Getting a fair deal?
gshipley at gmail.com
Wed Aug 30 12:34:57 MDT 2006
On 8/30/06, Grant Robinson <santiago at mr-r.net> wrote:
> Ah yes, the classic "Macs are more expensive" argument. Don't look
> now, folks, but Mac laptops are actually cheaper than Dell or IBM
> (Lenovo), at least for now. My father-in-law is pretty anti-Mac, and
> he just bought my sister-in-law a MacBook for school. It was quite
> interesting to go over all the laptop choices he was considering. At
> the time, the cheapest dual-core Dell that matched the MacBook specs
> was about $100 more than the MacBook, and a re-furbished IBM that
> matched the MacBook specs was $200 more. It did have a fingerprint
> reader, but I could care less about that. If you want biometric
> stuff on your laptop, then maybe the $200 price gap is worth it.
Really? How much would the specs I provided earlier cost me if I bought a mac?
To repeat the specs
17 inch 1440x900
256 video card
Dual Core 1.66
I paid 1350.00
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