Safer to buy a PowerMac or a PowerBook?

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

  1. onlydroops macrumors member

    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 macrumors 68040


    Oct 24, 2002
    The West Loop

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

    Second, far more upgradeable.
  3. cwedl macrumors 65816


    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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