Re: No-CD Hacks: Another casualty of the shift to consoles??
"Quaestor" <[email protected]> wrote in message
James Garvin wrote:
The Dells seem to have a better hardware config for Win2k/XP, plus out of
the box they come with decent hardware (although the onboard sound is
Or you can learn something about hardware, buy the best parts, and build a
far better machine for less money, something you can change as things
progress, something you won't need to throw away in 12 months.
He is talking about office computers.
No IT Admin/Support person in his right mind would pre buy components to
build PC's for an office. Unfortunately the big producers have a good source
of income there.
Agreed. Dell, Gateway, and the whitebox folks (e-machines et al) really
make some serious money off of corps buying hundreds of boxes at a time.
On that note. I can't say that I haven't seen building boxes in house
being done. Hell, I've even hand built over 100 machines before, BUT
this was in the early/mid 90's and the savings were enormous! Now, it
is far cheaper just to by the box system from the manufacturer.