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Whats a Desktop Deal:

There are many factors you need to take into account in order to make something a deal. Manufacturer, Product line, Specs and warranty are usually what to look at when figuring that out. You need to consider prices as well, sometimes you get a price so hot that it doesn't matter what company it is.

Generally speaking here are the guidelines for Intel processors:

i3 3rd Gen processor - Under $300 is usually a hot deal, Under $350 is decent
i5 3rd Gen Processor - Under $400 is a Usually a Hot Deal
i7 3rd Gen Processor - Under $600 is a Usually Hot Deal

to be continued....

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #75 on: October 25, 2012, 07:33:52 PM »
Does it come with a monitor? How much do monitors cost ?

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #76 on: October 25, 2012, 07:43:23 PM »
Doesn't come with a monitor. I have Dell 23" HD monitors for $125 each though

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #77 on: October 25, 2012, 07:59:31 PM »
So what do u say is it worth it? Or wait it out?
I am also not familiar with Lenova is it much different then HP OR Dell?

I am also in no rush i could wait.

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #78 on: October 25, 2012, 09:48:50 PM »
look it's not the deal of the century, you can get this price pretty often - but its still lower than the regular price. is it a deal -  yes, is it a price mistake - def not

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« Reply #79 on: October 25, 2012, 11:35:42 PM »
Ok tx...it only has a 1 yr warranty. I think I Would prefer like a 3 yr...so we Will wait! Tx again

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #80 on: October 26, 2012, 12:06:40 AM »
you can add extra warranty @newegg for fairly cheap

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« Reply #81 on: October 26, 2012, 12:18:21 AM »
you can add extra warranty @newegg for fairly cheap
$80 for two years which is really only one because the second year is covered by amex anyways, as opposed to an optiplex which comes with 3+1
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« Reply #82 on: October 26, 2012, 12:18:44 AM »
When will this deal expire?
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« Reply #83 on: November 05, 2012, 09:08:20 AM »
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/24540
Thoughts? Nice specs but a tad on the expensive side, no?
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« Reply #84 on: November 05, 2012, 09:27:55 AM »
its basically the standard price right now for optiplex. Pros are 3yr warranty (and it extends on the screen as well - because its part of the package). Cons small hard drive, a lkttleexpensive

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« Reply #85 on: November 07, 2012, 02:15:51 PM »
I'm looking for a new desktop for work.  I need 4GB RAM and windows 7 32-bit.  Hard drive space isnt really an issue.  I would like 2 VGA ports, but thats not a big deal.   Anyone know where I can find something like this for a price around $500 or less?
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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #86 on: November 07, 2012, 04:57:24 PM »
Got this for $529 total using this coupon "F5T?SMKGBS7RDB"

Dell OptiPlex 7010 Desktop

 Home Premium, No Media, 64-bit, English
3rd Gen Intel Core i5-3470 (6M, 3.2GHz w/HD2500 Graphics)
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Intel Integrated Graphics,W/O
3 Year Basic Hardware Service with 3 Year NBD Limited Onsite Service After Remote Diagnosis
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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #87 on: November 07, 2012, 05:30:06 PM »
What is the regular price?

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #88 on: November 07, 2012, 06:19:08 PM »
can you provide a link?

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #89 on: November 07, 2012, 06:25:15 PM »
never mind, I found it.  That coupon only applies to deals above $699 so you have to build a computer above $699.