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									                                                                                   Computer Purchase Project 2007
                                                                                                                             By Katie Timmons
                                                                                                                          Computer Business Period 5

  ** = included in original price

                                                                 Sony                                                                              Dell                                                                         Compaq Presario
                                                          VGN-CR290 CTO                                                                       Inspiron 1521                                                                             V6500Z
                                                           www.sony.com                                                                       www.dell.com                                                                            www.hp.com

         System Specs                                         Description                               Cost                                   Description                                      Cost                                  Description                                     Cost
      PACKAGE PRICE                                                                                 $    949.99                                                                             $   699.00                                                                            $   599.99
                                    Intel Core 2 Duo Processor                                                                                                                                           AMD Athlon(TM) 64 X2 Dual-Core
         PROCESSOR                  T5250 (1.5GHz)**                                                              AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology TK-55**                                  Mobile Technology TK-55 (1.8 GHz, 512KB L2 Cache)                             35.00
                                                                                                                1GB Shared Dual Channel
         MEMORY                     2 GB DDR-SDRAM (DDR2-667, 1 GBx2)                                    110.00 DDR2 at 667MHz**                                                                         2GB DDR2 System Memory (2 Dimm)                                              200.00
       DVD-ROM/CD                   SuperMulti DVD±R DL /                                                         CD/DVD writer (DVD+/-RW) +Roxio Creator 9 Premier-Ultimate
    Reader/Writer Combo             DVD±RW / DVD-RAM Drive**                                                      Burn/Authoring                                                                119.00 SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/Rw with Double Layer Support                              25.00
                                    Microsoft Windows Vista                                                       Genuine Windows Vista®                                                                 Genuine Windows
     SYSTEM SOFTWARE                Home Premium**                                                                Home Basic Edition**                                                                   Vista Home Premium                                                            29.00
  APPLICATION SOFTWARE              Microsoft Office 2007 Home/Student                                   145.00 Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007                                          149.00 Mircosoft Office Home and Student 2007                                         149.00
                                    Norton Internet Security 2007                                               McAfee SecurityCenter w/anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, for 36                     Norton Internet Security ™ 2007
      VIRUS SOFTWARE                (2 Year Subscription)                                                 69.99 mos.                                                                             99.00 36 mos.                                                                         89.00
                                    LCD 14.1" WXGA+ (XBRITE-ECO™);                                                                                                                                       15.4" WXGA High-Definition HP
       MONITOR SPECS                widescreen, 1280x800)**                                                       widescreen 15.4" display (1280x800)**                                                  BrightView Widescreen Display (1280 x 800)**
                          Wireless LAN: WLAN 802.11
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Network Port: Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth ($51)
                          a/b/g/n w/Integrated Bluetooth®**
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Wireless Network Card: Verizon Wireless V740 ExpressCard
INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER Wireless PC Card: Verizon Wireless AirCard® 595U USB                                  Wireless Network Card: Dell Wireless 1390 802.11g Mini-Card**                          (Service Activation Required)($189)
            (ISP)         Modem ($129.99)                                                                       Mobile Broadband: Verizon Wireless built-in cellular mobile                            Mobile Broadband: Verizon Wireless built-in cellular mobile
         (Wireless)       Internet: BroadbandAccess for Internet access & email                                 broadband (EVDO Rev A) ($150); 6 mos. America Online Access                            broadband (EVDO Rev A) ($150); 6 mos. America Online Access
       (For One Year)     ($59.99/mo.)                                                                   849.87 Included **                                                                     150.00 Included **                                                                    240.00
                         Notebook: $45.50
WEIGHT FOR SHIPPING COST Wireless PC card: free shipping                                                  45.50 Free Shipping (3-5 Day Delivery)                                                         Free Shipping
                                                                                                                                                                                                       HP Deskjet 6988 Printer: up to 36 ppm black, up to 27 ppm color;
                                    HP Photosmart C4280 All-In-One:                                                                                                                                    direct photo printing (PictBridge cameras only); no memory card
                                    Print/Copy/Scan; up to 30 ppm black, up to 23 ppm color;                    Dell AIO 948: Print/Copy/Scan/Fax; up to 20 ppm black,                                 support; wireless capability; dimensions: 17.7 x 14.5 x 5.7 in., weight:
                                    memory card support; max. of 50 copies;                                     up to 15 ppm color; memory card reader;                                                13.8 lb; supported operating systems: Windows 2000 Pro.; Windows
       PRINTER SPECS                dimensions: 17.09 x 11.42 x 6.38 in., weight: 11.09 lbs               89.99 index proof sheet printing                                                      119.00 XP Home; Windows Vista Ready; Mac OS X v 10.3.9                                 79.99
                                    4 Year Express Ship Service Plan with                                       4 yr. LTD Warranty and At-Home Service ($340); Accidental Damage
                                    Accidental Damage from Handling                                             and LoJack Theft Protection ($119) Free 3GB Online Backup for 1                        Computrace Lojack for Laptops, Four years ($119.99); 3 yr. HP
          WARRANTY                  Protection for Notebooks                                             399.99 yr.**                                                                           459.00 Accidental Damage Protection with Pickup and Return ($289.99)                  409.98
                                                                                                                Battery: 56Whr Lithium Ion (6 Cell)**
                                                                                                                System color: Sunshine Yellow ($25)
                                    Battery: Extended Battery (BPL9) ($50)                                      WebCam: Integrated 2.0M Pixel Webcam ($25)
                                    Mouse: VAIO Optical Mouse ($39.99)                                          Mouse: Logtech V220 Wireless Mouse in Sunshine Yellow ($29)                            Battery: 12 Cell Lithium Ion Battery($49)
                                    Photo Software: Photo Plus, includes Adobe® Photoshop                       Wireless USB: Dell Wireless 355 Bluetooth Internal (2.0 + Enhanced                     Keyboard & Mouse: HP Wireless Keyboard and Mouse ($59.99)
                                    Elements® (Image Editing) and VAIO Media™ (Network File                     Data Rate) ($20); Built-in Wireless USB capability plus Belkin 4-port                  WebCam: HP VGA Webcam for Notebook PCs ($49.99)
                                    Sharing) ($20)                                                              hub ($150)                                                                             Printer Cable: HP Starter Kit for Inkjet Printers and All-In-Ones
       OTHER OPTIONS                Printer Cable: HP Parallel Printer Cable, 6' ($17.99)                127.98 Flash Drive: 1GB JumpDriveFireFly Flash Drive ($19)                             268.00 ($29.99)                                                                       188.97
  2007 Total Cost                                                                                   $ 2,788.31                                                                              $ 2,062.00                                                                            $ 2,045.93
      Average Total Cost            $                                                    2,298.75
    Highest Computer Cost           $                                                    2,788.31
    Lowest Computer Cost            $                                                    2,045.93                                                                                                                         Total Cost Analysis
                                     Total Cost Analysis
           Sony                     $                                                    2,788.31
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Compaq                         Sony
            Dell                    $                                                    2,062.00                                                                                                             Presario                       40%
       Compaq Presario              $                                                    2,045.93                                                                                                              30%

                                                                                                                                            Best Choice                                                                                                   Sony
                                                                                                                       I feel that the best choice would be the Dell Inspiron 1521                                                                        Compaq Presario
                                                                                                                  Notebook. It isn’t the cheapest notebook, but it is the notebook that
                                                                                                                  has the most included items in its original package. The Free                                          Dell
                                                                                                                  Shipping in 3-5 days is also appealing, since I might need the laptop                                  30%
                                                                                                                  last minute. I really liked how simple the customization was online,
                                                                                                                  and I feel that that's a really important aspect to the computer-buying

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