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The ULTIMATE computer poll!

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?

24% (54) Dell
3% (8) Gateway
4% (11) Compaq
7% (17) Sony
12% (27) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
6% (15) IBM
0% (1) Acer
1% (4) Emachines
0% (2) Systemax
14% (33) Some other PC maker (please explain!)
23% (52) Alienware

224 voters have answered this question.

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

17% (37) Dell
8% (19) Gateway
13% (30) Compaq
6% (13) Sony
8% (18) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
5% (11) IBM
4% (10) Acer
21% (47) Emachines
2% (6) Systemax
7% (16) Some other maker (please explain!)
3% (8) Alienware

215 voters have answered this question.

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

67% (154) ...building their own PC"
32% (73) ...buying from a name brand"

227 voters have answered this question.

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

47% (107) Custom-Built
18% (41) Dell
2% (6) Gateway
4% (11) Compaq
3% (8) Sony
7% (16) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
0% (1) IBM
0% (2) Acer
1% (3) Emachines
0% (1) Systemax
1% (4) Alienware
8% (20) Some other maker (please explain!)
2% (6) I don't have a desktop PC

226 voters have answered this question.

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

20% (43) Dell
12% (27) Toshiba
3% (8) Gateway
5% (12) Compaq
10% (23) Sony
8% (18) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
9% (20) IBM
4% (9) Acer
0% (0) Systemax
16% (35) Alienware
8% (18) Some other maker (please explain!)

213 voters have answered this question.

And again, who makes the WORST laptop?

19% (39) Dell
6% (12) Toshiba
7% (15) Gateway
8% (17) Compaq
6% (12) Sony
7% (15) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
5% (10) IBM
6% (12) Acer
19% (38) Emachines
3% (6) Systemax
4% (8) Alienware
8% (16) Some other maker (please explain!)

200 voters have answered this question.

And what do you use for your primary laptop?

20% (44) Dell
6% (14) Toshiba
3% (7) Gateway
5% (12) Compaq
4% (10) Sony
7% (15) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
8% (17) IBM
2% (5) Acer
0% (2) Emachines
0% (1) Systemax
1% (3) Alienware
5% (11) Some other maker (please explain!)
33% (71) I don't have a laptop

212 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?

55% (119) Intel
44% (95) AMD

214 voters have answered this question.

Which CPU do you have in your computer?

60% (130) Intel
39% (86) AMD

216 voters have answered this question.

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

55% (119) nVidia
35% (76) ATI
8% (19) Someone else

214 voters have answered this question.

And which do you own?

45% (96) nVidia
39% (83) ATI
15% (32) Something else

211 voters have answered this question.

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

5% (11) Abit
0% (0) Albatron
0% (1) AOpen
1% (2) ASRock
39% (72) ASUS
0% (0) Chaintech
4% (9) DFI
1% (2) ECS
0% (1) Epox
0% (0) Foxconn
7% (13) Gigabyte
20% (37) Intel
0% (1) Mach Speed
5% (10) MSI
1% (3) PC Chips
1% (2) Soltek
1% (2) Soyo
1% (2) Tyan
8% (16) Someone else (please enlighten us!)

184 voters have answered this question.

And which motherboard do you have?

8% (17) Abit
0% (0) Albatron
3% (6) AOpen
2% (4) ASRock
21% (41) ASUS
1% (2) Chaintech
3% (6) DFI
1% (3) ECS
1% (2) Epox
0% (0) Foxconn
5% (10) Gigabyte
20% (39) Intel
0% (1) Mach Speed
3% (7) MSI
1% (2) PC Chips
0% (0) Soltek
2% (5) Soyo
0% (0) Tyan
7% (15) A different maker (please enlighten us!)
17% (34) I'm not sure

194 voters have answered this question.

Now for hard drives - who makes the best?

4% (9) Fujitsu
7% (14) Hitachi
20% (41) Maxtor
12% (24) Samsung
21% (42) Seagate
34% (69) Western Digital

199 voters have answered this question.

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

34% (64) Under 10%
18% (34) 10-25%
10% (20) 26-50%
11% (22) 51-75%
6% (13) 76-90%
18% (35) Over 90%

188 voters have answered this question.

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

46% (103) Desktop
7% (16) Laptop
45% (101) Both

220 voters have answered this question.

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