Best Buy: Only $1700 For This Awesome Broken Computer

Reader Scott says:

I was wandering around Best Buy yesterday here in Missouri when we came across this. Essentially, the back of this “open box” tagged computer was completely broken off. I realize that this may indeed be the nature of “open box” product, but seriously… 1700 dollars for a computer with this kind of blatant damage?

You’ll also notice that it is marked neither damaged or missing parts…

Well, Scott it seems that Best Buy doesn’t carry this model Sony anymore, so we can’t compare the price to see what kind of a discount this sort of damage warrants.

Newegg, however, is charging $40 more for an undamaged version. Seems worth it to us, but what do we know. At least they’re not charging more this time.