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Kip69 is absolutely correct. Working at Foxconn is way better than working out on a field. Not to mention the pay is higher and sometimes the living conditions is much nicer, even though. To us, it may seem like rubbish. There are many people trying to get a job there and are willing to wait and wait because they know it's way better than working on a farm.

I just watched a video about it. And what Kip69 said, tends to be true after watching the video.
Yeah working at a field is dam hard. I couldnt handle picking Free Strawberries for more than an hour at a field where an uncle works at. he transports the strawberries from the field to packing area.

Every so often my uncle would tell us to go and pick some strawberries for ourselves since he knows the owner pretty well. Damn having to bend so low and working under the hot sun or cold misty weather here where I live was too much for me after an hour. I was like hell I'm done I got enough strawberries, next day I couldn't even move because my back was hurting so bad .

We are not talking about strawberries here, but I bet a lot of people feel sorry for all those farm workers that work 10+ hours and yet we just buy those strawberries and eat them.

Like I said on my other post we just can't help it so don't feel bad using foxconn motherboards, I'm pretty sure all the other big brand companies have horrible stories, too. Just like Wal-mart and how they exploit pretty much everything and ppl go there anyways.
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You guys know that every SINGLE motherboard and Apple PC/phone has bits of Foxconn in it, right? You're supporting them no matter what.
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You guys know that every SINGLE motherboard and Apple PC/phone has bits of Foxconn in it, right? You're supporting them no matter what.
+PS3s, XBoxes, other consoles, Amazon Kindles etc etc etc
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Seniors are serious gamers, make sure you put some high FSB quality powerhouse boards in those Atom PCs. Oh yeah, and overkill is a myth, getting a monster super powered motherboard is all that counts. Plus, I think Intel makes an adapter for Atom that lets it work in 1366 boards. Rampage III would be your best bet.

Oh yeah, don't worry cause the only straight company is MSI and if you don't buy MSI you will kill a kid in Africa for every dollar you spend.

****! I looked at the I/O ports on my MSI MB and it said Foxconn, I'm returning it!
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Seniors are serious gamers, make sure you put some high FSB quality powerhouse boards in those Atom PCs. Oh yeah, and overkill is a myth, getting a monster super powered motherboard is all that counts. Plus, I think Intel makes an adapter for Atom that lets it work in 1366 boards. Rampage III would be your best bet.

Oh yeah, don't worry cause the only straight company is MSI and if you don't buy MSI you will kill a kid in Africa for every dollar you spend.

****! I looked at the I/O ports on my MSI MB and it said Foxconn, I'm returning it!
Haha about the ports. Well Foxconn manufactures like every part of the motherboard. Even Asus will outsource for certain components like slots/ports and stuff...from Foxconn.

Well I see everyone's point. Thanks!
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You guys know that every SINGLE motherboard and Apple PC/phone has bits of Foxconn in it, right? You're supporting them no matter what.
Yep. I knew that. And I don't buy any of those.
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Haha about the ports. Well Foxconn manufactures like every part of the motherboard.
Well, not every part, they don't make the controllers, bridges, or chipsets. But yes, every socket, port, and header is made by Foxconn.
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I think its completely fine using Intel boards. They're not going to overclock or anything.
    
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Lol, no matter what you do, you're going to be buying something from a foxconn factory. SATA cables, rear I/O ports, electronic parts, you name it it's likely to be made by foxconn.
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post #50 of 68
unfornitately for the op n everyone else we are all supporting by proxy some sort of mishap misdeed or mistreatment when ever u buy something. even groceries i worked for a chemical plant for years ive seen river n sewer dumping n ground so poluted nothing will grow peoples skin ripped off by machines n arms n legs crushed. farmers buy our products n u eat the food they grow so ur supporting all that stuff.
my point is its a factory there never perfect an far from ideal but people work there because they have too. Its like that almost every where sadly but thats how things r
just somethin to chew on but i do admire ur morals but like stated before unfortanutely its either money or morals in buisness
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