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Linux on netbooks

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 11:10 AM, Eric Chadbourne
<eric.chadbourne-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at> wrote:
> Jarod Wilson wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 10:23 AM, Gordon Marx <gcmarx-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 10:21 AM, Jarod Wilson <jarod-ajLrJawYSntWk0Htik3J/w at> wrote:
>>>> I call bull until you come check out the pairing of my 17" MacBook Pro
>>>> with a 24" LED Apple Cinema Display.
>>> I demand that you normalize to looks per dollar, because Eric didn't
>>> spend $900 on a monitor.
>> Neither did I. It was only $600[*], and worth EVERY PENNY. I've got a
>> couple of other 20" and 22" LCD here in the office. They all SUCK
>> horribly compared to the Apple display. The visual clarity and
>> brightness blows everything else away, which is well worth it to me,
>> given I sit in front of the thing for so many hours each week.
>> [*]
>> when available
> My monitor cost less than $150. ?Compaq 20" wide screen. ?Looks fine.
> My eyes do not strain.

My eyes weren't exactly strained using my similarly priced and sized
widescreens, and they look fine too. But I have a ~6mo old 22"
ViewSonic literally right next to the Apple display, and while its
solid, it looks pretty crappy in a direct side-by-side comparison.

Jarod Wilson
jarod-ajLrJawYSntWk0Htik3J/w at

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