Why are Dell desktop packages so much cheaper than HP and other computers?

Question by Technics: Why are Dell desktop packages so much cheaper than HP and other computers?
Is that a good thing or a bad thing? I am interested in a computer featuring an AMD 5000+ processor, i want a good video card, also a 500gb hard drive and 2gigs of ram. A TV Tuner would be a bonus. I noticed the HP package that I want is $ 1100 without a monitor; but the Dell package that comes with a 20″ monitor is only $ 1049. Why is that?

Best answer:

Answer by saint
dell uses cheaper motherboards

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