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Old 10-08-2005, 04:34 PM   #21 (permalink)
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check out www.monarchcomputer.com they are great. i bought my computer from them and i couldn't be happier. for 4500 you could do SOOOOO much better than dell or alienware.
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Old 10-08-2005, 08:39 PM   #22 (permalink)
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well if i had that much cash and wanted a rig just for gaming here is what i would get

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Old 10-09-2005, 11:29 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Yeah, I would have to agree, dell sucks! The other day I was in the mall and a customer from the dell direct store was harassing a dell employee because his computer sucked so bad and no one would service him. Wow was that great! The best part of the story is when my friends and I yelled from the top balcony "BUY A MACINTOSH!" and he replied "I will after I finish with these two (not a nice word)"
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Old 10-09-2005, 11:36 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Dell REALLY sucks.
1) Their tech support is worse than Alienware's (trust me, my brother has a Dell and i have an Alienware),
2) Dell buys items in "white boxes" meaning, they are basically blank parts, and Dell is able to put any name on said part,
3) Alienware cases are SO freaking nice! Installing new hardware is SUCH a breeze!
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Old 10-09-2005, 06:26 PM   #25 (permalink)
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IMO Alienware cases are to big.
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Old 10-09-2005, 09:03 PM   #26 (permalink)
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dell is quite bad. My friend waited for 20 minutes for tech support.
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Old 10-20-2005, 02:17 AM   #27 (permalink)
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once the option is there to build i think that u should do that! you could save so much. and get much better specs than they would offer, but i would go with dell if i had to buy one. but building is the best option!
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Old 10-20-2005, 02:25 AM   #28 (permalink)
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With that money, you could get godly machines elsewhere.

Btw, if you do go dual core, don't bother getting a 4800+.

why? is it just way to expensive or somethign?
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Old 10-20-2005, 08:57 AM   #29 (permalink)
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I have no idea why you would want to avoid the 4800+ dual core. I would go for an FX-57 myself... Wow, do not buy the dell, please.

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I bet you can make a better computer for like 2 k less
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