Getting a fair deal?
shadoi at nanovoid.com
Wed Aug 30 13:13:40 MDT 2006
On Aug 30, 2006, at 11:34 AM, Grant Shipley wrote:
> 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
> 2GB ram
> 120GB Drive
> DVD Burner
> Fingerprint reader
> 256 video card
> TV Tuner
> Dual Core 1.66
> I paid 1350.00
What vendor/model is this? I'm also curious what the dimensions are,
and what it looks like. Do you have a picture?
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