1. baseballbert's Avatar
    My laptop is on its last legs and I'm thinking of a Surface Pro 3 or Dell Venue Pro. Which one is the better buy?

    I only need 64gb on board since I can get an SD and have cloud storage.

    Thanks!

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    02-04-2015 07:14 PM
  2. m3tv's Avatar
    Definitely Surface Pro 3, can't beat it.
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    02-04-2015 07:17 PM
  3. baseballbert's Avatar
    Please excuse the dumb question, what's the biggest reason as to why? Aren't their specs pretty comparable?


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    02-04-2015 08:00 PM
  4. xandros9's Avatar
    I would probably get the Venue 11 Pro. (funnily enough, the Venue Pro - without the number like 8 or 11 - is a Windows Phone 7 smartphone)

    Specs can be comparable, but the Venue 11 Pro has a lower spec-floor. (it has an Atom model)

    My thinking as to why I recommend this model:
    Cheaper
    Replaceable battery (this unit is infinitely easier to repair than the Pro 3, but that's reflecting more on the utter lack-of reparability on the end of the Pro line)
    Laptop dock model (extra battery I think - however I think the type cover is hard to imitate with the Venue's flip keyboard cover)

    However, the Pro 3 is higher quality IMO, has that kickstand (a big one), better design and feel and has a better pen. But I don't think it'll be worth it to me in the long run.
    02-04-2015 08:51 PM
  5. baseballbert's Avatar
    I'm using it for basic web function (blogging), Evernote and Office.


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    02-04-2015 09:46 PM
  6. Wasim Wes Adetunji's Avatar
    Unless you're a sucker for a handheld device like I am, go for the Surface. In fact, even then, go for the surface.
    02-04-2015 09:49 PM
  7. baseballbert's Avatar
    So on the surface, you're saying get the Surface? Couldn't resist.


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    02-04-2015 10:41 PM
  8. baseballbert's Avatar
    I ended up going with a touchscreen 15.6" Dell laptop with 6GB of memory, 1TB hard drive and an I5 processor. Once I saw the Surface, it hit me I'd be happier with a bigger screen.


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    02-05-2015 07:49 PM
  9. Wasim Wes Adetunji's Avatar
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    It needs to be ritually burned.
    02-11-2015 11:08 PM

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