On 27/04/05 14:31 +0500, sherlock(a)vsnl.com wrote:
On Wednesday 27 April 2005 13:55, Devdas Bhagat
curious. how much those power book G4 cost? i checked apple
India, there they say its around Rs.1 lakh and more. are these
really all that costly? or there is something like lamington raod
for mac where i can afford to buy one.
And yes, Macs cost a lot more than a cheap PC. But if you are
looking at a branded higher end laptop, then the cost is
Imo the internal engineering is magnificent (heretics call it over
engineered), and an equally engineered intel box would hypothetically
cost twice as much as an Imac.
If you need long battery life and looks, Apple is better. In terms of
price/performance, I would recommend an Opteron, or an Athlon64 (
The minimum price for a fully Linux compatible laptop w/ Athlon64 3000+,
2 GB RAM, DVD writer, 80 GB 5400 RPM IDE, GigE, firewire, serial, PS/2,
802.11g, USB2, multi card reader, 17" LCD is 1942 USD. The equivalently
specced Mac w/ a 15" LCD and 2 hours of battery life more is 2999 USD.)
I haven't looked for an Althlon64 w/ a 15" LCD though.