Custom desktop gets expensive for me cause it is always like "I could have this video card... Or for $50 more I could get this way better one". That adds up when you do it for multiple components.
Anymore I just have an older MacBook Air and it is perfect for my more casual use now. I use windows 7 through parallels when needed.
It is nice cause I can use it anywhere I am, very easy to carry around, and with Apple TV I can use my HDTV as a monitor wirelessly and easily.
Perfect for me as a casual user. Only need a desktop if you are trying to stay sub $500 or are a power gamer or something IMO.
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