[ILUG] Re: Is dell dying?
dermot at dspsrv.com
Wed Jul 7 17:45:22 IST 2004
On Wed, 7 Jul 2004 15:05:27 +0100, Ken Gilmour <kgilmour at eircom.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 07 Jul 2004 14:57:47 +0100, Ciaran Mac Lochlainn wrote:
> Dermot McGahon wrote:
>>> No. So we've come full circle and the computer industry is doing
>>> just fine.
>>> Recent profit warnings from Intel and other chip manufacturers
>> So is hardware dying then? -)
> A hard disk in one of my PC's died this morning. I put it down to buying
> dell computers. Although the drive was a Maxtor drive, it could quite
> possibly still be Dell's fault. The fact that the drive was 3 years old
> and never knew what it was like not to be working was not the issue with
> it dying, it was because it's a dell component I'm 50% sure it wasn't
Well, hard drives go.
Moving parts and all that.
Dell better not go or Limerick and Bray will lose a very
Not that I'm starting a rumour or anything. They're fine for the
moment, but if they do see cost reasons to move, and the costs
of effecting the move can be taken on, they'll do it.
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