quote:And for 95% of the users who do word processing/internet surfing its all irrelevant, seriously. Just buy whatever Dell has onsale for < $450 at the moment and call it a day. There are programs avaliable that will delete all useless software from Dells with the touch of a button.
Originally posted by Mystic: If I ever buy a Windows computer again I will make sure that it is custom built. You can get what you want with a custom build and not have a lot of useless trash software on your new computer that you just have to get rid of-stuff that is no good and trial software and all of that junk. With a custom build you can get what processor you want, what motherboard, what kind of CD/DVD/CD-R/DVD-R optical drive you want, how much memory, how much cooling, what kind of case, what kind of graphics card, etc. You can get exactly what you want with no dumb advertising on the computer for Dell, or HP, or Gateway, or whatever.