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News Asus says No to barebones, Yes to complete PCs

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Da Dego, 1 Aug 2007.

  1. Da Dego

    Da Dego Brett Thomas

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  2. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    Didn't it split into two divisions? Components and Systems? With two distinct names?
     
  3. E.E.L. Ambiense

    E.E.L. Ambiense Acrylic Heretic

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    Personally, part of the fun is building your own. I don't personally care for prebuilt systems, but hey...people will either buy or won't buy. If they aren't going to support the enthusiasts as much down the road and simply offer their polished PCs-in-a-box, there are plenty of other quality companies out there that will step up to the plate. Part of the free-market thing, I suppose.
     
  4. Bauul

    Bauul Sir Bongaminge

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    I know a fair few people who like designing their own systems, but not build them, as they don't have the necessary skills or time. A pre built, pre designed computer though is likely only to appeal to rich people's children who insist on having the best of everything, but don't actually care about it.
     
  5. timmythemonkey

    timmythemonkey Monkeymodder

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    Personally I know a few people who want decent components but the comfort of "support" should something go wrong. (Ignoring my love of DIY systems) I look forward to seeing what ASUS can churn out, hopefully at a competitive price.

    This new venture may explain why Scan are now selling an ASUS bundle containing motherboard and "ASUS branded" DDR3, even though I never heard of ASUS having sold memory before.
     
  6. leexgx

    leexgx CPC hang out zone (i Fix pcs i do )

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    ASUS barebone i get most of the time for my lower end pcs as its alot cheaper to get an asus barebone over getting an Good PSU and quite fan (PSU in them are good, the motherboard uses an onboard 6100 nivida card (the m2n case) has PCI-e 16 slot)
    it cost me 30-50 more if i had to get each part
     
  7. Max Spain

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    As the owner of an Asus barebones laptop, I hope that they don't extend that policy to their notebooks. It's easy to find the parts to build a desktop pc, but laptops are a relative nightmare :wallbash:
     
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