Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 27th Apr 2007 07:15 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems It's been 12 years since I got my first PC. Back then, it came with a 14" 800x600 CRT monitor. But times change. Now, for just $250 you can get a 22" LCD monitor with a 1680x1050 resolution! were very kind to send us one of their LCD monitors, the Viewsonic VX2235wm, for a review. We tested the monitor under Windows, Linux and the Mac and here is what we found.
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RE[3]: I hate to be european
by rft183 on Fri 27th Apr 2007 15:23 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: I hate to be european"
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As for taxes not being included in the US price, most US states "require" that you pay tax on items that you've ordered online. My local sales tax is 9%, which would bring the $599 PS3 price up to $652.91.

You still pay more, I'll admit, and what's more, the taxes (on the online orders) are more of an "honor system" than anything, so I don't know anyone who pays them.

[edit] If you buy locally, you have to pay the tax.

Edited 2007-04-27 15:25

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RE[4]: I hate to be european
by mat69 on Fri 27th Apr 2007 17:19 in reply to "RE[3]: I hate to be european"
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That is why I subtracted the VAT in my example, so that you can easily compare prices without VAT.
So I divided the price of by 1,19 as this is the German VAT.

Edited 2007-04-27 17:21

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