Question Are prebuilt PCs made by a machine or a human?

Joni1566

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So is there like a machine that is building a prebuilt PCs or is there a Pearson Person [Moderator edit to correct typo.] connecting the part's
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Eximo

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I suppose it depends on the company, and the product being made. If the volume is high enough it makes sense to automate.

Here is an automated desktop assembly line (Making Lenovos):

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNqNVgLk1Mg


Here's a clip of a Gigabyte factory making motherboards, very people heavy.

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bR-DOeAm-PQ


I know ASUS has nearly fully automated PCB production in place. Mostly people reloading part placement machines and then doing the testing and packaging.

PC assembly, even laptops, has been people powered for a long time. OEMs like Dell use Foxconn.

If you can customize it, you can assume it was assembled by hand.
 
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Generally speaking, Prebuilts are still mostly assembled by hand. Reason being, fully automated assembly line is not viable unless you churn out a specific model of prebuilt desktop en masse. With prebuilt desktop volumes continuosly shrining for past 2 decades, very few companies would see benefit in doing it this way.

As for Lenovo, it's a chinese company so you do need take any of these "infomercials" with grain of salt. Some of their production is indeed robotized, but not accross the whole product stack.
 

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