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Buying Apple Products

Hello.  I am in/near Los Angeles, Ca.  I am a Windows network admin, who must acquire a $7000 assortment of Apple equipment (CPU, monitors, etc) for a new graphics artist.  Inasmuch as I have no experience buying Apple products beyond its retail stores, I should ask "those you who know" where I can buy this equipment with the assistance of a sales rep who won't take us to the cleaners.  I'd prefer online/delivery.
Thank you.
Mike
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michaelheffernan

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Thank you both.  She doesn't have much of a clue; the stuff's always been supplied to her.  I will eyeball these suggestions.
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Yeah, I figure that about Apple.  Thanks again.
M
Steven Carnahan

It looks like the "street" (no corporate account discount) price at Softchoice is the same as the apple store:

http://www.softchoice.com/searchresults?Ntt=Mac%20Pro%20MD770LL/A&dim=1&scc=Mac%20Pro%20MD770LL/A

CDW is the same as well:

http://www.cdw.com/shop/products/Apple-Mac-Pro-Xeon-W3565-3.2-GHz-Monitor-none/2735452.aspx?enkwrd=ALLPROD%3a%7cMac%2520Pro%2520MD770LL%252fA%7cAll%20Product%20Catalog

However Zones does come in about $4.50 cheaper:

http://www.zones.com/site/locate/search.html?txt_search=Mac+Pro+MD770LL%2FA&non_partner_search=no_partner_id&txt_search2.x=12&txt_search2.y=12


So basically what the others have said is probably best.  Deal directly with Apple for a pennies (or a couple dollars) more it is worth the piece of mind of no middle man.  :)
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