Vista Computers Half the Cost of Macs on Average
Many people are eying the ultra-portable bargain notebook market thanks to up-and-comers like Lenovo's IdeaPad S10 and the MSI Wind. Chipmakers like Intel and VIA are struggling to keep up with demand for the bargain machines. However, lost amid the ruckus is an equally significant trend in slightly higher-end model pricing.
Going to Best Buy, Circuit City, or even Target; a plethora of machines from
manufacturers like Dell and HP assault the eyes. Many of these Vista
machines have impressive muscle for modest prices. Take HP -- the average
sale price (ASP) of a notebook with 14.1-inch display, 2GHz processor, 4GB of
RAM and a 320GB hard drive is $699. That kind of machine can not
only replace a desktop, but also meet most users