Recent content by supervelous

  1. S

    Would you trade your SP3 for an SP4?

    I upgraded, and had the same issues with my SP3. not that infrequently it would just stay on a black screen when I tried to wake it up and the only way to get it back was hard reset by holding down the power button. Ran very hot sometimes doing almost nothing. And it would also freeze up...
  2. S

    To those upgrading from SP3 --> SP4, what will you do with your old one?

    Sold my SP3 i7 256GB to my brother for $800. Wanted more for it, but to help out family seemed worth it. He's not actually even paying for it, it's his company that gave him a budget to buy a laptop to use for work, so I just have to make him a purchase order. Since I got it for about $1,100...
  3. S

    SP4 Deals Thread

    Post here if you received a discount of some sort, or promotion, or cash back, that made your SP4 a good deal! Hopefully can help others. I noticed Best Buy had a trade in any laptop for a Surface Pro or Surface Book and get at least $100. I traded in a very old laptop to get the $100...
  4. S

    Holiday Return Periods!

    I was just having some thoughts about upgrading my i5 256GB to i7, checked Best Buy web site for return policy and for purchases made from 11/1/15 until 12/31/15 you have until 1/15/16 to return/exchange! I checked my receipt and I bought on 11/1/15. Good thing too because I was going to go on...
  5. S

    Surface Bundle

    Did anyone get the bundle with Complete? I bought my Surface at Best Buy, but then went to MS Store to ask about and purchase complete for $149. They said for $350 I could get the Type Cover, Complete, a sleeve, a year of Office 365, and in the box with the year of office also got 1 year of...
  6. S

    Upgrade Questions & Guidance

    I currently have a SP3, i7 256GB, 8GB Ram. I am in the beginnings of an MBA program and was thinking of upgrading. I make a 6 figure salary and company pays tuition, so not a huge deal after selling SP3. Just pointing out that while money is of course important, I'm not pinching pennies. At...
  7. S

    Note taking on the SP3 is like a dream, but I keep bumping the windows button!

    I'm a weird case in that I frequently have been taking notes with the SP3 docked, with a textbook or other reference material on my left external display, something like a MLB or NFL game on my right one or another internet window, and then taking notes on docked SP3, which is a bit weird but...
  8. S

    Poll Yellow streak poll (Model + Lot #)

    This is why I don't think we can trust the results of this poll. I personally have seen this issue on every SP3 I've had (3) and seen at my local MS Store. Others can look at your pic and say they don't see anything, and others didn't even notice they had the streak until they read about it on...
  9. S

    Keyboard colour

    Had the black one, felt it was boring/plain, so exchanged for the blue yea I have the blue one (the light blue, not the dark best buy exclusive blue).
  10. S

    Who Loves their SP3 - Positivity Thread

    Reading the topics list is a sea of negativity! Which makes sense, because in a way that's what online forums are for, those who have complaints many times go online to post about it, and those who are happy users just, well, use their device. Who else, besides myself, are completely happy...
  11. S

    Post your Setup

    No I am in the US, studying to take the GMAT to get into business school, it's a requirement of most business schools, at least the accredited ones, here in the United States.
  12. S

    Yellow hazy vertical line on left side of screen

    I am in the camp that believes this issue exists on all, or at least the vast majority of SP3's and those who say they don't have it are either 1. very lucky 2. just not able to see it. I am reluctant to exchange for this reason as my i7 256GB is otherwise perfect. Have had no heat/fan issues...
  13. S

    Post your Setup

    Sorry if I missed it, but I didn't see a Post your setup thread. For those of us using this at the desk, maybe with multiple monitors, docking station, etc. Myself, I have the i7 256GB SP3, have purchased the blue type cover, the Logitech K810 BT keyboard, the Arc Surface Edition BT mouse, the...
  14. S

    Anyone happier after switching to i5 from i7?

    I have the i7, and I myself think the i5 8GB Ram is the sweet spot of the line. In fact, I had the i5 8GB and didn't think the i7 was worth the $250 price premium. I decided to upgrade to i7 only because at the time I found a way to get it for only $125 more total out the door rather than $250...
  15. S

    Microsoft Complete Coverage for SP3.....Good? Bad? Please leave your thoughts.

    I ALMOST never buy extended warranties on anything, but this is an exception. I bought i7 256GB from Staples and originally turned down the Warranty from them. Then was in Microsoft Store and they told me there was a bundle for $250 for Type Cover, MS Complete and a case. Considering the Type...

Members online