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New Laptop

by strashk / January 30, 2007 11:31 PM PST

Since Vista came out this week, the "older" laptops have been discounted quite a bit. Should I buy an "older" laptop or pay the higher price and get the newer one with Vista?

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Hmm..
by bootthebarbarian / January 31, 2007 5:05 AM PST
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I would say Vista, thats what I did Happy

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I'd take the deal...
by John.Wilkinson / January 31, 2007 11:19 AM PST
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Since the 'older' laptops that come with XP pre-installed are just as good as those 'newer' ones with Vista pre-installed and come with a free upgrade to Vista all for a discounted price it's hard to pass up the deal. There really isn't a downside, so I'd take it.

Just my view.
John

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