[olug] Laptop suggestions
lou at paprikash.com
Mon Oct 23 08:53:37 CDT 2017
I've always had good luck with Toshiba laptops; I don't have any
specific models in mind, but Toshiba seems like a worthy bet.
I've had my current Toshiba laptop since late 2011, and it's still
running like a champ. Part of it is that I treat it like a desktop --
for the most part I leave it on my desk -- but in general its
performance has remained solid. I added RAM at one point, but that's it.
> I'm starting to look at a new personal laptop to replace my aging MacBook
> Pro (15" Mid-2010).
> As evidenced by the age of this system, I like to keep my equipment for a
> long time and I will pay a bit more for an expandable and reasonably
> powerful system that I can upgrade over. My hard top end for the budget is
> I've heard good things about the Dell 13 XPS, but for a bit of savings (and
> throwing some support behind the Linux builders) I've also investigated the
> System 76 "Galaga Pro".
> Are there any other vendors/brands/models I've overlooked that I should
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