DailyTech Poll Discussion
Do You Want an Ultrabook/Ultrathin Laptop?
January 15, 2012 2:52 PM
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Do you think ultrabooks are the next great thing or just a bunch of hype. Let us know your thoughts!
Are you interested in buying an ultrathin/ultrabook?
Yes, I want to buy an Intel Ivy Bridge ultrabook -- even if I have to pay a bit more, the fast CPU is worth it! (613 votes)
Yes, I want a $500 Trinity ultrathin -- the graphics sound good and the price sounds better! (1,218 votes)
Maybe, but only if those Windows 8 ARM ultrathins appear. (171 votes)
No I'm not upgrading this year, but next upgrade I might buy one. (493 votes)
No way, ultrabooks are a bunch of empty hype! (1,027 votes)
3,522 total votes
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1/17/2012 3:16:39 PM
Since all the options make me feel stupid except the $500 one, I can only guess that this "survey" was paid for by AMD or one of their supporters.
Personally I would have taken the "No, I need more power and options then an Ultraportable can provide."
In fact, just yesterday I almost grabbed $2000 so I could find a really nice laptop to replace the lame one work makes me use. It isn't bad, I just need at least 4 cores, 8GB RAM, and a 1080p monitor if I am going to be doing software engineering at the level they want.
Then I realized I don't need to spend that kind of money on a laptop when I can get better in a desktop for $1000, and I lost interest.
And that is my story :P
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