Do you want a laptop but has no idea which one to buy? You wouldn’t want to save money and end up buying something you do not enjoy?
How about avoiding buying a substandard system that may land you into challenges?
You know gathering funds to purchase a good one during this global economic recession can take a while (depending on your level of income though).
Not everybody can easily afford to walk into a pc store to pick one without first making some savings for a couple of weeks or even months for it.