Originally Posted by KC Fish
Cost is all variable depending on what components are important to you.
OS and Word depends on your morality. If you prefer to pay, you're looking at probably over $200 for both Windows and Office. Free if you yell YARRRR!
We could suggest some builds for you if you tell us what components you'd prefer.
Talked to a professor that pretty much told me to get a gaming system to be able to work professionally in my field, which makes me groan but whatever..
So at this point is it better to get a top end laptop with some durability and eschew the self-built desktop or..
See, as incredibly dumb as I admit it is, I've liked AW's products. I had a 17in laptop and would still be using it had I not ordered it underpowered in processing power, if I could get the LCD screen replaced (lines of pixels purpled-out) and if it wasn't so ****ing big. 2 of the 3 problems were errors on my part.
That being said, I don't know if I can justify making a 3rd AW purchase in under 5 years time. That, and I don't have the cash on hand for such a purchase at this time.
- credit goes to BoneKrusher for the pic
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