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So I was wondering why the Envy was more than the macbook air. It is the same size all the way around, and for a color change its like $600. So I thought I was missing something and asked in the live chat..

I asked why the Envy is more running Vista, when OSX is a better OS is more.

The rep told me the MacBook Air has no internal hard drive.


But seriously, give me your opinions because I really thought I was missing something - why is a Voodoo Envy PC with the same spec's $2099 when the MacBook Air is $1799. In my opinion the pricing is set to fail.

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Originally Posted by Vizon View Post
So I was wondering why the Envy was more than the macbook air. It is the same size all the way around, and for a color change its like $600. So I thought I was missing something and asked in the live chat..

I asked why the Envy is more running Vista, when OSX is a better OS is more.

The rep told me the MacBook Air has no internal hard drive.


But seriously, give me your opinions because I really thought I was missing something - why is a Voodoo Envy PC with the same spec's $2099 when the MacBook Air is $1799. In my opinion the pricing is set to fail.
Comon now, you have used the OS for what a week? You can't say its better yet. You know why, because non-Apple computers can't run OS X. That's why there are a lot of Apple haters.

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Comon now, you have used the OS for what a week? You can't say its better yet. You know why, because non-Apple computers can't run OS X. That's why there are a lot of Apple haters.
I new it was better before I bought this when I went to the Apple Store. I've experienced too much Vista that is why I went after a mac. I am still curious how HP plans to jump ahead charging more for something so... nonexclusive.

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Originally Posted by Vizon View Post
I new it was better before I bought this when I went to the Apple Store. I've experienced too much Vista that is why I went after a mac. I am still curious how HP plans to jump ahead charging more for something so... nonexclusive.
It's your opinion, its not fact.

Anyhow, you can say the same thing for the Air, how did they get away with it?

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Voodoo overcharges for all their PC's. It's apparently the look that makes them so expensive.

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Well for one, its made out of carbon fiber. Carbon fiber costs more than aluminum or plastic.

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Well for one, its made out of carbon fiber. Carbon fiber costs more than aluminum or plastic.
For the amount it can't be more than $50.

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You'd be surprised. Carbon fiber really isn't cheap; consider the fact that aerospace industries use it, along with formula race cars, NASA, etc.

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You'd be surprised. Carbon fiber really isn't cheap; consider the fact that aerospace industries use it, along with formula race cars, NASA, etc.
Also take into consideration this is an ultra portable so it won't be using much.

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Originally Posted by Vizon View Post
Also take into consideration this is an ultra portable so it won't be using much.
Take into consideration regardless what its for, the price of the material won't change. The Air cost a lot because it was ultra portable, this one shouldn't be cheaper because the Air is cheaper.

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