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Old 12-08-2009, 10:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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im really not good with computers, but iv had an Alienware laptop for the past 4 years or so..its finally startin to slow down..so im lookin to buy a desktop from Alienware..these are what i have found to be within my price range..are they decent for MMOs, obviously WoW will be fine, but i want to know about games like Aion, etc..the higher stuff..nothing crazy

Intel® Core™ i7 920 2.66GHz (8MB Cache) Quad Core Processor edit
OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, 64bit, English edit
VIDEO CARD Single 1.8GB NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 260 edit
MEMORY 6GB DDR3 1333MHz (3x 2GB) Tri Channel Memory edit
HARD DRIVE 640GB - SATA-II, 3Gb/s, 7,200RPM, 16MB Cache HDD edit
OPTICAL DRIVE 24X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW) w/double layer write capability edit

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Old 12-09-2009, 04:44 AM   #2 (permalink)
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How much are you paying? You could get a better computer if you build it your self.


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Old 12-09-2009, 07:10 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome to the forums. That looks like a decent PC held back slightly by the GTX260. I don't know what you are paying but you can definitely get a better deal building yourself with the added benefit of being able to overclock that i7.

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Old 12-09-2009, 08:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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well my budget has dropped to 1000-1500 now lol..i honestly dont know anything about building a computer, etc...if anyone could help me out making the best gaming rig for around $1300 averagish?..when building a computer do you literally mean building one, or say going to a online store, choosing your stats, they build it, then send it to you?
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