Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Whee!
- 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.
> On Monday 30 June 2003 17:16 pm, W.K. Vladmir Ward
> > 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
> > A little bit of troubleshooting showed a dead
> > These machines have 550MHz Pentium 3 processors.
> > contacted my Dell service rep for a quote on a
> > replacement CPU.
> > $299.
> > Does $299 sound just a little expensive to
> > Consider that I can buy a 2.8 GHz P4 with a 533
> > for $280.
> > =====
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