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i lover acers LCDs, i have a 22" one that is amazing. but when you are blaming your low sales on another companies product, you need to look inward.
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On page 15 of the July issue of CPU magazine is an article by Alex St. John called, "Vista Bombs". He claims in his article that Dell is bringing back XP on some of its home systems. He also quotes Gartner Groups saying that the Vista launch had very limited impact on the overall worldwide shipment demand.

"Not only has Vista failed to drive growth in PC sales as has traditionally been expected of a major Windows release, it actually seems to be depressing the PC market to the extent that even the leading OEMs are scrambling to get XP SKUs back into the market to avoid losing sales."

"What's ironic is that even Microsoft has not adopted Vista internally because its own development tools don't work on it."

Alex St. John was one of the founding creators of DirectX and is today the CEO of Wild-Tangent Inc. So although the above info can be considered his opinion, he probably has some amount of credibility. At least he isn't just a Fan-Boy waving his arms spewing unsubstantiated garbage.
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post #23 of 74
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Originally Posted by {core2duo}werd View Post
i lover acers LCDs, i have a 22" one that is amazing. but when you are blaming your low sales on another companies product, you need to look inward.
c2dw: Agreed. My 24" rocks but when a company starts blaming external influences for poor performance...

You must juxtapose this statement against charts for a company meeting its' expectations. See the link below (hp hasn't made this type of claim, look how happy shareholders are with them and check the link on the left of the page I linked below to see actual revenue, etc.).

http://finance.yahoo.com/q/bc?s=HPQ&...=on&z=m&q=l&c=
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Acer? Who's Acer?

OMG you mean Vista isn't on every single computer across the world right now? say it ain't so! Vista is a huge success, if you look at the percentage of the forums who've migrated to it you'll realize, yes Vista is doing great. And all of your "wait for service pack 1, cancel or allow" comments aren't going to slow it down.

I can see why Acer would think it's a dud. All I ever see from them is their celeron d systems with 256mb of ram. STEP INTO THE NEW MILLENIUM ALREADY ACER.
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Funny, I think the same of most of Acers things.


I will not buy acer products after seeing too much of their flimsy construction; I love Vista.
    
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My Acer 22" monitor is the best quality monitor I have seen among people I know (including people with Samsung and View Sonic LCD's), and I love using Vista.

Soo.....
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post #27 of 74
Funny that Acer is blaming Vista for "slow pc sales"....hey Acer there is probably a reason why your #4.
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Acers LCD's are rated among the best lcd displays on several sites that review displays. Their $250 ish 22" widescreens are the best you can get without going to $350+.
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post #29 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by jph1589 View Post
On page 15 of the July issue of CPU magazine is an article by Alex St. John called, "Vista Bombs". He claims in his article that Dell is bringing back XP on some of its home systems. He also quotes Gartner Groups saying that the Vista launch had very limited impact on the overall worldwide shipment demand.

"Not only has Vista failed to drive growth in PC sales as has traditionally been expected of a major Windows release, it actually seems to be depressing the PC market to the extent that even the leading OEMs are scrambling to get XP SKUs back into the market to avoid losing sales."

"What's ironic is that even Microsoft has not adopted Vista internally because its own development tools don't work on it."

Alex St. John was one of the founding creators of DirectX and is today the CEO of Wild-Tangent Inc. So although the above info can be considered his opinion, he probably has some amount of credibility. At least he isn't just a Fan-Boy waving his arms spewing unsubstantiated garbage.
I think his bitter he doesnt work for microsoft cause i swear every month that i read his article its always windows bashing
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post #30 of 74
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Acers LCD's are rated among the best lcd displays on several sites that review displays. Their $250 ish 22" widescreens are the best you can get without going to $300+.
Unless you buy a SCEPTRE X20WC-Gamer for 220ish.
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