Put simply, they had a bad image a while back, and now changed their PC's and are currently still trying to recover from it.
What happened is they used too (and still might) use cheap, and non reliable parts.
As with the upgradability part, I cant compalin. In MY DELL; yes I own and currently use one for my main computer; everything is interchangable. Only down side to my computer is the PSU is only 375W. But I dont compalin. It even powers my UPGRADED 7600GT. I have more room for hard drives, and ram. Standard 24pin connection PSU works in the computer. Everything can and probably in the future will be replaced.
Originally Posted by trance-n-e
I hate premade computers from all companies, especially Dell. My friend has a dell, and I think its a piece of junk. Plus last I checked dell doesnt support AMD, only Intel processors.
Id rather pick out my own specs, and pay like 50-100 dollars for a specialist to build it for me, than go with dell. There are a lot of stores that will build you a computer for just 50 bucks, and its still gona be cheaper than getting a dell. Plus you actually know what youre paying for.
You dont exactly know what your talking about. First, your friends computer might not be new, or the redefined computers, or he just doesnt keep the hard drive clean of various bugs and viruses. But I dont expect you to know.... Apparently you like to just shoot your mouth off.
I live in Washington. The State, not DC. Anyways, I dont know of any stores that will do that for me. I know some stores that you can buy way over price parts. And I know a few internet sites that build custom computers.
I knew exactly what I paied for when I got my dell. However I got it before I was involved in the forum, and knew little to nothing about building a computer.
You dont support a viable case with your opinions (becuase they arnt facts).
Oh yeah, before I forget. Dell does sell Amd.
Just to show a few.
Anyways, the reason that Dell only sells Intel is because Intel has monopolized the Processor market. Some companies are just starting to get out of their contract. Like HP and Gateway, however Dell is still stuck to sell Intels. Its a money thing really... I dont remember the exact facts.