Safer to buy a PowerMac or a PowerBook?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by onlydroops, Oct 22, 2003.

  1. onlydroops
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    Aug 5, 2003
    If you weren't going to buy Applecare and setting aside system specs, what you'll be using it for, etc... which would be more reliable?

    Power/i Book failure complaints are frequent.
  2. patrick0brien
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    Oct 24, 2002
    The West Loop

    Desktop hands down. The first good reason - It isn't moved.

    Second, far more upgradeable.
  3. cwedl
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    Jun 5, 2003
    The thing is, any machine you buy can breakdown! it is almost a gamble, However I have to agree, the desktop would be a safer option because it will not be moved all the time, saying that though, If you need something to move around with get a powerbook and bubble rap it when on the move!!! Lol:D

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