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Friday, 29 February 2008 12:22

Microsoft's Vista price cuts: less than meets the eye

By Joel Hruska | Published: February 29, 2008 - 12:05PM CT
ArsTechnica

One of the many recurring complaints about Windows Vista has been its price. OEM versions of the OS are comparatively cheap, and range from $109.99 (Home Premium) to $189.99 (Ultimate) at Newegg. Full retail versions, however, are vastly more expensive. The retail version of Windows Home Basic (the lowest tier on the Vista ladder) sells for $170.49 at Amazon, while Vista Ultimate goes for $329.99. More than a year after Vista's launch, Microsoft has come to the conclusion that these prices might be a tad steep, and is planning to cut the retail price of the various OS flavors.   [Comments...]

 

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