From: Bill Morrow (penzance_at_icanect.net)
Date: Fri Apr 30 1999 - 02:19:33 EDT
When questioned about the high cost and somewhat old design of his automobiles,
Sir Henry Rolls replied that the job of the Rolls Royce cars was not to innovate
but to provide reliable, safe and comfortable transportation...
OKOK, this IS a different ball game, but the idea i think is there..
One can always find some machine that is cheaper, but thinkpad users mostly
appreciate the quality, support and enduring value of a thinkpad over brand x...
absolute speed and absolutely the lowest price are not the prime moving forces
reviewers run tests, read the results, add in the MSRP or street price and wind
up with a number..
> Hello all,
> I am using a TP 600 (PII 266 and 96 MB RAM) with great pleasure, but I am
> always puzzled by the various reviews in the computer magazines that are the
> rating the TP 600 pretty low compaired to Dell or HP because of it's lack of
> speed due to the graphic chipset and the cost. I have to say that the 2 main
> reasons why I have bought a TP 600 were the support (drivers) and the built
> quality not the price.
> So what are you thikking of these (bad) reviews ?
> Etienne Pralong
-- Live Long and Prosper, Happy trails...
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Including, but not limited to, Subject to prior sale, Your mileage will vary, Done on a closed road with a professional driver AND Do not try this at home..
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