Author Topic: Doing another build.  (Read 1093 times)

speedy_2

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Doing another build.
« on: May 03, 2011, 12:56:00 PM »
Haven't done one in awhile.  Business has been SLOW except for repairs.

Local Auto shop in town wants a desktop for their shop.  Gonna be running ALL DATA and have internet for looking up parts.  Nothing really more demanding than that.

Was gonna jump on todays shellshocker over at newegg, but I wanted to look through each piece but don't have the time.

Athlon II X4, 4GB DDR3, 1TB HDD, Case, cooler, for $279.99.  Savings of $56, so I'm not too bummed about missing it.

Anyway, Budget will be around $400 with a monitor.  Just thought I would get some of your ideas. 

I've also been thinking about buying used parts from maybe Anandtech.  I would still offer a warranty and tech support for a year like I do on all my builds, but I'm thinking I could stretch the customers dollar and maybe make some more on my end.  Since, I'm usually building PC's at cost of parts + $100 labor. 

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Re: Doing another build.
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2011, 06:42:42 PM »
Just tell them to buy a Dell and call it good. The profit margins on a machine at that price point is absolutely marginal, so there's not much point in doing a custom-built setup.

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