|Tim Allen on 25 Mar 2011 10:47:02 -0700|
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|Re: [PLUG] Quick non-Dell computer quotes?|
I think that one of the things driving your cost up is that 22 inch monitor.
On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 11:51 AM, Randall A Sindlinger
> Hi folks,
> I'd like to get some "real" competitive quotes for a desktop system.
> I already have 3 Dell quotes, all coming in around $1000 (+/- $25),
> and that just seems too dang high for nothing all that special.
> I'm honestly rather tired of Dell's crap, and would like to have a
> real shot at getting a better vendor. This is for life-cycle replacement
> of about 60-ish desktops (for 2 labs and some kiosks).
> I know that, like Dell, other vendors (like HP, IBM, etc) have "special"
> quoting sites where you can get a "better" quote than through the
> regular site. I don't have any accounts on any of them, so I was hoping
> someone might be able to throw a quote together real quick for me.
> I don't need a hard quote, but something a little tighter than a ballpark
> All I want is
> NOT a small form factor (ie, _bigger_ than 13" x 13" x 4")
> Dual-core i5
> 4 GB RAM
> NVidia graphics supporting dual monitor
> DVD/RW optical drive
> 22" Wide-screen monitor
> 3-year hardware NBD warranty
> I don't care about the OS (we'll put linux on it)
> the RAM on video card (256 MB is fine)
> the i5 clock speed
> the hard drive - 100GB is plenty :-)
> the kybd or mouse
> speakers - none or internal is fine
> network - whatever is built-in is fine
> remote out-of-band management
> So, really is it too much to want to get something for around $800?
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