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Thursday, June 22nd, 2006, 6:22 am

Linux Buys you More

Cheap computer

Not the actual box. Treat as
placeholder for illustrational purposes.

When you see a great deal, you simply know it! 149.95 dollars will buy you:

  • AMD Duron 2.8 GHz Processor with 800 MHz FSB
  • 180 Gigabyte Hard Drive
  • 256 Megabytes of RAM
  • K7MNF-64 nVidia nForce2 Socket A Motherboard
  • nVidia nForce2 chipset

[...]

The machine will of course run GNU/Linux. It seems too good to be true, so I remain skeptic. Having toyed with the cart feature, it seems to be genuine though. The site statistics (Alexa, Netscraft), as well as some other available products, seem to suggest it is real.

Noteworthy: get Windows and double the cost of the worktstation…

Related item: Expensive Developers, Cheap Hardware

2 Responses to “Linux Buys you More”

  1. Jason Cutting Says:

    My comments to this trend can be seen at http://blog.websterscafe.com. Consider yourself linked to.

  2. Handover Phist Says:

    The Ever Cheapening Device
    Roy Schestoitz writes about an el-cheapo computer ($149 US) for home use. This isn’t a really big shocker or anything but it is noteworthy.

    In North America the price of computers has been pushed into the floor by corporate competition, “there is…

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