Help me make a good purchase this time.
March 6, 2007 8:11 PM Subscribe
Should I buy a Dell XPS M1210, or look elsewhere?
posted by 4ster to computers & internet (32 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I am one of the unlucky schleps who got taken by the Toshiba a75 series of notebooks. They kind of suck (overheating, spontaneous reboots, etc), and there was a class action lawsuit against Toshiba (which means I keep getting bounced like a ping-pong ball between Office Depot and Toshiba, with no one willing to actually do anything).
Boo hoo hoo. Poor 4ster.
Anyway, I am considering getting a new laptop. My Toshiba weighs about eighty pounds, so I am considering something small. I like the look of the Dell XPS m1210. It seems like it gets good reviews, but here at AskMe, Dells don't seem to fare so well.
I have looked at ThinkPads (I had a 701cs back in the day), but it appears the 12" models don't have optical drives. However, I guess I could look at a 14".
At work, I do a lot of word processing, e-mail, and internet.
I am also open to other brands, so feel free to make suggestions. Thanks for your help.