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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 8th Gen processor - Under $300 is usually a hot deal, Under $350 is decent
i5 8th Gen Processor - Under $400 is a Usually a Hot Deal
i7 8th Gen Processor - Under $600 is a Usually Hot Deal

to be continued....

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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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Re: Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« 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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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #82 on: October 26, 2012, 12:18:44 AM »
When will this deal expire?
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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« 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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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« 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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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« 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)
Microsoft® Office Trial
4GB, NON-ECC, 1600MHZ DDR3,1DIMM
16X DVD-ROM SATA
250GB 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s with 8MB DataBurst Cache™
Intel Integrated Graphics,W/O
3 Year Basic Hardware Service with 3 Year NBD Limited Onsite Service After Remote Diagnosis
Dell KB212-B USB 104 Quiet Key Keyboard,English
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OptiPlex 7010 Desktop w/ Standard Power Supply
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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.

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #90 on: November 07, 2012, 06:52:22 PM »
So Dh recovery what is yr take?

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #91 on: November 07, 2012, 10:25:11 PM »
This has been the regular price for the optiplex pretty much since it came out so it's not an amazing deal, that being said the optiplex machines are generally considered solid business machines backed by a fantastic dell business 3 year warranty.
If you like the specs and they are within your budget - go for it

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #92 on: November 07, 2012, 11:47:18 PM »
Tx..this does not come with a monitor, correct?

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« Reply #94 on: November 13, 2012, 10:55:35 PM »
So after 7 years my desktop is gone.  I'm searching for a computer for a home office, to run basic programs- Office, Quickbooks, and the like. 
Don't need any of the accessories.  Any recommendations? Good deals out there? 

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Re: ISO New Computer
« Reply #95 on: November 13, 2012, 10:59:04 PM »

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #96 on: November 14, 2012, 05:33:47 PM »
Fujitsu ESPRIMO E710-E90 (XBUY E710 E90+ I53470) Desktop PC - $479!

Intel Core i5 3470(3.20GHz)

4GB DDR3

500GB HDD Capacity

Intel HD Graphics 2500

Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit

3 Year Warranty


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883257004&Tpk=N82E16883257004&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&AID=10440897&PID=404255&SID=281262

These are pretty good specs for a solid business machine - especialyy the 3yr warranty and win 7 pro

 

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #97 on: November 14, 2012, 07:47:52 PM »
Is this a good company? If any issues/warranty?

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #98 on: November 14, 2012, 08:01:01 PM »
Good company - they aren't really known for desktops - but they make good products.

Never tried their tech/warranty support

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #99 on: November 14, 2012, 08:21:15 PM »
if i am in no hurry, would u recommend waiting till cyber Monday?  or buy this one? Thanks so much for all of yr advice.