Searching for CPU
simon at sibern.com.au
Thu May 9 09:54:49 EST 2002
Wow. I must admit that I wouldn't shop at Renew unless there was nowhere
else to go as they haven't been very good to me but I must say that it
looks like they treated you even better than me.
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On 9/05/02, 9:25:01 AM, Ben.Westgarth at facs.gov.au wrote regarding Re:
Searching for CPU:
> I can recommend against going through Renew computers unless no there are
> other viable avenues. They are overpriced, completely unwilling to
> listen to reason, and you will get better warranties from the market
> you do have to visit them, make sure you don't mention that you are a
> or they will void the insignificant warranty they do give (I'm not
> Can't say anything either way about lanyon computers.
> Cheers, Ben Westgarth
> mpainf at tpg.com.au on 09/05/2002 09:09:24
> To: jepri at webone.com.au, linux at samba.org
> cc: (bcc: Ben Westgarth/User/FaCS)
> Subject: Re: Searching for CPU
> > Does anyone know of a place that sells older CPUs? I am looking
> for a
> > K6-2/400 AFQ or similar chip to go into a laptop. If anyone has
> > similar desktop CPUs I'd be interested in giving one a try instead
> One place is Lanyon Computers at
> <http://www.lanyoncomputers.com.au>. They currently have an AMD K6-
> 2/450 for $98.00 listed on their web site. Another possibility might
> be Renew Computers <http://www.renew.com.au> although their web site
> does not list a lot of older stuff and it appears they deal in more
> than just computers. Another possibility, is to go to the markets -
> there are a lot of second hand stalls there now.
> Usual disclaimer: never dealt with either of this companies, so use
> at your own risk. Just know they exist here in Canberra and they
> sell older equipment.
> Mark P.
> .sig - TBA
> CBR AU
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