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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions… Desktops and Laptops in Price Shootout at Walmart

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

While I was at Walmart last night…

geekablog-logoWhile I was at Walmart, (yea… looking for a Wii for my grandkids. Good luck on that), I did as any good geek would do and took a stroll through the computer aisle to see what was being offered in the sprawling land of “Save money. Live better.”  And frankly, I was pretty impressed by how much silicon a few hundred bucks can buy.  Not only did they have a $298 “bare bones” tower with a gig of ram and a hefty-for-the-price 160Gb  hard drive, it also came preinstalled with the increasingly rare Windows XP (considered a plus by most geeks!). (more…)