My seven year-old AMDK6 1.3GHz with 1G of RAM and 80G main HDD (second 320G HDD) just stopped working.
Actually, it’s the main HDD that died.
So now the question is: Do I get a new HDD for 200$ 80$, and reinstall XP (my computer is too old for Vista) and basically spend a few days trying to prolong it’s useful life – which would be much easier achieved by installing Ubuntu like I planned on doing about a month ago – do I get a new Windows-based computer for about 1500$ 1000$ or do I finally get a Mac for 2500?
Here’s another option: Do I live without a home computer for a bit?
And as a corollary: what will I do with all the extra space? 😉
In other less gloomy news today marks my parent’s 38th wedding anniversary.
EDIT: I adjusted some of the prices I quoted originally.