Dell drops prices on Optiplex models

Dell Computer is claiming that its direct business model has allowed the company to pass on lower component prices to customers in the form of cheaper computers, and has dropped the price of selected OptiPlex models by around 10 per cent.

The models are Dell's OptiPlex GX1 and G1 range, featuring Intel Pentium II CPUs, which are aimed at corporate and institutional users.

Sample configurations and pricing are:

OptiPlex GX1 6400L

400MHz PII, 4.3GB HDD, 64MB 100MHz ECC SDRAM, 15in monitor, integrated 3Com 10/100 network support, 4MB video memory, integrated SB-compatible sound, 3-year limited warranty.

Price: $3982 (previously $4395)

OptiPlex GX1 6400L

350MHz PII, 3.2GB HDD, 64MB SDRAM, 15in monitor, integrated 3Com 10/100 network support, 2MB video memory, integrated SB-compatible sound, 3-year limited warranty.

Price: $3384 (previously $3772)

Dell Computer can be called toll-free on 1800 803 385.

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