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Old 10-15-2007, 06:24 PM   #11
Steve Rindsberg
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I don't think many people here (UK) would even think of buying from a shop. However, specifying fewer storage units than there are slots is a good idea that I'd never thought of.
Michael,

Why is that, do you suppose?

Here it's quite common; all of the big office supply chain stores and electronics stores sell at least laptop computers and usually a few desktop models. The prices are generally quite attractive, but they never seem to match the specs I'm interested in.

I'm a cheapskate. I want a computer to last me four years or more, if possible. That means paying more for it initially, but it costs less overall than replacing the computer every other year.

   
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