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LXer: Building a Low Cost Linux Desktop Computer

Aug 12, 2004, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)

[ Thanks to Sam Hiser for this link. ]

"Recently, I tested a low-end white box Linux computer. The test system had the same specifications as the Microtel Model SYSWM8001 from Walmart. The system, the GQ 3091 from Fry's Electronics sells for approximately the same price as the Walmart special, $299.

"I decided to go with the Fry's system because I could by it locally. I did find the GQ 3091 on eBay, new in the box for less than $200 and placed a bid on the lot. I lost at the last second. That was fortunate because I found it on sale at the local Fry's for $179..."

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