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Old 13th July, 2009, 11:20 AM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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Originally Posted by dsio View Post
Old school Thinkpads built like tanks could stand that but I doubt any modern laptops are designed for that type of heavy computer user, constant use, constant travel abuse. When I'm home, the laptop stays on 24/7 just so I can hear when I get an email or message while I'm sleeping. Does Dell know people like me exist? And do they know that people like me are the reason the $400 warranty costs them probably $1500 to service due to the computer not being up to it?
Dell knows that people like you exist. That's why they honour their warranties even when it's obviously going to cost them money in the long run, due to their design defects.

As far as old school Thinkpads go, don't forget the wonders of the T30. The design where one of the memory slots would fail within a year...
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