[rescue] comapq or dell??

Steve Sandau ssandau at bath.tmac.com
Thu Jul 17 06:40:39 CDT 2003

>>At work, we may have the opportunity/request to buy some hardware to
>>emulate another location's setup. ...
> [snip]

> If it's just a test rig, why pay the premium exacted by any of the "name
> brands?"  I've had no worse luck with stuff built from "white box" parts
> than I have with computers from Dell or Compaq.  The "white box" stuff is
> much more likely to be standard in both form-factor and connections, and
> thus more easily replaceable down the road.

That's normally what I'd do, Shel, but they are requesting that we 
purchase brand-name stuff as a whole unit with warrantee, etc...


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