Yokemate of Keyboards
Posts: 4695 from 2009/1/28
From: Delaware, USA
No wonder. The original estimated price was fair and good. I would have bought it for this price. The final estimated price was just ridiculous.
That was my point in several exchanges with Raptor representatives last week.
But the part that troubled me was their pursuit of this project without informing or involving IBM.
IBM currently only sells to companies it qualifies.
Why would you go to the trouble of designing a complex motherboard without the funding to produce it and without exploring whether or not you could secure the parts for it?
"Never attribute to malice what can more readily explained by incompetence"