for Operations Temporary Funding Proposals
October 8, 1998
Installed cost per PC (incl. monitor, keyboard, mouse, network card, lockdown, software, etc.)|| ||$2000
|Recurring annual costs per PC|| || |
||Replacement (once every 4 years)||$500|
||Maintenance & repair (labor and parts)||$500-750|
Installed cost per network connection (if
|Recurring annual cost per network connection|| || |
LaserJet Printer||4000N cost||$1280|
||Replacement (once every 4 years)||$320|
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||Network jack||$500 plus recurring maintenance for the network |
The range given for maintenance and repair results from the fact that PC's that load their software from a server are less costly to maintain than those whose software is all loaded locally. (All these numbers assume, by the way, non-specialized hardware
and software. Multimedia machines, high-bandwidth network connections, and the like are higher in every category of cost, and it is not possible to generalize about them.)
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