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Old 06-22-2007, 06:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am looking at computers from DigitalStorm the Twister Pro 3 and from Ibuypower the Game Master. They have similar specs but with different components. The Digital sells for $2046 and the Buypower is about $1930, both with no LCD.

The Buypower uses a NZXT case, Thermaltake PSU, Asus Mobo, Serial ATA HD, Mushkin memory. Other than that the specs are about the same.

They both have 3 year warranty and life time support. Does anyone have comments on the reliability of the companies or on the configuration?

Case: Digital Storm Twister PRO (No Side Window) (Black Anodized
Aluminum Finish)
Power Supply: 750W Thermaltake (SLI Compatible) (Silent Toughpower
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz (1066MHz Front Side Bus) (4MB
Motherboard: nVidia 680i Core 2 Quad (By: eVGA) (nForce 680i SLI)
Memory: 2GB DDR2 Corsair at 667MHz (Dual Channel)
Floppy / Media: - No Thanks
Hard Drive 1: 320GB Western Digital (16MB Cache) (7200 RPM) (SATA)
Hard Drive 2: - No Thanks
Raid Option: - No Thanks
Optical Drive 1: DVD-ROM/CD-ROM (DVD Reader 16x / CD Reader 40x)
Optical Drive 2: DVD±R/RW/CD-R/RW (DVD Writer 18x / CD-Writer 48x)
Network Card: High Speed Network Port (Supports High-Speed Cable / DSL
/ Network Connections)
Modem: Creative Labs V.92 Modem Blaster
Video Card: nVidia GeForce 8800GTS 640MB (By: eVGA) (PCI-Express)
TV Tuner: - No Thanks
Sound Card: Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy SE (Up to 7.1 Channel)
Physics Card: - No Thanks
Cooling: Air Cooled Stage 2 (Silent Artic Cooling Heat-sink (Copper
Case Lighting: Blizzard Internal Lighting (Blue Edition) (Cold Cathode
Round Cables: - No Thanks
User Manual: Personalized Platinum Digital Storm Binder (Includes
Windows OS: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
Restore Kit: Digital Storm Specialized Recovery System (DVD Image
Protection: - No Thanks
Office: - No Thanks
LCD Display: - No Thanks
Surge Shield: - No Thanks
Speakers: Creative 5.1 System (Black Edition) (Model SBS 580) (Includes
Keyboard: Microsoft Multimedia Desktop 2.0 (Multimedia Keyboard +
Optical Wheel Mouse)
Mouse: - No Thanks my keyboard comes with a mouse
Warranty: 3 Year Platinum Care Extended Parts & Labor Warranty
Support: Lifetime Toll-Free Platinum Care Technical Support

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I would say to build your own. For that amount of money, you can have an 8800GTX included in the build, if you were to build it yourself.



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if u are gonna buy, from US or Canada try NCIX..... they hae really good systems for decent price... plus u can choose the specs u want....
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i agree with b1gapl. i have a pc built for less than $1900 with everything that i need. but i just need the money.
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Don't buy that setup. You can do better if you build your own computer.
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