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What I find strange...
by Laplandsix on Mon 23rd Jun 2003 15:01 UTC

is that everyone is reccomending against buying OEM components. If you think about it for a bit, who buys these OEM components and uses them? Why the PC manufacturers of course! The only people who buy the full retail versions are regular consumers like you and me. So that shiny new Dell with the Nvidia Chipset...Do you think Dell went to best buy and picked up 8,000 retail boxes and installed them? Heck no! They use OEM parts just like any other PC builder. Now, one think that I've conveniently glossed over, is the fact that Dell will indeed support these OEM parts with a longer warranty than you would otherwise get, but I say, if it's good enough for the OEM's in the first place it's good enough for me