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Old 04-15-10, 05:13 PM   #9
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Default Re: A look at new SSDs from Corsair, Kingston, Plextor, and WD

Originally Posted by Bearclaw View Post

We're all enthusiasts. This is what we do, lol.
Yep. I'm afraid this new PC hobby is affecting my hi-fi hobby that I have been deep into since I was a kid. Only bad thing is about the PC hobby is the cost of ownership. As we all know computers DO NOT hold their value. In hi-fi the cost of ownership is much better, unless your talking about CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, AV Receiver, these things do not hold value at all. Speakers and two channel equipment does. I have a pair of speakers that were $15,000 back in 1996, I could still sell them for around $6,000 today. What would a $15k computer from 1996 sell for today? About as much as it cost to take it to the trash.

This is always in the back of my mind when I buy PC components. But man it's fun!
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