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Apple desktops, notebooks top PC Magazine\'s survey

updated 02:15 pm EDT, Tue August 10, 2004

Apple lands top honors

Apple received the in both the desktop and notebook categories in PC Magazine's 17th Annual Reader Satisfaction Survey: Apple scored an "8.8 in desktops, significantly better than the industry average of 7.8, and 9.0 for notebooks, also significantly better than the 8.0 average. These scores qualify as excellent on our 1-to-10 scale, earning the company Readers' Choice awards for both categories. At 9.0 for desktops and 9.2 for notebooks, Apple's impressive reliability scores are at least a point higher than the industry averages. Nearly all respondents to our survey who supplied quotes about their Apple desktops found them extremely reliable. Compared with other brands, a much lower percentage of Apple desktop systems needed repairs over the last year."




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  1. hayesk

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Who's surprised?

    Now let's see if people pay attention to them.

  1. boomer0127

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Probably because...

    We'd never say anything about Apple. I support a bunch of macs, and sure there are problems, but none *worth* reporting.

  1. klinux

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    I am surprised

    ...by the lack of biased journalists post.

    Not saying that there are biased people out there but those "not favorable Apple news = biased journalists" comments is just trite.

  1. crayola

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Re: Probably because...

    that thought occured to me as i read the article. we come to mac forums and vent about our mac problems but when the pc world inquires we offer nuthin but praise :P

  1. outZider

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    well, yeah.

    This article even shows, yes, we have problems. On a whole, though, I have fewer problems with my Apples.

  1. HiFiGuy

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Consumer Reports

    Apple was also top-rated for reliability and support (by a wide margin) in the latest Consumer Reports.

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