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Old 02-18-2006, 09:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am considering buying this PC, but I don't really know much about pricing on PC's/Parts. So would this be a good buy for $1,651?

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 Processor 3.4Ghz 800Mhz FSB 2MB

RAM: 1GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM

System Drive: 160GB RAID0

Storage Drive: 250GB Serial ATA II 3GB

CD/DVD Drive: 16x Dual Layer CD/DVD RW+-

Motherboard: Alienware PCI express

Graphics Processor: 256Mb

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Old 02-18-2006, 10:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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From what i can tell, this is a bad deal. More specific details would help out more.

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Old 02-18-2006, 10:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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nah dont buy that.... for that money you could BUILD yor own computer to your own specifications that would be alot better than that one

Intel E8400 @ 3.78ghz
8gb (4x2gb) G.SKILL DDR2 1600 @ 420mhz, 5-5-5-12
ASrock P43Twins1600 (hates RAM dividers)
WD Caviar 500gb + 250gb hdd, 32mb cache
eVGA 7900gs @ 585/1700mhz
OCZ GameXStream 600w PSU
Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum
Cooler Master Centurion 5 case
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Old 02-18-2006, 10:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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this isnt a good buy. you could build a much better pc for much less, or if you dont build get someone to do it for you, u'll be guaranteed better performance and bang for your buck!!
Dell Inspiron 9300
Intel Pentium M 1.73GHZ
128MB ATI Mobility Radeon x300
80GB Hard drive
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Old 02-18-2006, 11:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Don't let the the alienware fool you.

Stick with an AMD proccessor

G. Skill 4GB(2x2GB) DDR800
eVGA 8800GTS 320MB
super pi: 1m=20s
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Old 02-20-2006, 11:50 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally posted by RockyZ
Don't let the the alienware fool you.

Stick with an AMD proccessor
ya make your own rig. alienware is not worth it specially if you going to spend that much money when you can build a better computer
Amd Sempron 2500+
ECS K7VTA3 mobo
1 gig Ram
Asus N6600
Antec 300 Watt PSU
19\" LCD
Logitech Mouse & Keyboard
Antec SOHO sx1030 Server
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Old 02-21-2006, 12:15 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Don't buy that.
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Old 02-21-2006, 12:55 AM   #8 (permalink)
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The only reason I'd buy Alienware computers would be for the case, and matching input devices and monitor. Other than that, they're bad deals. Just build your own.
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Old 02-21-2006, 01:11 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Having built many gaming computers, I think you should follow the advise of all those answering this thread. Learn enough to build your own. MUCH cheaper!

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