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    Best place in ames to buy laptop

    Or should it not be done? Mine has died, possibly consider a netbook



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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    I know they're expensive, but I have had my macbook pro 13" for two years and haven't had a single problem when my roommates with PC's have gone through four laptops between the both of them.

    They sell them at the bookstore, but you can get like $200 off online if you're any kind of student or a teacher.



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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    surprisingly best buy has some decent prices compared to buying it online. and alleyaddict...your 1 mac probably cost more than their 4 laptops combined



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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    Im a student, and my hp laptop lived three years until I apparently put it in the toilet last night.



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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    just got the new mac book pros in at the UBS... you get a $100 student discount too.

    or get the old macbook pros.. they're like $300 off now which is a dang good deal imo



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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    How much did that run you?



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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    Looks like no tigerblood for you. #notwinning


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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by CSheen View Post
    Im a student, and my hp laptop lived three years until I apparently put it in the toilet last night.

    Outstanding work!!!



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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    Oh, i'm winning, just not on charlie sheens budget. ;)



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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    surprisingly best buy has some decent prices compared to buying it online. and alleyaddict...your 1 mac probably cost more than their 4 laptops combined

    Not even close.

    Original poster: buy a Mac. Unless you think your **** will be bigger with a windows machine.


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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    i just picked up the 399 laptop from bestbuy with decent spec. phenom n830 4gb ddr3 500gb hd. i figured that's not too bad



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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by Senolcyc View Post
    Not even close.

    Original poster: buy a Mac. Unless you think your **** will be bigger with a windows machine.
    Lol, considering thats the typical reason mac owners buy theirs, as a status symbol.

    Macs are at least 50% overpriced at any time. Buy a PC. If it dies on you in half the time (it wont), you have the remaining money to go buy a new one.


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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Lol, considering thats the typical reason mac owners buy theirs, as a status symbol.

    Macs are at least 50% overpriced at any time. Buy a PC. If it dies on you in half the time (it wont), you have the remaining money to go buy a new one.
    Bingo.

    I bought an Acer Aspire One netbook from Wal-Mart for $300. Not $300 off, $300. Macs are fine, but they cost too much for what they are.

    Get a cheap netbook. I save everything on flash drives and this thing runs like a dream. I've had it for 3 years.



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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Lol, considering thats the typical reason mac owners buy theirs, as a status symbol.

    Macs are at least 50% overpriced at any time. Buy a PC. If it dies on you in half the time (it wont), you have the remaining money to go buy a new one.

    I buy Macs because they work and they are easy to use. I'm not a computer guy, I'm just a guy. My computer doesn't define me. It's a tool I need, that's all. I want it to be trouble-free and user-friendly. There's no argument for PCs being as trouble-free or as user-friendly for the average household consumer.



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    Re: Best place in ames to buy laptop

    I dont think ill buy a mac, they are nice and all, but I think i'd get more utility out of 600 dollars in whiskey I can save by buying a pc.



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