|Joel Uckelman on 14 Nov 2001 00:59:53 -0000|
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|Re: hosers-talk: PCs|
Thus spake "Jon Stewart": > > > I am not accustomed to buying Wintel PCs. I'd like a system which would > run the latest MS OS and Linux, and which is dirt cheap. It certainly > wouldn't be used for multimedia applications. Anyone got any suggestions > beyond the usual suspects (Dell, Gateway, etc.)? > > > > Jon > -- Roll your own. Unless stuff has changed drastically since last time I built a box, there are at least these three advantages: 1. You get to select (and therefore know) exactly what parts are in it. 2. You save a few hundred bucks. 3. As a corollary to 1, you don't pay for crap you don't need/want. -- J.