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Like the rest of you, though, I want the ultimate pre-pro that won't require replacement
I don't mind getting a new pre-pro now, and replacing it in three years,
if both of them are NEAR state-of-the-art, since I can be pretty sure
the one in 3 years will be better than an upgraded 3 year old pre-pro.
Heck, it would probably be less expensive to go this route as well.
The "ultimate" pre-pro's that "promise" the future cost too much and
honestly, nobody can know what the state-of-the-art will be in
Buying a NEAR state-of-the-art pre-pro every 3 years will probably
be more state-of-the-art over the long term, and cost less,
than buying a so-called "ultimate" one today and then buying
upgrade after upgrade, to a once "ultimate" but inevitably
To me, buying a pre-pro with the expectation that it will
be upgraded to stay state-of-the-art over the next ten years
is a little like buying a new PC with same expectation.
Just my $0.02
[This message has been edited by Will (edited 03-17-2001).]