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My friend is asking for advice on what laptop to get. What's good for ?

@celesteh The PineBook Pro has a high frequency sound that drives me insane. Otherwise good for the asking price. Excellent for users who are not annoyed by, or do not hear high frequency sound.

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This seems ill-suited for audio! Thanks for the description of it.

@anonimno @celesteh I second @anonimno also have a t470 and sometimes do sound stuff on Debian with no issues.

@celesteh i had a dell xps 15 serve me decently well for 5-ish years before i spilled water on it (so am now shopping for a new laptop). could never get the discrete GPU to work consistently (so fell back to nouveau drivers) but audio wasn't an issue.

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