[mythtv-users] The new Acer Aspire X1200 - $459, looks great, could be a combined FE/BE
rpooser at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 04:33:37 UTC 2008
Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Jul 8, 2008, at 9:15 PM, Raphael wrote:
>> Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>>> On Jul 8, 2008, at 8:47 PM, John Drescher wrote:
>>>>> I paid $299 for my Zalman HD-160 (I bought it the day it came out)
>>>>> I've been so happy with it. I was much happier spending the money
>>>>> front and not question if I bought the right case down the line.
>>>> I am not going to argue that these are not good cases because they
>>>> but at these prices I would do much better with a prebuilt system
>>>> costs less than $500 for everything.
>>> Absolutely! I don't mind spending a bunch more money than absolutely
>>> necessary to save me the time of finding the right parts at the best
>>> price, hoping it works, etc. I like having a nice big quiet case. I'm
>>> sure lots of people would prefer a very small quiet case.
>> So you're saying that basically you expect that whatever you buy it's
>> going to be guaranteed perfect as long as you spent lots of money on
>> No need to do research or consider other options that might be
>> better as
>> long as you spend lots of money? That probably isn't what you meant
>> it sounded a bit like it. In my experience more money hasn't simply
>> equaled more appropriate for the application.
> No, what I'm trying to say is that I don't mind spending a bunch more
> money than absolutely necessary to save me the time of finding the
> right parts at the best price, hoping it works, etc. And that means
> that once I find something and know it's going to work, I don't think,
> "This is perfect. Now I'll try to find something cheaper." I think,
> "This is perfect, here's my credit card."
oh ok, got it. You're basically saying once you know you want something
you don't wait around months for it to go on deal or look for something
similar that might be cheaper since that would take extra time basically
repeating the work you just did finding the more expensive thing in the
Makes more sense to me now!
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