Getting a fair deal?

Jeffrey Moss jeff at
Wed Aug 30 11:12:58 MDT 2006

You probably won't find a lower price than on

Lower than dell's refurbished direct, which is also pretty low! You
should be able to find a decent rig for $500 and spend your extra $300
on a desktop upgrade.


On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 09:31:02AM -0600, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-08-30 at 08:17 -0600, Steve wrote:
> > I have been looking all over for a good quality laptop that's
> > affordable i.e < $800 and am coming up a little short.
> I splurged on my last laptop purchase and ever since then I've been glad
> I did. Maintaining multiple computers is too much work, even if you try
> to use as many net apps as possible. My laptop quickly became my primary
> computer, then my only computer. Although my laptop is two years old, it
> can still hold its own again many more modern machines. I plan to keep
> it for another year. Don't go crazy, but if you can afford to bump your
> price range up to ~ $2000 you'll be able to get a much better machine
> with a longer life.

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