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Laptop, what's the best brand? suggestions including pros and cons.

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Last Modified: 2013-11-17
Looking for a brand new laptop maybe ACER ASPIRE laptop.
Is this worth buying for 15 hundred with extended warranty? ACER ASPIRE 5570AWWXMI, Intel core solo T1350, 1 gig of RAM, 80 gig harddrive, dual layer DVD burner.

What's really important is not the storage etc, but it must last longer than 2 or 3 years.
Can you suggest a good laptop around 15 hundred price range.

We already have a Compaq which is still under warranty('round 10 months old) that had so much trouble already, so compaq brand is out.
In that time the powerpack had been replaced 3 times, and the power socket is so lose that it uses the battery instead of the power, at the moment it is absolutely dead. Takes 8 weeks for it to be fixed(sent away.)

Kinda urgent, will get one today or at the weekend the latest.

Thanks!
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Thank you all for the suggestions, I really appreciate it. In the end it's not my decision what brand, I'll just relay these infos.
I'll split the points evenly.

Thanks again.
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