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How do Acer laptops rate comparatively

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How do Acer laptops rate comparatively?

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Acers typically have higher failure rates than average. If you are buying based on failure rates, Asus and Toshiba are at the top. Asus and Toshiba have a 15% chance of failing over a 3 year periond, whereas Acer is around 23%. Now if that laptop isn't going to critical to you, and it is a lot cheaper than other brands, then it may be worth it to take the risk and get the cheaper model, and just get a 3 year warranty through a company like Squaretrade, and of course make sure you data is backed up somewhere(you should do this regardless since any laptop can fail or be stolen at any time). Here's a link that has the failure rates of all the major brands:

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