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Originally Posted by whitingnick View Post
Well this is to be expected I guess, but you won't see me paying more for an inferior product. They need to figure out how to compete in this market. Don't expect simpathy purchases from me Foxconn!
Now if the raise in prices is like $5, I'm ok with that, but if it's +10% ish, then no thanks!
Wth are you talking about? They OWN the market. Good luck finding a pc anywhere in modern society that doesn't have foxconn parts in it.
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post #12 of 72
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Wth are you talking about? They OWN the market. Good luck finding a pc anywhere in modern society that doesn't have foxconn parts in it.
Please expound. I am not familiar with what you're saying.

What you're trying to say is Foxconn makes hardware products for all companies? For example, EVGA, MSI, or Corsair?
Edited by whitingnick - 6/9/10 at 6:56am
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post #13 of 72
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Please expound.

What you're trying to say is Foxconn makes hardware products for all companies? For example, EVGA, MSI, or Corsair?
Yes. That's what he is saying. Every time you buy a motherboard you have bought a foxconn product. Check your socket, or your pci-e/pci slots. Those are just two examples. Like for example the socket on my MSI motherboard is made by foxconn.
    
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Please expound.
Because they make the little bits 'n pieces that you will find on everything from your evga/gigabyte/etc mobo / gpu / hd / dell / apple / ...........etc. etc. etc.

Just have to take a closer look, but their parts are in everything, regardless of what brand you 'think' you're buying.
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post #15 of 72
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Because they make the little bits 'n pieces that you will find on everything from your evga/gigabyte/etc mobo / gpu / hd / dell / apple / ...........etc. etc. etc.

Just have to take a closer look, but their parts are in everything, regardless of what brand you 'think' you're buying.
Oh I got you. Yes I have kinda noticed this, but was not fully aware of the vast significance of their product. Thank you for expounding.

Well then, this really sucks for the consumer, but good for the employee.
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Why did these idiots killed themselves again? How is that the company's fault? If it's such a bad place to work why not just quit?
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well the money has to come from somewhere... executives sure as hell won't take a pay cut to give their employees a raise.
agree 100%

they have enough money, so they dont care if the company goes belly up.


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Why did these idiots killed themselves again? How is that the company's fault? If it's such a bad place to work why not just quit?
Because they don't live in America...........
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too late , sooo sawwy

i would not buy one if i can,
there are alot of peripheral devices that name brands com with their parts but o well
    
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Well, the reason was, I guess, they had to work a lot of hours to get enough to survive. But now they can just work less and get the same wage. I wonder how much less though.
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