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Good time to buy laptop? Or wait for Windows 8?

I was planning to buy an Asus N56VZ-DS71 but the day I went to buy the retailer's website said "final clearance". This made me think that there might be a flood of new laptops after windows 8... but would they be worth waiting for?

I don't particularly want windows 8, but I'd certainly wait if it meant getting something better for the money, or the same thing for a reduced price.

Advice?

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Your choice.

I don't expect prices to drop but this question does get asked everytime. Think back to the days of Vista to 7. Here there was no big deal.
Bob

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Well Microsoft is

allowing laptops purchased now to be upgraded to Windows 8 for $14. But expect the new Windows 8 pc's to be more expensive because of the touch screens. Acer announced their first Windows 8 laptop which is 13" and will sell for 1400.

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Whenever it's says

clearance it's priced to sell and the next version won't be on clearance.

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