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T41 Pricing?

Question: T41 Pricing?

Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone knows how much (retail) the T41 was when first released? Also when it was released? i need the info for an insurance claim and for the life of me I can't remember. Thanks,

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Answer: T41 Pricing?

Try looking it up on CNET.

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Question: XP Pricing...

Why can you go to google and search for microsoft xp pro and find it for anywhere from 50-199 bucks a copy. Are the cheap people out there really selling legit copies of this software?
For instance...

http://www.buy-oem-cd.com/?pid=350&c...&page=winxppro

http://directdepot2u.com/item.asp?PID=671


That is just a taste there are lots of sites that are very similar.

Answer:XP Pricing...

It's possible that they never updated their lists after price drops. I'd buy it from a store though. If I'm not mistaking XP Pro at a store is $100. And home is $50 I think.

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Question: Ram Pricing ?

Im just wondering why these two sticks of ram are so different
in price. They are both the same except for a difference of 512
megs but the price differs by $150. Im just curious.........


http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...144-202&depa=0
kingtson 512MB===$55.01



http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...141-429&depa=0
Kingston 1GB===$206

Answer:Ram Pricing ?

First of all, this is computers. The more you have, the more expensive it'll get per increase. The bigger you get, the price increases exponentionally. Like of couse 1gig will not be double the price of 512, cauze then under the same logic i'd go buy 2gb ram for 4x the price of 512. But wait, 256 mb, is cheaper, so why don't i just buy 2 gigs of ram for 8x w/e 256 mb cost?

Anyways, that won't make up for 100% of the cost. I think that the qualitiy of the ram varies. So the 1 gig of ram is higher qulity than the 512 ram.

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Question: Win 7 OEM Pricing

So has anyone heard when MS is going to announce the pricing on OEM versions of Win 7?
 

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Question: Pricing...

Does anyone have any pricing on the Intel Pentium D processors? Thanks

Answer:Pricing...

uh go to newegg, go to processors, and type in "pentium D" for the search

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Question: Pricing?

I'm wanting to sell my XFX GTS 250 1GB DDR3 graphics card. How much could I get for it?

- Been used for approx 1.5 years.
- Never been in for repairs.
 

Answer:Pricing?

25 dollars considering you can get a brand new GTX 260 for 99 bucks.
 

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Question: AMD Pricing

Saw this over at the Inquirer, thought it was quite interesting, would grab a box CPU if I could. Pricing for OEM vs. Box is WAY off.

AMD Pricing article
 

Answer:AMD Pricing

I would go box if the cost wasnt more than 25.00. If it is more than I would go OEM and take my chances.
 

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This is getting crazy. We are less than 6 weeks from D-Day (Oct. 26) and we do not have pricing on a single Windows 8 device. This was not a big deal on past Windows launches as price were expected to stay the same because the products were mostly the same. But with Windows 8 we are expecting one new product category (ARM devices) and two greatly expanded product lines (Hi power Core iX series tablets/convertables and low power Atom/AMD powered tablets/convetables). We are so close to launch date that companies will have had to roll into production mode already for launch devices in order to build up an inventory and get devices shipped to their destination stores. The Best Buys and Amazons and the like will have already placed orders for launch devices, and would have needed to know MSRP to make ordering desicions. So why keep the consumer in the dark? Why not make some announcements and let the marketing machine begin to build up some hype. There are a large number of people that don't follow technology news that that don't even know a new version of Windows is about to launch.

Answer:Can we get some pricing already?

To drive us wild with expectation and frustration...you are just one more victim or casualty
:D

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Question: Pricing up a Job

If you are just starting out and dont know much about pricing a job, how do you get a good figure a client, and you are happy with??

for example...

networking 6 machines in 6 different rooms to a hub then router to allow internet access.
settting up 6 logins and a small file server.

is there anywhere that gives a guide or indication of charging prices for general contract jobs?
 

Answer:Pricing up a Job

I think pricing depends on alot of things.

1. The Area, where I live I charge $30.00 per hour, people think that's alot around here but if I was in Denver charging the same people would think that was cheap.

2. Experience, when I get a new tech on my staff we don't charge as much on his jobs because it's kind of a given that he is going to have some problems at first. After a month or 2 of doing work we raise him up to the standard rate. I don't feel it's fair to make the customer pay the same rate to have somebody who's new to the business. Either cut the rate or charge them for less time than it actually took.

Networking machines can sometimes be hard, if pulling the cable is going to be a pain in the ass then I usually charge more than if they have say a drop ceiling through the whole building or raised floor.

First I figure out what materials I would need, price them out, walk the cable run's and get a general idea of how much cable I need. If the machines are all the same and an Operating System that I know shouldn't give me much trouble (Windows 2000 and up). Depending on what all they need on the file server. Usually I figure 2 to 5 hours to configure a basic server, get all the hardware, software configured, add users, setup shares. Sure it usually doesn't always take that long but I would rather bid a little high and come in low as opposed to having to go back and charge more...customers really dont' like that.
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Hello, I was researching RAM for a build I am planning to buy this Black Friday (Can't wait ) and I noticed that I found some really cheap RAM and I don't know if this is a unreliable pos, or if this is a genuinely good find.

I know that lower CAS latency, higher frequency, and if you want your computer to run cooler, a lower voltage will make for nice ram.

This is the RAM I came across:
Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model BLS2KIT4G3D1609DS1S00

For the most part (85%) of the reviews are 5 eggs, and it is $10 off with a promo code. Is there any reason I shouldn't buy these?

Also, I am going to be getting the Sabertooth Z77 motherboard and an i7 3770 and I was curious if anyone could tell me if this RAM is compatible with my planned setup.

Answer:Curious about RAM pricing...

Well depends on what you are going to use for the new build but the other RAM looks ok for what you have now.

Oh meant to mention if you idn't now turn of the defrag you don't need it with the SSD. Plus take a look at this if you already haven't - more speed.

Optimize Windows 7[2]=Performance Maintenance

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Question: Software pricing

Why does the price change when you go to the web site to download? An example is DSL 3.9 which is listed as $15 and the web site says $24.95.
 

Answer:Software pricing

Retailers can change their prices to what they like, providing they cover the buy-in costs and make profit on it.

The RRP (recommended retail price) is just a guideline for retailers to follow.
 

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I am in the process of looking for a paid for OEM for 10 Pro as I want to keep my 7 Pro key and buying one of those is just as expensive according to my local dealer - $209 + p&p which is pretty good.

Now I am also thinking at the same time what sort of mark up these dealers make over what they but the software in for resale as soem EBay sellers for example (not that I would buy from them) are offering the key but no DVD for s little as $120. So in my mind making say even a 25% mark up on what sellers pay Microsoft for what exactly do Microsoft produce their software for??

Answer:Just wondering re pricing

It probably depends upon how many OEM licenses they purchase at one time, but I don't know for sure. It violates Microsoft licensing agreement to use OEM system builders licenses for personal use on computers that you are not building to sell (except for Windows 8.0).

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Question: Bomgar pricing

Anyone purchased one of these lately virtual or psychical?

I have no real interest in calling them and get bombarded with return sales calls
 

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Question: Computer Pricing

ok, i recently just bought a bunch of computer parts, including the Asus K8N-E Deluxe motherboard, an Athlon 64 3000+ processor, an additional 256mb PC2700 RAM, and a GeForce 6600GT video card. ummm...i spent too much money and now i need to pay the bill but i really don't have the money. Therefore, i'm trying to see if anyone is interested in buying this computer. I can't afford it and most of the parts are new. i've only had the parts for less than a month. here are my computers stats:
-Asus K8N-E Deluxe Motherboard
-Athlon 64 3000+ processor
-640mb PC2700 RAM
-GeForce 6600GT video card (AGP)
-2 CD-RW Drives
-400W Power Supply
-Window xp Pro
-Microsoft Office Professional 2003
I want to sell this computer but i'm really just not sure what a good price to sell it for would be. it seems today everyone could get an emachines with the same stats as mine for the just the cost of the new video card lol. I just need help with the pricing. I would have put this thread in the buy/sell forum if i wanted to sell it online but i'll probably put this on ebay but i just want to know what would be a good price to sell it for. let me know by posting here or emailing me at [email protected]

Answer:Computer Pricing

i would buy it for at least 700-800
the mobo is at least 130?
the cpu is around 150
video card is around 200

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Question: Pricing proposals

I have a client that is in need of some upgrades with the current system that they are working with. This client has recently discovered a virus that has created some problems with his programs. His current environment consists of 4 personal computers with internet capabilities on 2 pc's, 1 scanner, 1 laser jet printer, 1 cadjet 2 plotter, and 1 hub for networking, windows 98, and microsoft office 97. I will provide for this client a backup tape unit for offsite storage. Anti-virus software for all computers, personal firewall for small business, windows 2000 for all pc's, and microsoft office 2000 for all pc's internet capabilities for all pc's. When providing this type of service for a client, what would you charge a client and how do you arrive at a fair price for your client. As you can tell I am fairly new at providing services for clients and if I do a decent job for this client it could lead to other opportunities for me.
 

Answer:Pricing proposals

How long is a piece of string?

You should be thinking in terms of % markup on the hardware and software that you are supplying, and as its a lot you can afford to take less % than if it was just a couple of items.

On labour you need to set your hourly rate, then either go with that and give an estimate of the time to the client, (always over-estimate so that when it takes less time the client is happy) or work it out and give a fixed price to the client for a set number of works/jobs.

Make it clear that the set price is for the works specified, and if they add anything else its extra on top at your hourly rate. Otherwise you can come a cropper, as I have never been to a client site yet where they haven't said "Oh, while you are here, can you just...." which will really upset things on a fixed price contract.

Hope that gives you food for thought.
 

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Question: NOD32 pricing

well I'm looking to make the jump from Computer Associates to NOD32, I just requested pricing for Enterprise antivirus, does anyone know what the ballpark for 100 users, including servers is running nowadays?

thanks
 

Answer:NOD32 pricing

Yup. Gold partner...PM if want details.
Any Mail servers in the mix?
 

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Question: Vista Pricing

According to this link you should be able to pick up and OEM copy of Windows Vista for around $60. Hmm. Anyone else have any ideas on Vista's pricing?
http://www.vistaknowledge.com/news/...pect_vista_to_cost_significantly_less_than_xp
 

Answer:Vista Pricing

I read an article online states that utlimate version is about $450 US
 

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I have a client who is looking for between 50-100 off-lease (used) LCD monitors for export in decent condition (minor scratches on case/base OK but screens in good condition).

Having never shopped for such a large quantity before, I'm curious if anyone has experience on what decent wholesale pricing should be. As of now, the lowest I've found for a bulk (50+) order of 19" screens is about $60 each - not that great a deal since I can buy new-in-box 19" units (entry level HP or Dell) in the $90-$100 per unit range.

There are plenty of recycling/used PC vendors in the area - I'm curious if anyone has any pricing experience or negotiating tips for getting a better deal.

(If I buy this quantity, I will test every monitor, verify the power supply is compatible with 220/240 volt use and get a LARGE cash deposit from the client prior to purchasing. )

Thanks in advance for any help or ideas.
 

Answer:Used LCD monitor pricing?

All depends of the quality of the screens,if they are budget screens for offices or schools I'd shoot lower than $60,ATM that translates into about £40 each over here which is pretty expensive for junk:-D

I'd half the new price twice, about $100 to $50 then half again for bulk so about $30.Most of these whole sale places pick them up for next to nothing from businesses and schools so you can really barter with them,they will usually still make money whatever they sell them for the $60 is BS they know you will knock them down a sheetload.

As for bartering tell them they are junk:-D Remind the guy about the lifespan of the backlight, criticise their storage.Speak to them in person Don't act like you want to buy them,start at $20,lie and say your shopping around for the cheapest deal but don't tell him the price you want beaten when he asks say you rather not say but you'v had multiple offers cheaper than he just said.Pretend your still deciding whether it will be economical to buy them or not.

"Its not gonna be worth me going this route at that price."

Remember your not out shopping for monitors your out seeing if you should be shopping for monitors The further he thinks you are away from buying the more he will bend.

Most of all be light hearted and not serious,jovial. Its much easier say things and get away with them if you laugh after you've said it,people drop their guard when they are happy and having a good time so a... Read more

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okay I dont know that much about this stuff. I want to eventually build a computer and I want to know, will vista be as good as XP is soon and be able to run more programs, or is it better just to get xp, and about how much does xp cost?

Answer:pricing and about vista

Quoteand about how much does xp cost?Cheaper (and more stable) than Vista.

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Hi,

I have seen loads of stories since Microsoft announced the pricing for Windows 7 last week and I've read several stories that seem to conflict with each other. The main conflict seem to be over the "No upgrade in Europe" thing. I currently have a machine running Windows 7 RC that was originally a Vista PC.

Can some explain to me what the options (e.g. what price) will be to upgrade this computer Windows 7 Home Premium once the full version is released in October.

Also, apart from that, will I be able to "in place" upgrade from Windows 7 RC to Windows 7 release? (e.g. upgrade instead of wipe and install???)

Thanks.

Andrew.

Answer:Upgrading and pricing

All your question are addressed (multiple times, I might add ) here --> For everyone concerned about buying the upgrade disk

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Alright guys, as some of you may know, I finally got my new computer.It's great and all, but it's not good enough to run GTA: IV. And I want to run GTA IV on my PC without lag.So I need an upgrade.Below I'll post the recommended requirements from the "Can you run it" site.The site analyzes your computer specs and compares to the games minimum and recommended. CPU  Recommended: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4GHz, AMD Phenom X3 2.1GHz  You Have: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.06GHz     Upgrade Suggested: Unfortunately, your CPU does not meet this requirement. Click here to see some recommendations.     CPU Speed  Recommended: 2.4 GHz  You Have: 3.05 GHz     PASS     RAM  Recommended: 2 GB (Windows XP) 2.5 GB (Windows Vista)  You Have: 1023.5 MB     Upgrade Suggested: Unfortunately, your RAM does not meet this requirement. Click here to see some recommendations.     OS  Recommended: Windows Vista - Service Pack 1 / XP - Service Pack 3 / Windows 7  You Have: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3 (build 2600)     PASS     Video Card  Recommended: 512MB NVIDIA 8600+ / 512MB ATI 3870+  You Have: GeForce 6200     Upgrade Suggested: Unfortunately, your Video Card does not meet this requirement. Click here to see some recommendations.  Features: Recommended attributes of your ... Read more

Answer:Pricing for an upgrade?

 Upgrade Suggested: Unfortunately, your Video Card does not meet this requirementwhich means get a better graphics card....above the one stated for starters

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How much US dollars is Windows 10 64-bit Pro and Windows 10 64-bit Home?

Answer:Just a question about pricing

Windows 10 Home $119.99: Windows 10 Home: Upgrade or Purchase - Microsoft StoreWindows 10 Pro $199.99: Windows 10 Pro: Upgrade or Purchase - Microsoft Store

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I am in the process of looking for a paid for OEM for 10 Pro as I want to keep my 7 Pro key and buying one of those is just as expensive according to my local dealer - $209 + p&p which is pretty good.

Now I am also thinking at the same time what sort of mark up these dealers make over what they but the software in for resale as soem EBay sellers for example (not that I would buy from them) are offering the key but no DVD for s little as $120. So in my mind making say even a 25% mark up on what sellers pay Microsoft for what exactly do Microsoft produce their software for??

Answer:Just wondering re pricing

It probably depends upon how many OEM licenses they purchase at one time, but I don't know for sure. It violates Microsoft licensing agreement to use OEM system builders licenses for personal use on computers that you are not building to sell (except for Windows 8.0).

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Question: BT Pricing Policy

I have had line rental from BT on the same number for over 20 years and BT has been my ISP since the days when dial-up was the only option. I have had broadband from them since the maximum speed available was 512kbs. Because this has happened gradually over the years, my broadband (option 2) is being charged as if it were a stand-alone service at £20.50 per month, whereas (ignoring introductory offers) a new customer taking the same services as I have would pay £18 per month for the broadband. I am about to take the issue up with BT, but was wondering whether anyone else had been in the same situation and what the result was.

Answer:BT Pricing Policy

They are open on the phone to haggling, or it seems like it at the time!
Heavy hint that if they cannot do better you will move elsewhere.
The best you can hope for is one of their bargain contracts which must last a year to avoid penalties. I asked for another £3 less per month (nearly a year ago). No they couldn't do that but would give me a £36 discount at the start.
I still feel like someone who has "missed the boat" but I'm not sure quite how.
The service has been good and snag free. If you haven't had a shiney Home Hub yet, you will have one thrown in. "No" I couldn't have another chunk off instead of a second hub. They still sent me another hub anyway!

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Question: 4GB memory pricing

The configurator for the W520 shows a delta price of $160 to add 4gb of memory to the base 4gb. The price of additonal memory on the accessory site is $62! P/N 55Y3711  PC3-10600 DDR3-1333 DDR3 SODIMM . What's up with this? Looks like a $100 error in the configured price. Anyone else see this?             

Answer:4GB memory pricing

Doubt there is a mistake. It's all marketing and profit. Most people who are not necessarily hardware savvy will pay the extra money (often without knowing the price difference) to get the amount of RAM they want.I ordered my W510 with a base single 4GB module purposely, and added the "accessory" 4GB model in the same order and installed it myself for 8GB total, but with a large savings for installing it myself. I even called to ask Lenovo at the time of order if they would install the extra module during build, but they of course would not ;-)

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Question: TP61 pricing

I thought computer pricing was supposed to go down!I'm in Canada and priced the configurations shown below several times in the past month. I compared US and Canada pricing on equivalent configurations since the Canadian and US dollar are approximately at par with each other but fully expected to find I'd have to pay more in Canada for an equivalent configuration and was interested in seeing how much more.But, suddenly, prices on both sides of the border have gone UP!Lenovo US ThinkPad T61 15 Widescreenwas $1,551; now $1,663.00Lenovo Canada ThinkPad T61 15 Widescreenwas $1,663; now $1,778.00;(I find it somewhat amusing that the old Canada price is now the new US price -- though I expect that's just a coincidence!)I know that there are "deal codes" for the US site but there is no equivalent in Canada.I was all set to buy a ThinkPad. But once I add a reasonable warranty and the sales taxes the price is simply too much.If anybody has some constructive suggestions, I'd be glad to hear them.Here are the details of the configurations in case you are wondering if I have really configured equivalent machines.Lenovo US=========ThinkPad T61 15 Widescreen - 1 Yr Depot Warranty $1,663.00System Processor: Intel® Core? 2 Duo T7500 (2.2GHz 800MHz 4MBL2)Operating System: Genuine Windows XP ProfessionalOperating System Language: Genuine Windows XP Professional - US EnglishDisplay Panel: 15.4 WSXGA+ TFTSystem graphics: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M (128MB)Total memory: 2 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM 667... Read more

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Question: Alienware Pricing

A friend of mine was contemplatig the purchase if an Alienware PC. I decided to do a little research about there prices and this is my outcome. Just thought I would share it with you.

All prices are in AUD. Maybe its not so bad in the US I dont know.



Alienware vs PCManiacs​
Below is the default configuration of the Alienware Area-51® 7500

Below is the keyboard you get with the Alienware PC as you can see it is a generic keyboard, thus we can assume so is the mouse.

Below is the same thing from PCManiacs


PRICING:
Alienware:
Sub Total $2,871.00
Freight $149.00
GST $274.55
Total $3,020.00

PC Maniacs
Sub-Total: $1,527.00
Courier (Star Track Express - Deliver To Postcode: XXXX): $92.00
Total: $1,619.00
 

Answer:Alienware Pricing

Are you REALLY certain that Alienware is the best choice for your needs? Lately, we find them to be considerable trouble, both in early failures, and in difficulties getting parts and tech support. Perhaps tech support is better in Australia?
Shipping is high for what you report.
 

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Question: windows 7 pricing.

not sure how accurate this is......but some pricing anways.http://www.pcworld.com/article/166233/best_buy_memo_on_windows_7_outlines_upgrade_pricing.html
 

Answer:windows 7 pricing.

Good news if its true. Hopefully those prices aren't just promo prices. A $50 upgrade from Vista is extremely cool. It would be pretty hard to accuse Microsoft of gouging at that price.
 

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Question: Windows 10 Pricing

This is right in line w/ the amounts expected & suggested since quite a while ago.

If not eligible for the free Upgrade or doing clean installs...Pricing for non-in-place Upgrades of Windows 10

Cheers,Drew

 

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Newegg has the OEM pricing up, and small discounts (~10) for pre-orders.

OEM Home Premium: $110
OEM Pro: $140
OEM Ult: $190
ArsTechnica Windows 7 OEM Price Comparison Chart
 

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Question: Pentium 4 pricing?

What is a good selling price for a Pentium 4 3.0Ghz 800FSB 512k socket 478 CPU?
 

Answer:Pentium 4 pricing?

They're going for $10 to $15 dollars on eBay.
 

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For those awaiting the imminent arrival of AMD's Vishera (aka Piledriver, aka Bulldozer rev.2, aka Bulldozer rev. C0), HotHardware have published pricing via Shopblt.com.


If AMD's strategy is consistant with the previous Bulldozer release, then pricing indicates the parts' relative performance merits in relation to Intel's current mainstream CPU range.
At $US 253, the FX-8350 launches at approximately the same price as its predecessor - FX-8150 MSRP at launch being $245. AMD seem to have noted that the FX-8120 took a sizeable chunk of the 8150's possible sales, being some $40 cheaper but offering comparable performance. AMD aren't being nearly so generous this time around.
Launch is rumoured to be October 18
[Source]
 

Answer:AMD Piledriver pricing...

Will be interesting to see how the improvements are, everyone would gain from an success.
 

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Question: Windows 7 Pricing

Is there going to be an upgrade edition, particularly one that takes you from XP to 7?

And how much is it going to cost if so?
 

Answer:Windows 7 Pricing

There is already one...its 119.99$, its has all been covered, search newegg, amazon, etc etc
 

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Question: Tablet pricing

So far the leaked and rumoured pricing for some devices are holding true, with some prices being officialy revealed by Sony and Dell. What do you think of the pricing so far?
Newegg W8 pricing Newegg.com - ppssWin8Tab2012

Answer:Tablet pricing

These prices seem fair compared to other tablets. They don't make them a must buy, but definitely puts them in with the competition.
Sent from my Lumia 900 using Board Express

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Question: Design Pricing

I have been asked to quote for the design of a full colour products cataloge. The cover design both inside and out. and the rest photos and descriptions all supplied by them. Its the first large job we have been asked about and estimate its arround 50 to 60 hours work.Can anyone help on approx pricing???

Answer:Design Pricing

Know your competitors?The Cover is going to be both the major expense and the decider.From remarks from designer daughter .......who has clients in international food industry - she deals in telephone numbers and "pitches" for a contract. (I know she uses a photographer who charges £500/day just for a retainer!)All this just for labels!At the other end there are paste-ups for catalogues and price lists and here I guess you think of a number, keep it cheap and cheerful and don't expect too much by it.OK you expect 50-60 hrs expense but must add a margin for that cover, unless you feel you will only have one chance then "guesstimate" a little less.What a load of waffle from one with no personal experience but who just hopes to throw a few ideas into the melting pot

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Question: vista pricing

how much can i get a copy of vista 32 or 64bit for?
Everywhere I have seen is expensive and the less the better.SO if you know where I can get it at cheap please feel free to let me know
 

Answer:vista pricing

What do you consider cheap? You can get Vista Home Basic for $90.00 and Home Premium for $95
 

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Acer aspire e15Linksys ac1500 2.4ghz/5ghz100mb cableBought the laptop about 3 months ago along with the out other new router when we upgraded our data limitThe laptop doesn't find either the 2.4 or 5 ghz signals, but it is receiving the "guest" signal.We don't have this issue with any of the other 9 devices.The laptop is also picking up our repeater in the basement.

Answer:New aspire not pricing up new wifi

MonkeyGein,
 
I am sorry to hear that you are having problems connecting to your new router. Have you tried another network outside of your house to see if it connects? If it is able to connect to other networks then it would show us that the hardware is working. At that point then problem may be a configuration or limitation of the router.





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Hi, I was just on Lenovo's shopping website and am wondering why the T430 and T530 both start at exactly the same price (779 USD) with the same hardware. However, the T530 is obviously wider, heavier, and has a larger screen, so one would expect for the T530 to cost slightly more. This makes me wonder: does the T430 have a slighty better and stronger chassis than the T530, or are there any cost cutting methods done on the T530? It simply doesn't make sense to price both at the same starting price when one seems to use more material than the other. Thanks. -Brian





My Thinkpads: T42 (GPU failure), T60, W530W530: Windows 7 Pro | i7-3720qm | FHD screen | 256gb Samsung 840 Pro SSD | 500GB Ultrabay HDD | 16gb Crucial RAM | Nvidia K1000m

Answer:t430 and t530 pricing

The T430 chassis should be on par with the T530 in terms of strength. Cost of laptop is NOT determined by the price of materials used alone, there are also many factors that weighs in. If that was the case then X1 Carbon would be cheaper than a T530, since one weighs less and thus uses less material. Historically, Ultraportable and lighter/more compact machines tend to cost more, since people whom wants portability tend to willing to pay more for weight savings technology, and the ability to take machines for trips. While more heavier machines tend to cost less, since the bulk factors decrease portability, and hence people can always opt for desktops, so they are priced competitively against the desktop machines to make them more appealing price wise. T530 uses the same chassis as the W530, and do you want to find it weak?
 
Another way to think of the pricing on these machines is that, Lenovo slightly inflated the T430 pricing due to the portability factor, and that the T530 pricing is where you should be paying. 

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Question: I want to buy 2 coppies of windows XP. Possibly one being XP for 64-bit.

Where is the cheepest place to buy XP? (legal coppies only)
 

Answer:Window XP Licensing/Pricing

Read first
 

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Hello, Am looking at P50 and was trying to get some SSD options. Base price with 500GB HDD - $1331.10Price w/o 500GB HDD and with 512GB PCIe-NVMe  - $1655.10 But additional 512GB PCIe-NVMe is $950??Price w/o 500GB HDD and with 1TB PCIe-NVMe - $1812.60 But additional 1TB PCIe-NVMe is $1020?? Does this look right? Also, one cannot choose different capacities of PCIe-NVMe HDD, is that correct? Should I call to place order with rep? Will that get me a better price as well as better customization options? Thanks,

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Answer:W520 - Pricing error?

You complaining?

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So what are people charging and who is a MSP here? We decided on Level Platforms but trying to think of pricing structures. I think we need to have a light package and a full package. Full would include everything included but lite would maybe just be monitoring

Any help is appreciated I know I talked to a few over pm but hoping to spark a bigger debate
 

Answer:Let's talk labor pricing, any MSP here?

.folder

I've been debating about providing MSP type pricing structure for my IT consulting business.
 

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Hello, I am student and a thinkpad enthusiast.I was looking at the x1 laptop when it came out in the US, with 1199dollar pricing. To my disappointment I couldnt get it shipped to Finland, so I waited a while until it was released in Europe aswell. However, the pricing is very high for the same laptop: 1650dollars! - 450dollar difference And this is with the same exact parts! With i7, 256gb ssd, QHD (nontouch) screen it's already 2400dollars in Finland! while in the US it's 1870!-650 dollar difference   why such a big difference? I am pretty sad about this, and it forces me to consider a competitors laptop.   

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad x1 3rd gen Pricing

I'm not an expert on international pricing, but my guess is that the difference is due to the VAT.

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During the last months I have purchased two models Yoga 700 11". I am absolutely excited about the device and its capabilities and performance: great display (Full Hd + touch screen), high performance (Intel m3), fast boot times and data access (256 Gb SSD), long standby and operation times (due to low/optimized power consumtion - Intel m).For a short period this model was available for 499? in Germany and I made the deal! In my view this is a phenomenal value for price ratio. And there is nothing comparable available at competition! Unfortunately Lenovo product managers realized this fact too. So the pahsed out the models of Yoga 700 and replaced by the new model named Yoga 710. In terms of features it is more or less the same (less I/O but metal case).BUT: prices start at 789? now (699$ in the US) !!! I think it would have a great opportunity for Lenovo to place a top seller with the previous model and pricing of Yoga 700.  

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I have 200+ users and am looking for the best Office 365 pricing I can find.

Options we need are:
Office 365 premium
Exchange w/ full legal retention
Lynx 2013 with persistent chat
Microsoft's pricing was too high.
Earthlink has their own version and actually had a decent offering
Is there anyone else I should be looking at?
 

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Seems like the full banana version is $450 US.

http://www.neowin.net/index.php?act=view&id=34770
 

Answer:Vista Pricing revealed.

That's just a tad more than XP. I haven't seen any functionality in the OS that would make me switch for free either. Is it just me or does that pricing mean that world+dog will be pirating the ultimate version?
 

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Could someone at Lenovo UK  please explain the following please?  UK PRICING (Base Prices) X201 - £950.94X201s - £1328.81  US PRICING (Base Prices) X201 - $1099X201s - $1349  Why have the UK prices increased whereas the US prices have not! I was intending to place a order for X201s but not at these prices.  Thank you

Answer:X201 / X201s UK Pricing

I'd like to know to! I was just on the verge of purchasing an X201 tablet but Lenovo have hiked the base price up by £169 in the last few days. I can't justify buying one now and will have to look elsewhere   

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Hey Everyone.
I don't want to seem vain but I was wondering if anyone knows if Microsoft would let us have discounted pricing on Windows 7? Just wondering since I am a member of ExpertZone and Windows Mobile Training, (but not technet). I tested win7beta and win7 RC. I also own,

80gb Zune ---> free from ExpertZone
Microsoft office 2007 ---> free from ExpertZone
Microsoft office(mac) ---> free from Expertzone(what am I going to do with this?)
Windows Mobile Smartphone 6.1
Xbox 360

I am also(admittedly this isn't much)

Microsoft technet beta tester
windows mobile specialist
windows mobile small business retail specialist
 

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i bought lenovo y510 44q 2 months back (y530 still not released in india) with specification: 1)core2duo T5450 1.66ghz2) 2 GB RAM3)Vista Home Premium genuine4)Slot in Drive(dvd rw/ram drive panasonic)5)TV tuner analog/dvb-t integrated6)Nvidia 8400m gs 128mb dedicated 896mb turbocache  price : 53,999 Indian Rupees = 1080 us dollors i think we will get laptops with twice the specs  if bought from US. No wonder people are ferrying laptops to india from US .

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I was digging through my closet the other day and found a spool of Fiber Optic line that my old school's administrator had offloaded onto me.

The connector on each end is marked as Siemens (see attached pictures for better descriptions.

On the cable, there's : Berk-Tek Optical Fiber Cable 62.5/125 - ICP002 -- FDDI/ATM TYPE OFNP (UL) -- OFN-FT6 (UL) 75c 05/97 216528 feet marked on it.

Now I'm well aware that it's probably difficult to just say "Oh, you've X ft of cable," but does anyone know of an effective way to measure fiber lengths without damaging the cable [and] connectors?

Also, does anyone know of a rough guesstimate of what this grade fiber goes for?

Thanks in advance.


(Pictures can be located at:

www.jlinker.com/pics/Connector.jpg
www.jlinker.com/pics/Connector2.jpg
www.jlinker.com/pics/Spool.jpg
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Answer:Cable Lenth, Pricing, Etc...

If you don't want to unroll it all and physicall measure the length then there are devices that use time domain reflectometry or something that can measure it for you. Basically you hook something up to both ends, one end sends a signal down the fiber, it shoots back down, and the device measures how long it took for the signal to return, and from that it computes the length of the fiber. I have no idea what that cable is worth, though.
 

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Hi all,           I've been waiting for the release for the S430 for ages and I've just seen that it's finally up on the Lenovo website to purchase for Ireland. However, I'm a little disappointed because the price is 969Euro for the cheapest model. Previous indiciations would be that it would be around the 800Euro mark and I've seen a link somebody else posted for German website (don't ship to Ireland) where it costs 769Euro. Therefore it seems over priced compared to previous indiciations. Questions I have are1) Is the Lenovo website generally more expensive that other online retailers?2) How frequently or do Lenovo ever offer substanial discounts on their online offering?3) Does anyone know if the S430 will be released to online retailers and if so, how soon after a release does this normally happen4) Is there any online sites that people would recommend for me to keep watching that offer cheaper prices but reliable customer service and ship to Ireland Thanks in advanceShane

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Are there both upgrade and non-upgrade versions? It seems all the pricing information for Windows 8 ($40) and Windows 8 Pro ($70) has been for upgrade versions but perhaps I have it wrong and one version works either way.

If there is a more expensive non-upgrade version, what is the price?

Answer:Windows 8 Pricing for non-upgrade

There is a System Builder version which is a Full retail but no price has been announced.

Jim

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Prelude:

From what I can gather there are 4 versions of windows 8:

* Regular - not for sale, only manufacturer pre-installed.

* Pro - For sale in computer supply stores, An upgrade from previous such as W7, Vista, XP.

* Pro - that will only enhance "regular" to Pro.

* RT - only for tablets, notebooks and such devices, manufacturer installed. A reduced version without some Pro features.

* W8 - Enterprise, Commercial, not for sale to the general public, only for corporations and government.

Pricing:

* W8 Pro upgrade. Windows has it on the Internet as a download for $39.99. The offer expires at the end of December 2012.

* W8 Pro upgrade from W7, Vista, XP, for sale in computer stores, Costco, Best Buy, Staples, CompUSA. Costco's price is $66.99. The others are $69.99.

* Windows Pro only for existing Win 8 regular already installed. Thus the regular manufacturer version is upgraded to Pro for $69.99. *( That would be actually a value of $69.99 plus &69.99 - $139.98 ).

The Windows Pro at Staples has on the price tag: "Retail price $199, $130 off. Offer expires February 2013.

So anyone who is contemplation purchasing a Windows Pro should be aware of/about the coming price increases. Looks as though in March 2013 it will cost everyone $199 so far as I can ascertain now.

Apparently installing Win 8 to upgrade Vista and XP will require re-installing all current software presently on the computer whereas a Win 7 will not.

Answer:Just a heads up about Windows 8 pricing.

What a list of misinformation

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Intel Pentium E2220 Allendale 2.4GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80557E2220 - Retail $82

Intel Pentium E5200 Wolfdale 2.5GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E5200 - Retail $83

How can a E2220 and an E5200 be $1 away?
 

Answer:Strange Processor Pricing

Don't knock it, go for it!
 

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I'm trying to understand all of these pricing changes with Rapidshare. I initially had a premium account and I guess the remainder of that time has now been converted into Rapids. I was on the Rapid Medium plan at first which cost me 20 Rapids per day, gave me 50 GB's of storage and allowed me 5 GB's of traffic per day. First of all...What does that mean with 5 GB's of allowed traffic per day. Does that mean I can download up to 5 GB's of data per day? Also, am I charged the 20 Rapids every day, even if I don't download or upload anything?

Also, for some reason, today I received an email from Rapidshare which said that it was bumping me up to the Rapid Big plan, though I don't know why because I don't believe I went over the 5 GB's of allowed traffic in the Rapid Medium plan. So just for the heck of it I went back into my account and changed it back to Rapid Medium.

Also I'm not sure I understand what's currently in my account. I accessed my account earlier today to try to get a read on things. It was still listed as a Rapid Big account and showed that I had 3582 Rapids. I don't even know if that's a large amount or not. It also said I had 13,065 MB traffic left. I'm not sure what that means either. Is that how much left I can download before I have to buy more Rapids?

Then I did some downloading after that, and after finishing, checked my account again. It still showed that I had 3582 Rapids but my traf... Read more

Answer:Can someone explain the new Rapidshare pricing to me?

Maybe the following paragraph from the forum Rules will be clearer.

P2P Instructions - We do not support P2P file sharing applications and any threads requesting help for such will be closed. This includes Torrents, Kazaa, LimeWire, RapidShare, Pirate Bay, and the like. If you're interested in the topic, you are free to discuss it on our site (and please visit StealingIsIllegal.com), but information on how to use them will not be provided.Click to expand...

I'm a bit surprised that you are not more familiar with that rule.
 

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Ok, I work as a programmer, and virtually everything I do is web application programming in ASP, .NET, etc...

Anyhow, I want to start moonlighting, but oddly my stumbling block isn't so much finding customers, it's knowing what to charge, and how to break it down for them.

Yes, I can tell someone it will $800 (or whatever), but I want to show them how I come to that price, or why it's a good price, because it's cheaper than if they paid for all the things I'd do individually.

Basically, I'm currently just looking for design websites that show what they charge for each of their services, and how they break down everything.

If you are a web designer, can you let me know how you break down your bill, or if you've had work done, let me know how you were charged. Or if you're bored and want to do a little surfing and see what you can come up with

It would help immensely.

Thanks
--Gibbs
 

Answer:Web Design/Programming Pricing...

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I wonder if it possible to have an application to price a commodity by area ?My idea would be the customer puts in two dimensions and it results in a price based on a price per square metre.I could give fixed prices for fixed sizes, but would like another option so customers can choose exactly what size they buy.Hope it's not a tall order.Any suggestions would be very welcome.Thanks in advance

Answer:E-commerceapplication for pricing by area

Have the code below lying around if that helps. A bit basic but gives you a start. Doubtless mentioning what you already know but in case, save the code in notepad, change the extension to .html and have a look, see if you think this is worth incorporating into your page. You would only need to change the value (currently 300) and add a little styling to suit.<html><head><title>Calculator</title><script type="text/javascript">//calculatorfunction cal() {var x=document.form.length.valuevar y=document.form.width.valuevar a=x*y //calculates square metersvar total=a*300 //calculates cost. Enter your own cost/sq. meterdocument.form.total.value=total;}</script></head><body><h3>Project cost calculator:</h3><form action="" name="form"><p><input type="text" name="length" size="2" /> Enter the length of your project in meters.<br /><input type="text" name="width" size="2" /> Enter the width of your project in meters.</p><p><b>Click this button to calculate the approximate cost of your project:</b><br /><input type="button" name="money" value="calculate" onclick="cal()" /></p><p>£ <input type="text" name="total" size="6" /></p></form></body></html>

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Hi all . I'm a CPU/network tech with NO experiece in programing. My largest client needs aninventory control rogram, but they're quite set in thier ways of how they like everything to look, act, function, etc. I'd like to hire out an access programmer for them, and they've inquired as to what the cost of such a service might be. Before I go a "rent a coder" or any of that, I was wondering if you guys who do programming for aliving had a ballpark figure. It's simply inventory control, that needs the ability for laymen to add, remove, or "Rent" parts into and out of inventory. (also invoicing, as the parts have rental prices).

I hate to ask what might be a "dumb question," but when you don't know the price of goods, you can get taken to the cleaners. I also am quite aware works-for-hire prices vary, but a general idea would be a great benifit. $200? $500? $1000? $5000? $10,000?

Thanks again : )

~SW
 

Answer:Inventory program pricing?

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In an effort to reduce piracy, and convince users to not only upgrade their computers but also their OS, Microsoft is expected to dramatically reduce the price of its OS
http://www.vistaknowledge.com/news/a...y_less_than_xp

Answer:Windows Vista Pricing - $99?

when vista releases in december (hopefully) it'll only be in its second beta not the full version that could be the reason for the small price... windows home is only 87 bucks on newegg. but i could be wrong it could be the full version. that'd be pretty awsome if vista is really cheap

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Canadian $$
 
Currently thought or expected to be:
 
Win10 Home about $150
 
Win10 Pro about $190
 
Upgrade Win10 Home > Win10 Pro about $120

Answer:Tentative Win10 Pricing CDN

That's not too bad for a new OS...

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hey i was wondering/looking for some software that would be able to monitor approx 1000 products on my site, and more importantly....My top 3 competitors site/prices. Anybody heard of such an app?
 

Answer:E-commerce pricing software

Monitor how exactly?
 

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I have Norton Internet Security 2013 for three PC's. This is due for renewal in August. Symantec have kindly offered me a subscription renewal of ONLY £44.99. Their website offers the item NEW for £39.99. It also can be obtained at varying prices with Amazon offering it at £21.28.
I have been aware of this sort of discrepancy for a number of years, but what is the logic behind the Pricing?

Answer:NIS 2013 - Pricing logic??

To the average consumer, there is no logic, but to a marketing team there is, because it all comes down to what the consumer will bear or put up with.
On the product you have quoted, you are correct in the different price changes, because it doesn't take al that long for a 'savvy' shopper to find the best price on the day. One thing that I do notice on a very regular basis, is that the manufacturer cannot or will not compete with retailer's on their own products. And some people consider that going direct to the manufacturer offers the best product and service, when in reality it doesn't.
Perhaps going further with this issue, you don't need to look further that the USA and see how some of their prices for the same product are very different to here in the UK. We often hear that the relevant bodies are looking into this, but so far, very little evidence of price equality seems to have taken place.

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Microsoft accidentally listed the pricing of the high-end consumer versions of Windows Vista on its Canadian website yesterday...but the page was pulled soon after news.According to Neowin.net, Windows Vista Ultimate was listed as costing $499 Canadian dollars -$450 US dollars or ?237 - while Home Premium will be $299 Canadian dollars (?142). An upgrade to Vista Ultimate will cost $299, while an upgrade to Home Premium will cost $199...techworld.com

Answer:Vista Pricing Leaks Onto Net

http://money.cnn.com/2006/08/29/technology....reut/index.htmGives us a feel for the near future of Vista, also.

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G'day, I've got a tricky Excel spreadsheet to build that lists a big range of product ranges and sub-components and their prices. I would like to use columns with drop-down list of options, which then displays a different range of components depending on the options selected.
It's for a modular kitchen componentry product range.
Basically there are two major ranges. (range A and B)
Each range has about 30 or so cabinet modules, with unique names, reference numbers, descriptions and order numbers.
Each of those modules have a number of components to go with them, offering a chives of about a dozen colours, again with unique pricing etc.
So ideally, I'd like to be able do a global range a or b selection, then pick a module from a list of that ranges modules, and then the appropriate colour doors and drawer fronts.
I'm thinking all thus would occur in a single row, but repeated for multiple modules in multiple rows.
I'm using excel 2007
Any help to get me started in the right direction would be great
 

Answer:cataloge pricing spreadsheet

RichRenger,

Welcome to the forum. Can you post a copy of your workbook. That will make it easier to understand.
 

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I'm looking to buy W7 Pro, but am stuck at the massively differing prices on offer.

Going to amazon.co.uk and selecting new, prices range from ?40 to ?200. New. Many are at about the ?100 level, and many are at ?160. I don't want to post the exact URL for breaking some forum guidelines, but what gives?

I want to pay cheap sure, but I want to know I'm not losing out on anything and that it's legal etc.

Any advice?

Answer:Massively inconsisent pricing

There are 3 types of DVD
OEM, for manufacturers and for only one computer, very cheap
Upgrade, about $125.00 USA
Full Retail. much more expensive
If you have a qualifying OS, that you can upgrade from, go for the upgrade version. It is the same as the full retail.

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Based on the history of past windows OS's, is it possible to estimate how much cheaper the full versions of Windows 7 would be after a year? Specifically the professional or ultimate versions?

I'm using XP Pro and I'm very comfortable with it and don't feel like I need a new OS just because it's new and has the latest bells and whistles. My 2 factors for deciding to upgrade depend on price and future OS plans from Microsoft.

For price considerations, I can get the full version of Win 7 Professional for $100. Should I wait to upgrade to Win 7 professional to see if prices will get better, or is this already a price that even waiting won't beat?

As for future OS's, is it worth it to get 7 if Microsoft is going to come out with a new one in several years? How long do you think 7 is going to last? XP's had a very long lifespan, so if it's going to be anything like that, I would consider upgrading. But if not, maybe I can hold on to XP for a few more years for the next OS.

Given these 2 factors, any recommendations?

Answer:Future pricing for Win 7 and Plans for New OS

  
Quote: Originally Posted by wse7en


Based on the history of past windows OS's, is it possible to estimate how much cheaper the full versions of Windows 7 would be after a year? Specifically the professional or ultimate versions?

I'm using XP Pro and I'm very comfortable with it and don't feel like I need a new OS just because it's new. My 2 factors for deciding to upgrade depend on price and future OS plans from Microsoft.

For price considerations, I can get the full version of Win 7 Professional for $100. Should I wait to upgrade to Win 7 professional to see if prices will get better, or is this already a price that even waiting won't beat?

As for future OS's, is it worth it to get 7 if Microsoft is going to come out with a new one in several years? How long do you think 7 is going to last. XP's had a very long lifespan, so if it's going to be anything like that, I would consider upgrading. But if not, maybe I can hold on to XP for a few more years for the next OS.

Given these 2 factors, any recommendations?


I started with a pre-beat version in Dec 2008, then all the differenet versions to the retail release. Win7 will have a long productive lifespan. $ 100 is a good price at the present time. Try it, you'll like it.

" Doc "

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Im selling it to get a gaming computer i just need more money so i was wondering what you think.

HD:80g
memory:2gigs
duocore processor 2.2ghz
OS:xp and vista discs with activation codes.
the video card is just a standard integrated laptop card, It can play most older games just not ones that require pixel shader 2.2
Has a dvd/cd read/write drive.
 

Answer:I need some pricing on selling a laptop

Hi

your info is useless, whjy not just tell us the make and model and year of the laptop.?
 

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As you know, Vista is being released worldwide on 30th January, 2007.

Some Australian prices are (from Myer store catalogue)

Vista Home Basic 2007 upgrade AUD $199
Vista Home Basic Full version AUD $385

Vista Home Premium 2007 Academic Edition upgrade AUD $179
Vista Home Premium upgrade AUD $299
Vista Home Premium Full version AUD $455

Vista Ultimate 2007 upgrade AUD $495
Vista Ultimate Full version AUD $749

Vista Business 2007 upgrade AUD $379
Vista Business Full version AUD $565

I'd be interested in the UK and USA pricing, to see if us Aussies are being ripped off.

Bazza
 

Answer:Vista OS pricing in Australia

Just checked a currency converter and the retail Ultimate in OZ costs $580 USD. You must have alot of taxes there as it's $400 USD as MS has published and cheaper on the street. Ouch! You didn't mention OEM pricing for any flavour but Ultimate OEM in Canada is $275 AUD
 

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What would be a normal price range for custom software?? Lets say that someone came up to me and wanted me to develop some kind of software for their business. What would I charge them?

Thanks!


And, yes, I know that it would depend upon the complexity of the software. I just wanted to get a general range.
 

Answer:Pricing for custom software

I don't believe there is any rule of thumb for ball park figures. If you are makign Software as a business then you are going to apply the rules of business for your pricing...
What are your costs for building the software?
What time frame are you looking at?
Are you hoping to make a profit from the software? If so what sort of %age?
What sort of maintenance are you going to offer to do on it?

What sort of alternatives does the potential customer have to you? How much are they prepared to write the software for? Are you going to have to undercut them?

Professional Business Software (especially tailored solutions as opposed to Off The Shelf can be much more costly... I don't think you are going to get a nice figure off us... you have to offset those factors and probably others to determine a cost...

Sorry its a pretty vague answer but your question leaves a lot in the open too.... Hope it helps anyway!
 

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i just upgraded to 8.1 and microsoft wants me to buy a license--thats ok--but then it shows the price as 289$

my question--what do i get for this? can I use this later on another pc? my current pc is old and i don't want to have to buy another license when i change pc's within 1 yea or less.

i can go buy an oem 8.1 software for about 140$ that i understand is only good for 1 pc.
any insight on how this works??

Answer:windows 8.1 pricing models

What did you upgrade from?

How did you manage to upgrade without buying a license beforehand?

If you were already running win 8.0 , there should be no charge, it is an update/service pack.

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Has anyone noticed now that WWAN is not included and it is $125 extra for the i5 models, but it is $235 extra for the i7 model. I am pretty sure that the prices were the same a few days ago for the WWAN.  Also, the WWAN used to be included.

Answer:X1 Carbon rediculous pricing

they adjusted their base pricing, so i don't have a problem with it not being included as some people will have no use for it. however, the difference in cost is very concerning. i asked a rep about this and was told that it was because a different internal component was used for the i7 model, which does not sound very believable to me...

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http://www.winsupersite.com/win7/pricing.asp

"Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade for $49.99 (a $70 savings) and Windows 7 Professional Upgrade for $99.99 (a $100 savings) during this time."

Cheap as chips
 

Answer:Windows announce 7 pricing !!

What's that in ten bob notes mate?
 

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I'm looking to buy a laptop within the next few months, but I would like to get the best possible performance at the least cost (perhaps an obvious desire).

Does anyone know of a resource that has a record of various laptop prices for the past few years?

I could use such a list to examine how quickly the performance-price ratio (if such a phrase exists) has increased over time, and then use this information to estimate when might be the best time to buy my laptop.

And as a side question, can anyone predict how much longer DVD drives will be standard in laptops? Can I expect them to stick around for a few more years before being replaced by blu-ray drives or whatever?

Answer:Laptop Pricing History?

There might be something new that's coming out in 2 months. Prices fluctuate. What may be $1,000 6 months ago, could be down to $850 by now. Don't worry about what the greatest next thing is. Technology grows.

Look at Mobile CPU charts. That is your best bet as far as performance. Mobile GPUs as well.

No one can say how long they will be a norm. Let the companies figure that out. You can replace a Blu-ray drive later. They use the same connection.

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Intel?s New Processor Pricing

We have a complete pricing list of all Intel?s new eco-friendly processors announced yesterday. If you are not familiar with Intel's new processors yet, I highly recommend you give our 45nm Yorkfield QX9650 evaluation a read and get up to speed.





Built using an entirely new transistor formula that alleviates the wasteful electricity leaks that threaten the pace of future computer innovation, Intel Corporation today unveiled 16 server and high-end PC processors. In addition to increasing computer performance and saving energy use, these processors also eliminate eco-unfriendly lead and, in 2008, halogen materials.

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Firstly, sorry if this is the wrong part of the forum to ask such a question. I'm putting my old graphics card up for sale, a GTX 580 DS. Can someone give me an idea what to sell it for?

Answer:Pricing my Graphics Card

Could search asking prices on eBay.

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Im thinking of geting this graphics card

radeon x600xt 256mb
cost=$130

is that a good price?

Answer:Pricing on graphics card

no
u can get 6600GT for much cheaper price, and it is better than X600



http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814125156R

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150098

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127147

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I am trying to create a pricing sheet so when I use a combo box (which has all the drop down menus I would like to choose from) so that when I pick one of the products from first combo box then choose another option from second combo box it results in the proper pricing. I have created a table which i coded all products 1-40. The headings of the table are: Code, Product, P Group, and Price. So far for the products 1 through 20 that have P Group 1 it works because I'm guessing the P Group has not been integrated in the formula. I would like to make it so that when I change it to P Group 10 the price automatically updates. For example the first formula I used was =IF(H2=D28,G3,0). The cell H2 is the product, D28 is the cell linked to the combo box, G3 is the cell containing the code (first column in table), and the 0 is the value if false. Please help!!!!!

Answer:Excel pricing sheet

HELP quick I'm waiting!!

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Many of you will recall that I promised to try to speak to a senior Microsoft person about the pricing anomaly for Vista - we have to pay substantially more here, in the UK than our American counterparts.I asked the Microsoft Press Office to find someone with the authority to speak to me on the record about the reasons for the differential. Let me say at this point that the MS Press Office is always extremely helpful to me. Over the years I've asked for (and received) all kinds of help on all kinds of issues, and as far as I'm concerned our working relationship has been excellent.All of which meant that I was more than a little surprised when - over two weeks after making the request - I received the following response:-"Hi Peter,Just a quick mail to let you know that unfortunately, I will not be able to provide a spokesperson for interview, as per your request.We don?t have anyone available who is well versed on this topic to speak to you within your deadline.Apologies for any inconvenience that this may cause."The world's largest software company doesn't have anyone who is well versed on this topic? Forgive me Microsoft, but I find that a little hard to believe. I think the truth is that they don't have anyone who is prepared to talk to me on this subject, and that's a little diappointing, to say the least.

Answer:Vista pricing - update

That is disappointing, and rather surprising: I've always been impressed by the Microsoft press office.I raised the subject of differential pricing with Adobe when I had lunch with them the other day and they were much more forthcoming. They talked at length and in detail about how, for example, they have the same sized marketing team covering (I think) Ireland as they do the whole US; the fact that they produce their packaging in Europe where production costs are higher; the need to hedge against currency movements; different tax regimes in different European countries, the fragmented nature of European economies - it all made a lot of sense. I didn't feel patronised and I didn't feel that they were avoiding the issue: quite the contrary, they were seeking to explain it to me and I came away feeling as though actually, the price difference was largely justified.

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Asus announced today that $599 no longer buys you a Vivo Tab RT sans keyboard, but instead will be the price of the tablet keyboard bundle pack (hmm, this sounds farmiliar). The dock includes an intergrated battery and additonal ports. This tablet is also packing NFC, notably missing in the Surface. Launch is Oct. 26 Vivo RT and the dock will also be available seperately, pricing TBA. They also anounced the Vivo Tab Smart, which esentialy takes the Vivo Tab RT and swaps in an Intel Atom processor. Available accesories include a sleeve that doubles as a kick stand and a bluetooth keyboard. Tablet is $499, accessories pricing TBA. Vivo Tab Smart will not be compatible with any of the Vivo docking stations. Dell announced pricing for the very good looking (IMO) XPS 10 RT tablet. They are charging $499 ($599 grabs you a 64 GB version) for it, and while it runs an older Snapdragon S3 chip, it includes an active digitizer. Engadget is reporting that the $499 version is LTE capable and includes a one year data plan that you can opt out of to knock $100 off the price of the tablet. If true, this is the bargain tablet to get, but I cannot find any way to do this on Dell's website, and believe me I have been trying. Add $180 to either capacity tablet for the keyboard dock that includes an extra battery and additional ports. Launching mid-December
I'm just going to say it, todays pricing announcements/changes have me very glad I didn't pre-order a Surface. I'm torn on the Dell XPS 10 an... Read more

Answer:Pre-Launch tablet pricing shake up

The S3 for the Dell is a typo. If you go to the pre-order page and hit the Tech Specs tab, it shows the S4, and on the Premier page it actually says the part number of the CPU, which matches up with an S4 chip.

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Office 2010 Engineering blog has released Office 2010 U.S. retail pricing today. According to them, Office 2010 will be available in four different flavors that best suits for you – Office Home and Business, Office Professional, Office Home and Student, and Office Professional Academic. Here’s a chart that outlines the features and pricing for each version.
Version Boxed Product - Product Key Card
Office 2010 Home and Student - $149 - $119
Office 2010 Home and Business - $279 - $199
Office 2010 Professional - $499 - $349
Office 2010 Professional Academic - $99* - N/A Office Home and Student boxed product is available in a Family Pack, allowing usage on three PCs in one house Purchase rights for Office Home and Business, Office Professional, and Office Professional Academic boxed product allow for usage on two of your PCs. The Product Key Card is valid for a single installation of the product. Product Key Card : For consumers who purchase a new PC, Microsoft is working with major PC manufacturers and our retail partners to make it simpler than ever to try and buy Office 2010.
Through our retail partners, Microsoft is introducing an all-new Product Key Card to help consumers more easily access and experience Office 2010 on new PCs that have been pre-loaded with Office 2010. The Product Key Card is a single license card (with no DVD media) that will be sold at major electronic retail outlets. Or click here to d... Read more

Answer:Office 2010 Pricing details

Looking at them prices ,I guess I'll stick to my Office Xp for a while...

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Hello,I am new to the pricing my own freelance and I am looking for a helpful resource to get me started on pricing web design and development. Basically I am looking for a price guide/standard. Can anyone help me in this regard?? ThanksLay Berlstrymyui.com

Answer:Standard pricing on webdesign and development.

Well, the first ting is to ask. Which you did.Some people do it for free.Some hosting services have templates anybody can use.Why not get on face book and see what others are doing?A price? You can ask $500 for a single page. But it better be very good and original.

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I have had Broadband for twelve months. I have had no cause to complain, however, people are being able to test their connection speeds and are becoming more experienced with the technology.Here's my first question. Q1. If you are too far from the exchange you wont get Broadband. Does that mean if you are closer to the domain you will achieve better speed results then someone at the outer limits of the exchange?If this is the case, would it be fair to introduce a different pricing structure based on your distance from the exchange? Is it fair to pay the same for less?- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Ok, let's have your thoughts, feel free to post your own Broadband topics of discussion here also. Let's DEBATE.

Answer:Broadband Discussion - Pricing & Availability

This is one of those questions that may be better aired in the consumerWatch forum.Just a thought maybe

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I've been thinking about putting Windows 10 on my 2nd machine (current main OS's on it are Win 7 and Linux Mint).

I'm quite happy using Win 10 Home, don't need the Pro version, and I have Win 10 Home 64 Bit burnt to a DVD that I recently used to do a fresh install.

Shopping around I note that Amazon have several vendors offering activation codes for as little as £18 whilst the highest price for Win 10 home is around £130.00.

What I'd like to know is - are these activation codes OK? The real thing? Not Warez? Are they puckah squire? I know it's Amazon and I'd expect to be able to trust any Amazon vendors but the price makes me wary.

Anybody ever used such a purchase? Any views?
 

Answer:Win 10 Home activation code pricing

I have bought this ...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B010S3VVJW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

... no problems, nice to have the DVD.

can't vouch for the 'key only' sales
 

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Hey guys, i'm looking for backup software for 2 servers and up to 20 workstations. The servers are virtualized with a Hyper-V host. We are considering using Kaseya for managed services, and they have Acronis backup included for an extra 300 a month. Does anyone here have some insight on pricing/performance? I have used Acronis and Symantec System Recovery.

Thanks in advance for any advice.
 

Answer:Backup software options and pricing

Microsoft has DPM that integrates pretty well with Hyper-V......
 

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We are looking to have the walls at our new store in Toledo, OH wired with network cable.

Does anyone have an idea what I can expect to pay? I have had some people quote $100 per cable... one person quoted $250 per bank of 4 cables.

Is there a standard rate I should use as a rule of thumb?

Thanks in advance for your response!
 

Answer:Running Network Cable - Pricing

Are you having someone do it, or are you buying in bulk and running it yourself?

If you're have someone do it, watch them close. Make sure it's done right. As far as pricing, I'm not sure. Our building was done just before I got here, and that was 3 years ago anyway so I'm sure prices have gone up.
 

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I originally bought a Dell Dimension 2400. Specs:

Intel P4 at 3.06 GHZ
512 MB Ram
40 Gig Hard Drive
No Speakers/onboard sound
GeForce FX 5200 128MB PCI
Standard Modem
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It was ok for a while but I soon wanted some better graphics. I looked on the Dell website and saw the prices had dropped a ton so I decided I'll sell this thing and buy the Dell Dimension 4700 with the GeForce 6800 256MB for PCI-E, and with a better procceser.

I need to know a good price I could sell the old one at to help pay for the new one.

Answer:Computer Upgrade-Pricing for old system

we to start with dont whatever you do buy a dell. they suck really bad. if ur wanting graphics they are gonna stick a intel in and they arent very good at gamin. also they rip u off because generally wat u pay them is about £200-300 (GBP) to wat u would wen buildin urself. im not sure exactly how much u would get but i wouldnt expect more than £200-300(GBP) i think thats about $500-600 (USD)

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I got a buddy and hes getting rid of his 802.11B router setup WIRELESS and upgrading to a G setup...

its the Router, PCI card for a PC, a USB card for another PC, and then a .. Card for a Laptop..

Im going to be getting this for 40 bucks... is that a decent price?

all of the setup is NETGEAR, thats pretty much all he told me.

he said when he bought it the router alone was 100 dollars :/ that it was the top of the line at the time.

Any idea if i should go for a little lower price?

and also... are there "networking kits" that include 2 PCI cards so i dont have to piece it together if I did want to upgrade to a G router etc?

thanks alot guys appreciate the help
 

Answer:Quick question about pricing Router set up.

I am assuming all the cards you mentioned wireless?

...sounds like a good deal to me...but please know that transfer rates with wireless-B are significantly slower that with wireless-G...but if that is a price you are willing to pay, sure...sounds good.

~TheKombatBoy~
 

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http://blogs.office.com/b/office-ne...tions-for-consumers-and-small-businesses.aspx

Feature matrix (.docx file): http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/download/presskits/office/docs/PlacematFS.docx

Home and Student includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote for one computer at $139.99.

Home and Business includes the above plus Outlook for one computer at $219.99.

Professional includes the above plus Access and Publisher for one PC at $399.99.

In addition to the traditional offerings, there are subscription-based versions:

Office 365 Home Premium: entire suite, install on five computers, extra 20 GB Skydrive space and one hour Skype credit, $99.99/year.

Office 365 Small Business Premium: entire suite, 25 GB Outlook storage, 10 GB business cloud drive, licensed by user at $149.99/user/year.

As a heavy Outlook user, it seems I'll have to go for the $100/year 365 Home Premium package. Like most here, I use both a desktop and a laptop--the new one install limit on the 'boxed' copies won't work unless you're someone who docks their laptop when they get home. Makes it more expensive for me as a student (where the suite used to be a one-time payment of $100, and allowed more than one install).
 

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According to Neowin, Microsoft plans to reveal the prices of Windows 7 in mid June.As you might now Windows 7 is rumoured to be out by October 23rd as per reports from Acer or to be specific in the holiday season.Paul Thurrot says that the date is October 15th.
According to the NDA schedule on Tech ARP, OEMs are already aware of how much it will cost them to install on new systems and retailers have also been informed of how much the boxed editions will cost them to sell.Dell say that they already have the news about the pricing and also add that the pricing is costlier than Vista.
The schedule details give the announcement date as just a few weeks from now in mid-June.Ars technica had previously said about the leaked pricing list but that news was from a unconfirmed source so that turned false.But if you are a student you should be able to get Windows 7 at a discount or even completely for free.
Source - Tech Mania

Answer:Windows 7 pricing to be revealed by Mid June

I hope It won't go over Windows Vista.

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I watch a lot of G4TechTV and this PCI Express thing sounds pretty cool.

I tried searching google, but I couldn't come up with any sort of pricing.
So anyone know?
I guess this is going to be more expensive than the new x800 and 6800?
And is there a release date?

Thanks
 

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Windows 8 Pricing Goes Back to Normal - Yahoo! News

Answer:Windows 8 Pricing Goes back to normal

Gosh - that's a big increase.

I'm glad I grabbed the licences at the bargain price and did my upgrading over the holiday.

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