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Old 12-21-2005, 06:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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CPU - AMD - Aurora 7500 - AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 4400+ Processor with HyperTransport and Dual Core Technology
OP SYS - Microsoft Windows XP Home with Service Pack 2
Warranty - 1-Year AlienCare Warranty Return To Base + Toll-Free Phone Support
PSU - SLI - Alienware 650 ATX 2.0 - SLI Express
Chassis - Alienware® Full-Tower Chassis
Space Black
Chassis Upgrades 2 - AlienIce™ 2.0 Video Cooling System
Terra Green
Motherboards - SLI - Alienware® nForce™4 SLI™ Chipset Motherboard PCI Express
Video - SLI - Dual NVIDIA® GeForce™ 7800 GTX 256MB PCI-Express DDR3 SLI - NEW! May delay your order
RAM - Aurora 7500 - Alienware® 2Gb Dual Channel PC- 3200 DDR400 Low Latency - 4 x 512Mb
HDD - Aurora 7500 - High Performance - Serial ATA
Serial ATA - 160GB Seagate® Barracuda 7,200 RPM w/8MB Cache
HDD2 - None
Optical One - Sony® 16x DVD ROM BLACK
Optical Two - None
Sound - Aurora 7500 - None
Floppy - 3.5" 1.44 MB Floppy Disk Drive - Black
Modem - None
Network Connection - Integrated High Performance Gigabit Ethernet
Cable Mang - None
Display 1 - Benq 17" LCD Display
Display 2 - None
Keyboard - Microsoft® Multimedia Keyboard - Space Black
Mouse - Microsoft® IntelliMouse Explorer 4.0 - USB - Space Black
Speakers - Creative Inspire® T5200 5.1 74-Watt Speakers
Head phones - None
Security Software - None
Video Optimiser - on - AlienAdrenaline: Video Performance Optimizer
Blank Media - None
Printers - None
Productivity Software - None
Free Alienware T-Shirt - Free Alienware® T-Shirt - Black (a $19.99 value)
Free Alienware Mousepad - Free Alienware® Mousepad (a $20.00 value)
Desktop Enhancements - Exclusive AlienGUIse Theme Manager
AlienInspection - AlienInspection - Exclusive Integration and Inspection - $99.99 Value - FREE!
AlienWiring - AlienWiring - Exclusive Internal Wire Management - $99.99 Value - FREE!

what do ya think? at 5,567.99 australian dollars + $300.00 AUD markoff due to coupon.
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Old 12-21-2005, 12:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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im no pro... but from what ive heard.. Alienware isnt worth it. i was gonna buy a prebuilt but i am so happy i didnt.. like i said im only going by what ive heard.. and ive heard that SLI isnt really worth it. The 7800GTX is more than enough.. by getting 2, your not really doubling performance.. its like a 30% increase from 1 card to SLI. maybe someone more knowledgeable could help you out also
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I, too, have heard and read people that have had serious issues with Alienware's reliability/dependability. You could spend your money wiser -- much wiser.
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You can build that for cheaper than $5k
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You can build that for cheaper than $5k
thats exactly what i was thinking but i didnt say it because i wasnt sure. i just ordered parts for my new pc.. it costed me $800.. mine is not going to be as good as yours.. but yours will not be over $4,000 better. know what i mean? its just not worth it. even if your worried about building it yourself.. theres plenty of really great people here that can guide you through the steps
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:18 PM   #6 (permalink)
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5,567.99 australian dollars not american

MSI GeForce 7800GT PCI-X 256M $664.00 au from aus online
MSI GeForce 7800GT PCI-X 256M $329.00 from newegg
if you move to Aus you could get tooo!
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thats exactly what i was thinking but i didnt say it because i wasnt sure. i just ordered parts for my new pc.. it costed me $800.. mine is not going to be as good as yours.. but yours will not be over $4,000 better. know what i mean? its just not worth it. even if your worried about building it yourself.. theres plenty of really great people here that can guide you through the steps
Hey did it cost you 800 with shipping and tax included? Cuz I was hoping to get in the $800s or low 900s, but I totaled it yesterday and tax+shipping was killer Did you get a case and PSU?
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yea its australian dollar, and also dual core gaming, is it worth it? or just go get a single better processor
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Hey did it cost you 800 with shipping and tax included? Cuz I was hoping to get in the $800s or low 900s, but I totaled it yesterday and tax+shipping was killer Did you get a case and PSU?
well from new egg there is no tax.. and total shipping was like 15 dollars.. no i didnt get the case or psu.. but the local stores near my house have really good cases so ill do that to avoid shipping costs. so total it will be somewhere aroung $870. you can check out my sig to check out the parts i got. newegg has a good deal for the evga 7800gt.. you can get a decent mobo with it for free
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5,567.99 australian dollars not american

MSI GeForce 7800GT PCI-X 256M $664.00 au from aus online
MSI GeForce 7800GT PCI-X 256M $329.00 from newegg
if you move to Aus you could get tooo!
o yea sorry man i forgot its australian.. wow exchange rate really sucks
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