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Old 10-10-2010, 10:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Now I was considering buying this, I have the a keyboard, mouse, monitor, etc.

What would you rate this for how much it is worth, what is the the demanding game it could probably run, any loop holes (does it include required cables?) etc.

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I can't really comment too much on this, as i'm not up on my uk pricing. To me, it seems abit pricey.. is it the x2 or x4?

No loop holes i can see, and it will only come with the power supply cable to plug it in to the wall...
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I would suggest building one yourself at that price.
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From what i've seen UK PC prices are higher than North America. (This is about $1200 by my calculations).

In Canada this system is worth (factoring in 3 year warranty) $1100 - so i'd say this is not a bad deal.

You can build this yourself for less, but you're sacrificing the 3 year warranty which is quite nice. Also if you're not comfortable building your own, i'd say this isn't a bad deal, but is on the steep side of what the hardware is worth.
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