Originally Posted by anettis
This is a lame statement. I am quite sure many XPS owners are simply successful individuals, such as me, who like to own the best. And some of us probably found such a good deal that our GEN 2's did not run that much more than a i9300. I personally stacked 33% off, 12% off, 2% off, free shipping, and $100 mail in rebate when purchasing mine.
Considering I also sold my i8600 for $1500 on eBay and my XPS GEN 2 is a business tax write-off - the real cost of upgrading from my i8600 to a fully loaded XPS GEN 2 was low.