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How long should a computer last?

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May 07, 2012 10:18PM

10 years

A good computer could last for years, even decades. Most are well made and put together to last a long time. The problem is not how long will the computer last; it's how long before it becomes obsolete. Newer, better computers are being invented and sold all the time. A compute might only be a top of the line, best in it's field for a year or two, before the newer models can do stuff, the older models could never do. Computers made in the 1980s are probably still working today, however computers made in the 1980s can not do as much stuff, as fast as the computers made in 2010.