Subject: Re: Enerloop batteries overpriced?
On 2018-02-17 18:13, Alfred Molon wrote:
> In article<4fWdnU_lNuqPARXHnZ2dnUU7-V3NnZ2d@giganews.com>, Alan Browne
>> My last expensive Mac sold, used, after 6 years, for more than people
>> pay for middle of the road Windows PC's and that cash offset the cost of
>> this Mac which will eventually sell for more than ... well, you get the
>> Never mind the quality of the display on Macs that doesn't come with the
>> "bundles" that are so appealing with PC offers.
>> Never mind time saved by not dealing with Windows issues, one after the
>> Never mind that Apple major OS updates are free.
>> Never mind that there is a single flavour of Mac OS for all kinds of
>> use. (None of the low value idiocy of Windows editions (home, student,
> All these issue do not exist with this PC I'm using right now. And in
Of course the issue exists: if you need the "higher capability" OS you
have to pay more. With Mac you get one OS that is "higher capability"
for all users.
> any case, after 6 years a PC is totally depreciated and you buy a new
> one. 500 Euro every 6 years is not much.
In my case, after 6 years, I sold it for well over €500 . That was 5
years ago and that family is still using that Mac.
"This" Mac I've had for 5 years and will easily serve me for 5 more
unless there is a catastrophic failure. Quad Core HT i7 with 24 GB of
RAM ... hmm, I could replace the HD with SSD to get a little more oomph
and up the memory to 32 GB I suppose...
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