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The ULTIMATE computer poll!

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There's tons of different polls out there, but this one has tons of cool stuff in it! Come on, vote for your favorite PC brand, favorite laptop maker, favorite CPU maker, and so on! Don't be shy - step right up and exercise your right to vote!

OK, let's get started. In your opinion, which brand name makes the best desktop PC?

27% (8) Dell
3% (1) Gateway
6% (2) Compaq
3% (1) Sony
24% (7) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
6% (2) IBM
0% (0) Acer
3% (1) Emachines
0% (0) Systemax
3% (1) Some other PC maker (please explain!)
20% (6) Alienware

29 voters have answered this question.

And on the flipside, who makes the WORST desktop PC?

17% (5) Dell
10% (3) Gateway
3% (1) Compaq
7% (2) Sony
3% (1) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
7% (2) IBM
7% (2) Acer
28% (8) Emachines
7% (2) Systemax
3% (1) Some other maker (please explain!)
3% (1) Alienware

28 voters have answered this question.

Complete this statement - "Consumers are better off...

60% (17) ...building their own PC"
39% (11) ...buying from a name brand"

28 voters have answered this question.

Which PC brand do you use for your primary desktop computer?

33% (9) Custom-Built
11% (3) Dell
3% (1) Gateway
3% (1) Compaq
0% (0) Sony
29% (8) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
0% (0) IBM
0% (0) Acer
3% (1) Emachines
0% (0) Systemax
3% (1) Alienware
3% (1) Some other maker (please explain!)
7% (2) I don't have a desktop PC

27 voters have answered this question.

Now we move on to laptops. Who do you think makes the best laptop?

34% (9) Dell
3% (1) Toshiba
3% (1) Gateway
0% (0) Compaq
3% (1) Sony
26% (7) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
3% (1) IBM
3% (1) Acer
0% (0) Systemax
15% (4) Alienware
3% (1) Some other maker (please explain!)

26 voters have answered this question.

And again, who makes the WORST laptop?

7% (2) Dell
3% (1) Toshiba
3% (1) Gateway
7% (2) Compaq
11% (3) Sony
11% (3) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
7% (2) IBM
14% (4) Acer
22% (6) Emachines
3% (1) Systemax
0% (0) Alienware
7% (2) Some other maker (please explain!)

27 voters have answered this question.

And what do you use for your primary laptop?

18% (5) Dell
7% (2) Toshiba
3% (1) Gateway
0% (0) Compaq
3% (1) Sony
14% (4) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
3% (1) IBM
7% (2) Acer
3% (1) Emachines
0% (0) Systemax
3% (1) Alienware
7% (2) Some other maker (please explain!)
25% (7) I don't have a laptop

27 voters have answered this question.

Now let's move on to CPUs. Who is it, Intel or AMD, that makes the best CPU all-around?

84% (21) Intel
16% (4) AMD

25 voters have answered this question.

Which CPU do you have in your computer?

80% (21) Intel
19% (5) AMD

26 voters have answered this question.

OK, video cards next. What is the best maker of video card processors?

64% (16) nVidia
28% (7) ATI
8% (2) Someone else

25 voters have answered this question.

And which do you own?

66% (16) nVidia
16% (4) ATI
16% (4) Something else

24 voters have answered this question.

Now we'll have a few questions for the more technically inclined. Who makes the best motherboard?

0% (0) Abit
0% (0) Albatron
4% (1) AOpen
0% (0) ASRock
28% (7) ASUS
0% (0) Chaintech
0% (0) DFI
0% (0) ECS
0% (0) Epox
4% (1) Foxconn
8% (2) Gigabyte
28% (7) Intel
0% (0) Mach Speed
12% (3) MSI
0% (0) PC Chips
0% (0) Soltek
0% (0) Soyo
0% (0) Tyan
16% (4) Someone else (please enlighten us!)

25 voters have answered this question.

And which motherboard do you have?

0% (0) Abit
0% (0) Albatron
4% (1) AOpen
0% (0) ASRock
20% (5) ASUS
0% (0) Chaintech
0% (0) DFI
0% (0) ECS
0% (0) Epox
0% (0) Foxconn
12% (3) Gigabyte
32% (8) Intel
0% (0) Mach Speed
4% (1) MSI
0% (0) PC Chips
0% (0) Soltek
0% (0) Soyo
0% (0) Tyan
4% (1) A different maker (please enlighten us!)
24% (6) I'm not sure

25 voters have answered this question.

Now for hard drives - who makes the best?

4% (1) Fujitsu
0% (0) Hitachi
13% (3) Maxtor
27% (6) Samsung
31% (7) Seagate
22% (5) Western Digital

22 voters have answered this question.

Alright - most of us can answer this one. What percentage of mail-in rebates do you actually get back?

40% (9) Under 10%
22% (5) 10-25%
13% (3) 26-50%
13% (3) 51-75%
0% (0) 76-90%
9% (2) Over 90%

22 voters have answered this question.

Alright. Finally, which of the following do you own?

39% (11) Desktop
17% (5) Laptop
42% (12) Both

28 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2005-07-16 05:04:54 by videokansas
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