[geeks] Refurbished PC Components
Michael C. Vergallen
mvergall at telenet.be
Thu Jun 4 15:11:17 CDT 2009
Jon Gilbert wrote:
> My boss is having me put together some mobo/CPU combos for upgrading
> some photo kiosks. He wants me to use refurbished components from
> Evertek.com. Given that these machines see extremely heavy usage and
> the reliability of them is fairly critical, is it really a good idea
> to go with 90-day-warranty refurbs? I don't even understand how a CPU
> can be refurbed. This just seems like a good way to make crash-prone,
> unreliable computers. Am I just being paranoid?
This does not make sence to me unless they need to have a certain
mobo/cpu combo for the software they run,even then is it worth it using
refurbished parts if one can still purchase the parts new.
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