[rescue] comapq or dell??

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Thu Jul 17 15:31:35 CDT 2003

On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Steve Sandau wrote:

> > 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...

Is it an option to buy from a small local shop?  They usually can do big
orders, use standard parts, and will provide a warranty.

Peace...  Sridhar

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