Who has what - Computers. - DodgeIntrepid.Net Forums - Dodge Intrepid, Concorde, 300m and Eagle Vision chat
View Poll Results: What do you have/prefer?
Desktop 16 33.33%
Laptop 10 20.83%
Both 22 45.83%
Voters: 48. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-04-2006, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,495
Feedback: 0 / 0%
                     
Who has what - Computers.

What do you have, what do you prefer? Why?
95Intrepisize is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-04-2006, 11:56 PM
Speed is Power
 
NHogan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Iowa, USA
Posts: 6,683
Feedback: 37 / 100%
                     
Desktop. Wireless Dell Computer
NHogan is offline  
post #3 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 12:09 AM
Intrepid Pro
 
IS300M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: RT 128 + RT 95
Posts: 4,083
Feedback: 0 / 0%
                     
I have both laptops and Desktops.

I use the desktops stirctly for work, and DVD Burning

Otherise my Laptop is basically an appendage of my body I rarely go anywhere without it. For a personal computer I dont think I would buy anything other than a laptop. Its juse easy being mobile(Laptop Scenarios: GPS system in my car, Chatting in the living room, enjoying the weather on the deck)
IS300M is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 12:14 AM
Intrepid Pro
 
Avenger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Kitchener, Ontario
Posts: 11,960
Feedback: 10 / 100%
                     
Laptop.....but I'd like to get a desktop......I think I'm just gonna pump up the speed of my laptop and I'll be fine ;)



Avenger is offline  
post #5 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 12:51 AM
Intrepid Pro
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 2,254
Feedback: 0 / 0%
                     
I have a Pentium 1 233MhZ Laptop with a broken screen...

So i choose desktop ;)
mb-lhs is offline  
post #6 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 12:57 AM
Woober Goobers!

 
Ronbo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Tiny Pebble, AR
Posts: 48,974
Feedback: 44 / 100%
                     
3 self assembled PC boxes with the following wimpy processors...2.0ghz/2.4ghz/3.0ghz(1 for sale). A Dell laptop for work..which the idiots at GE decided was a smart move from an IBM Thinkpad. And an Apple Dual 1.0ghz MDD and a 1.2ghz Apple Cube. My Macs never crash and when I choose shutdown,,they do it immediately and don't spend 5 minutes thinking about it. For the apps that aren't available on the Mac..then I need a PC. Plus 2 for sale Apple boxes. Probably too many computers in the house!

JJI=Just Junk It, LLC!
Member of the Sold SRT-8 Magnums of DI.net Club!
Perky Jerky for Everyone!!
Crazy Rons House of Mega Deals
Member of the CAN Bus Bitches Club!

Last edited by Ronbo; 09-05-2006 at 01:56 AM.
Ronbo is online now  
post #7 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 01:36 AM
Intrepid Pro
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 5,697
Feedback: 0 / 0%
                     
My laptop is a '96 Samsung 100mhz. It was pretty bad ass in it's day... paid 4 stacks for it. Haven't powered it up in about 6 years. Today it probably doesn't have enough guts to even power up. lol!

Now I'm running a basic dell desktop purchased 11/04.
IntrepidBus IV is offline  
post #8 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 03:33 AM
Intrepid Pro
 
micholob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Osceola, IA
Posts: 2,455
Feedback: 4 / 83%
                     
I have a desktop I built 3 years ago. 2.4 processor which was pretty bad ass for the time. Somehow everything (case, monitor, keyboard, mouse, printer, modem, speakers, and chair and desk) all match perfect; Black and Chrome. I would like a laptop just for the portability but I'm too thrifty.

Last edited by micholob; 09-05-2006 at 03:35 AM.
micholob is offline  
post #9 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 03:54 AM
Intrepid Pro
 
linuxglobal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Mississauga-Toronto, Ontario
Posts: 2,840
Feedback: 5 / 100%
                     
desktops seem to be more reliable. I rarely use my laptop but i have one.... so i had to vote both
linuxglobal is offline  
post #10 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 04:13 AM
Dain bramaged

 
Veeb0rg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Maryland
Posts: 7,187
Feedback: 6 / 100%
                     
that poll is hard to answer..

i have both, i prefer the desktop..

as i can't answer twice, it is inaccurate
Veeb0rg is offline  
post #11 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 04:38 AM
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 83
Feedback: 0 / 0%
                     
I have both. Laptop is mainly for my mp3 player and when friends need help with their computers(Rare!). I PREFER the desktop because I get to sit back in my big black leather chair with my nicely-spaced out keyboard(hate laptop keyboards) and surround sound. Desktop all the way.
Lisa_2000M is offline  
post #12 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 07:11 AM
Intrepid Pro
 
cobra65's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Rochester, Ny
Posts: 1,651
Feedback: 0 / 0%
                     
desktop....

AMD 64 3000
1 GB Memory
80 GB Hard drive
256 MB ATI video card

So far not real impressed with the AMD processor. Might go back to a Pentium.
cobra65 is offline  
post #13 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 12:37 PM
Intrepid Fan
 
bambam72's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Barrie, Ontario Canada
Posts: 149
Feedback: 0 / 0%
                     
DESKTOP HERE

Pentium D 2.8Mhz.x2
360 Gig harddrive
2 gig ddr2 ram
512 video card
21" HD flat screen

bambam72 is offline  
post #14 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 12:40 PM
Intrepid Fan
 
BRINET's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Posts: 240
Feedback: 2 / 100%
                     
I have a Apple Powerbook G4 12". It has 1.25GB of ram and a 80GB hard drive. I'm about to upgrade to a Apple Macbook 13.3"(White) with 2GB of ram and a 60GB hard drive(I'll upgrade the HD sooner or later).
BRINET is offline  
post #15 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-05-2006, 12:58 PM
Intrepid Modder
 
Slagathor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Merrill Wisconsin
Posts: 348
Feedback: 0 / 0%
                     
I have 6 PC's running right now.
1 is mine, 1 is the kids, the rest is part of my [email protected] "farm"

Mine is:
AMD 64 [email protected]
EVGA NF41 nForce 4 motherboard
1gb Mushkin Redline
EVGA 7900 GT CO SC
2x200gb Maxtor SATA HDD's Raid 0
Creative X-Fi Platinum
Lite-On DVD reader
Lite-On DVD burner
Stock Opteron 4 pipe heatsink....heh
Slagathor is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the DodgeIntrepid.Net Forums - Dodge Intrepid, Concorde, 300m and Eagle Vision chat forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Member names may only be composed of alpha-numeric characters. (A-Z and 0-9)

!!ATTENTION ADVERTISERS!! If you intend on advertising anything on this forum, whatsoever, you are required to first contact us here . Additionaly, we do NOT allow BUSINESS NAMES unless you are an Authorized Vendor. If you own a business, and want to do sales on this site via posting or private message, you will need to follow the rules. Shops, Stores, Distributors, Group Buys without being authorized will see your account terminated.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Linear Mode Linear Mode
Rate This Thread:



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A simple question about computers... 95Intrepisize Computers, Networking & Technology 7 08-24-2006 01:29 PM
DI.net Discount on computers and more jtaylor781 Buy / Sell / Trade 2 01-08-2005 04:31 PM
Can I sell computers on here? If so I got 2 $400/$450 stonedtseller Buy / Sell / Trade 15 10-20-2004 11:58 PM
computers dont recognize eachother popimp Computers, Networking & Technology 1 09-15-2004 07:00 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome