Our nx6125 with AMD have been solid, although I was apprehensive at first.
Supplies of warranty parts were an issue for a couple of months, but
recently no problem. Compare that to the comparable (slightly older) nx6110
with Intel chipset (Centrino) that has a graphics chip that "creeps" and a
high percentage are failing. Luckily we did not purchase any, but my wife
has one from her school that just died a horrible death. For some of the
most amusing solutions you will ever hear check out:
Personally I tried the rubber eraser underneath the trackpad, which worked
briefly but in the end I gave up. DNR.
on 7/17/09 10:53 AM, Vincent Rossano wrote:
> Thanks for all your responses. Sounds like there are a lot of HP fans
> out there - at least for the 6735b (though Jean Campbell likes the 6535 -
> close enough). Did any of you ever find any issue at all with the AMD
> processor? I assume they're fine, but I've never bought a PC with an AMD
> processor for the school system. I've bought a number of machines for home
> use with AMD and never experienced a problem. But, you know, no one ever
> got fired for buying Intel. Like no one ever got fired for buying IBM.
> Except then they did. :-)
> Netbooks were mentioned, but our feeling here is like Steve Jarrett's: not
> ready for mainstream use for most of our computer users.
> BTW, the laptops in question will be purchased for faculty use only.
> Perhaps they won't take the beating that student laptops on carts
> Vincent Rossano
> Information Technology Director
> Montpelier Public Schools
> 5 High School Drive, Unit #1
> Montpelier, VT 05602
> (802) 225-8690
> *From:* School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:
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> *Sent:* Friday, July 17, 2009 10:32 AM
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> *Subject:* Re: Toshiba laptop
> Paul Wood
> P. 802-382-1720
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> Systems Administrator, ACSU
> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 10:24 AM, Robin Gouin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> To shay! We have the same Laptops in all our carts! Wonderful machines
>> and great service!
>> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 2:06 PM, John Baker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> You might want to check out HP. The HP Compaq 6735b laptop are what we
>>> been ordering and I find HP support to be excellent.
>> The best way to forget your troubles -wear tight shoes
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