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What make & model laptop do you use with w8

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    What make & model laptop do you use with w8

    just interested which makes of laptops and models readers use curious to see which ones crop up the most.

    I am using a

    Samsung np700z5c-so3uk with w8 home.

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    Acer V3-551-8664, came with windows 7 and made the mistake of upgr...... though seldom realize I am on 8 - use classic menu and seldom think about eight since it hides over on the right :-)
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    Vista and Win7

    I use a desktop and run it in virtual (VMware Player). But I also have a VMware Player version on an external SSD that I can run on my Toshiba laptop from the USB3 port.
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    I am Woman! Hear Me Roar!
    Posts : 1,116
    4 Windows 7 Pro Sp1- 4 Win 8 Pro, 1- xp pro sp3

    Dell Vostro 3460 running Windows 8 Pro (oem)- i bought it with windows 8 Pro on it
    I upgraded 2- one dell vostro 1500 laptop and one dell vostro 1710 laptop both running windows 8 pro upgrade
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    Asus G75VW. i7 processor, 16g ram, 1.5T storage, nVidia graphics w/2g video ram, 17" screen. Win 8 Pro.

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    Posts : 4
    Windows 8

    Dell Inspiron N7720 SE

    i7 3630m

    1TB HDD+32GB SSD

    nVidia DDR5 w/2GB

    17" 1080p

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    Posts : 740
    Windows 8.1

    Acer V5-571G
    It's a really awesome laptop, and Acer seems to think so too because they refreshed it with touchscreens for Windows 8.

    Installed a 128GB ssd and upgraded it to Windows 8, and it really flies.

    I do have IObit's Start menu 8 installed (too cheap to buy Start8), but I almost never use it.
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    South Coast NSW, Australia
    Posts : 615
    Windows 8.1 'Ultimate' RTM 64 bit (Pro/WMC).

    Acer Aspire 'Ethos' AS8951G.

    i7-2670QM (Sandy Bridge), 8GB RAM, 1.5 TB HDD, 2GB GeForce GT555M, 18.4" full-HD
    screen, 5.1 surround-sound.

    Currently running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit w/WMC.

    This thing takes NO prisoners. I've yet to find anything it can't do.

    And thankfully it does NOT have that (afaic useless) UEFI, OR a touch-screen.

    I don't see it being replaced by a Surface or similar in the foreseeable future.


    See below:..
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails AS8951.PNG  
    Last edited by Wenda; 26 Feb 2013 at 16:02.
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    Posts : 13
    Windows 7 Pro

    I'm new. I use a Dell Precision M6600 w/ touchscreen and active digitizer. Windows 8 Pro.
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    Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 653
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/ Windows 8.1 64 bit

    I've got an Asus K55A running Windows 8, I didn't bother upgrading to Pro as so far it does what I need it to. It came with 4GB of RAM but I put another 4GB in so I've got 8GB.
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