The verge scoring system should have one more factor in it -
- Value for money
For example, in Retina Macbook pro 13.3 review, Nilay has said that
IF YOU'RE EXPECTING YOUR INVESTMENT TO LAST A FEW YEARS, LOOK ELSEWHERE
... you’re paying a lot of money for a computer that once again offers a single tantalizing glimpse of the future only to be limited by the realities of the present in almost every other way.
That does say that the purchase is low value for money and if that's taken into account, I think the score for this laptop would be lower that 7.8