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  • W.K. Vladmir Ward
    I wasn t quoting any repair, only the part. Time to use my ace in the sleeve... ... ===== Don t you think that you need somebody?Don t you think that you need
    Message 1 of 8 , Jul 1, 2003
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      I wasn't quoting any repair, only the part. Time to
      use my ace in the sleeve...

      --- "J.C. Wren" <jcwren@...> wrote:
      > Hi? Yes. Unreasonable? No. Consider that for
      > that price they're going to
      > fix anything that's wrong with it. Likely they
      > don't have stock on these
      > parts anymore, and what stock they do have, you're
      > using up (cost based on
      > rarity). Consider the labot time to repair. It may
      > go quickly, tech has it
      > fixed in half an hour. Or it could take him 6. I
      > believe that cost covers
      > shipping back to you, so there's $30-$40. On top of
      > the repair, it has to be
      > recycled through burn-in and testing.
      >
      > Just 'cause it's old doesn't mean it's cheaper to
      > repair. In fact, if
      > anything, that's likely to drive the cost up.
      >
      > --John
      >
      > On Monday 30 June 2003 17:16 pm, W.K. Vladmir Ward
      > wrote:
      > > I'm loving Dell more and more each day.
      > >
      > > A user here had a dead machine this morning.
      > These are
      > > about 3 1/2 years old already, so it's
      > understandable.
      > > A little bit of troubleshooting showed a dead
      > CPU.
      > >
      > > These machines have 550MHz Pentium 3 processors.
      > I
      > > contacted my Dell service rep for a quote on a
      > > replacement CPU.
      > >
      > > $299.
      > >
      > > Does $299 sound just a little expensive to
      > anyone?
      > > Consider that I can buy a 2.8 GHz P4 with a 533
      > FSB...
      > > for $280.
      > >
      > > =====
      > > "Don't you think that you need somebody?Don't you
      > think that you need
      > > someone?Everybody needs somebodyYou're not the
      > only one."- Guns N' Roses,
      > > "November Rain"
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