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http://www.tomshardware.com/pictures...r-factory.html

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When a company like Zotac asks us if we’d like to take a tour of its factory, it’s hard to say no. After all, we’re geeks at heart and want to know where our hardware comes from. Besides, you could say we were in the neighborhood anyway, what with Computex and all.
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looks like a mini computer
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I think she is soldering a GTX 560.
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Actually found this a very interesting read. Lots of insight into a product I love so much, but know so little about.
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I love seeing the process of the assembly of various pc parts. I remember watching a video on the assembly of a SSD.

The testing phase looks harsh for the components.
I wouldve love to see the assembly of the zboxes though.
    
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Originally Posted by Mit Namso View Post
looks like a mini computer
Because it's a nettop.
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I <3 Zotac
    
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Yep. All that 'technical' work being done for a measly $7.73/hour, if you don't work more than 40 hours a week.

If only we could have similar plants here the states!
    
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Solder applied, the PCBs leave the automatic soldering machine. All parts are not fixed firmly in place, and the cards are theoretically ready for duty. Granted, running them without a cooler wouldn’t exactly be a good idea.
er, I don't think that word should be there
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er, I don't think that word should be there
Tom's articles tend to have a lot of spelling mistakes and poor grammar now.. what sort of writers are they hiring :u
    
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