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Originally Posted by Fake Steve Jobs
New MacBook priced better than Dell. No kidding.

Some Wall Street dudes ran the numbers and even made a chart. We're at $1,099. The comparable machine from Dell costs $1,119. And it comes with Vista Home Premium.

Can someone please tell me why we don't have 90% market share? Or at least, like, 50%? Anyone? Bueller?
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and if you're a student, you can get a macbook for 1000$
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That is a great deal for a Macbook, I was already planning to get this summer anyhow. So this is good news.
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That is a great deal for a Macbook, I was already planning to get this summer anyhow. So this is good news.

for sure, and throw in some extra ram and use parallels or boot camp and you're set for windows :]
to bad you can get an awesome pc from lenovo for just 1200$ :[
hrmmm we'll see after more reviews, huh?
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What is point in buying mac if you will run Windows on?
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What is point in buying mac if you will run Windows on?
In this case it would be the price? How dumb of a question was that???
    
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What is point in buying mac if you will run Windows on?
price. performance over the dell. simple games on windows such as starcraft to pass the time. looks. convenient third party accessories.
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So this is good news.
Shouldn't this be in the News section?
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What is point in buying mac if you will run Windows on?
Because you can get both Windows and OS X on the MacBook and it costs less than the Dell.
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I almost bought a mac, but they dont have a good middle between size & performance- you can either get a 13.3" with integrated graphics, or 15" with dedicated graphics. No choices. I bought my t61, which is a 14.1" widescreen with a nvidia 8400.
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post #10 of 13
You cannot compare the two at all.

The 1330 is expensive because of the weight, if you were to compare the Mackbook to an inspiron or Vostro, they would be better than the Macbook, but would be heavier and bigger.

Thanks for creating a flame thread.
    
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