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    but didn't want to get to any specifics - it was already too long.  I always advise friend who ask to buy "more" than they think (up to a point) so their investment stays usable for longer. (Really not a fan of Intel graphics, for example and you can't ever have too much RAM!).

    That whole "vista ready" mess was a disaster across the board.  Vista turned out to be OK eventually, but that stuff with half-baked drivers on less-than-capable hardware left a bad taste in everyone's mouth.

    I know it's hard to time hardware, software and support eco-system for a product launch - but I hope Windows 8 makes it - it's pretty spectacular in spots.  I'd love to be able to afford a Surface Pro - no reason to get one, it just looks like it would be fun to play with. (not that I'm addicted to gadgets or anything ...)

    "Curiouser and curiouser!"

    by TechBob on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 10:27:30 PM PST

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