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Prepare for Motherboard Price-Hike

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. hellrazor

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    Oh, and I was gonna get a job and upgrade and everything...... :(

    Well, if RAM is cheap I'll be happy. Hmm.... where are video cards getting made nowadays? Hopefully they don't get too spendy.
     
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    I hope 1155 boards hit before this jacking takes full effect.
     
  3. Frick

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    Meh whatever.
     
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    I'm not worried if I have to wait a small period of time longer to save more nickels and dimes. I too hope for better conditions for the workers that make the products I love.
     
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    I agree with this post. In general, we need to treat the US as a family company. Meaning, if you were running a family owned company, you would try to get as much as your family as possible into the job because A they will be very loyal (for the most part) B you will be keeping the money coming to the family (for the most part).

    Even though prices are really very low already, I honestly wouldn't mind paying another 100 bucks to purchase USA made products. Since it would most likely be even more quality controlled (given unions and regulations) equipment for us.
     
  6. Steevo

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    The same way they treat us a family? Wait, they don't. Large multinational companies pull crap like saying they are based in the US, when all they do is the last 5% of manufacturing or assembly in the US, show commercials that could be anywhere USA to confuse or outright lie to the consumers. When tax time comes around they use every loophole, every semi-illegal thing that the average person would be burned on the stake for and they get praised for it. If they believe they are making too much and might actually have to pay taxes they simply have one of their companies in another country charge more for the goods they are importing to themselves, claim a loss even though their money is safe elsewhere in a interest bearing bank account and then let the US government bail them out with our tax dollars. All while being more efficient and firing more US workers.
     
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    I never said we were there yet, I agree with most you said, but like the poster above me said, show me where I can buy a motherboard made in the us, then I'll buy it. Hard to find since most are manufactured outside thee states.
     
  8. silkstone

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    Intel built a factory here a while ago, i think it's prolly up and running now. Not sure if they are making chips, complete mobo's or a combination.
     
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    SSD's maybe?
     
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    Could well be. Just seems like everyone is outsourcing everything these days in order to keep costs down. However prices only ever go one way :(
     

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