Should I buy a Dell or HP laptop?

Heya, looking to buy a laptop for everyday college use and a little gaming. Was going in for a dell with nice specs but then read many reviews that say that Dell laptops usually completely breakdown within 4 years. Found an alternate HP but still dont know what to go for. Also if Dell what do you suggest, XPS or... show more Heya, looking to buy a laptop for everyday college use and a little gaming. Was going in for a dell with nice specs but then read many reviews that say that Dell laptops usually completely breakdown within 4 years. Found an alternate HP but still dont know what to go for. Also if Dell what do you suggest, XPS or Inspiron. I've heard though XPS laptops are usually built for gaming, their life span is significantly less than inspiron's.
Also open for other suggestions (Sony, Toshiba, Le Novo). Budget: $1300.
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