everyday. One is a HP and the other is a Gateway. The Gateway is my personal computer and anyone who wants to use it have to have my permission to do so.
     
  18. Trellum

    Trellum Active Member Founding Member Top Contributor 2nd Chevy Truck Club

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    Two Toshiba Satellite laptops, one is 6 years old and the another one I bought it 2 months ago because the old one is already acting up a little. I also have an old desktop PC, but never use i anymore, it's too old and slow... I have it since 2006!!!!
     
  19. eagle22

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    I mostly use my laptop but I have three computers if you count a tablet. All of them are Acer's. I don't know why but ever since I got my Acer tablet I feel in love with this company and purchase pretty much everything from them now. They create great quality electronics at an affordable price.
     
  20. Windsor62

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    I built my desktop about a year ago to replace my dying laptop. I'm running an i5 overclocked to 4.2 GHz and a Radeon 7850 (no OC yet) to satisfy my gaming drive.
     
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