Originally Posted by thirdshiftdj
Get the i7 build. You won't need anything else for awhile. GPU is good. Is that your only choice?
That was the best one dell would go on that model. I did want a higher graphics card but if that will play crysis type games I'd be good. Fear 2 would run on decent on max right?
Here is the complete package for the I7 one. Is there anything else I might want to up.
Intel® Core™i7-920 Processor(8MB L2 Cache, 2.66GHz)
OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium Edition SP1, 64-Bit
WARRANTY AND SERVICE 2Yr Ltd Hardware Warranty, InHome Service after Remote Diagnosis
MEMORY 6GB Tri-Channel DDR3 SDRAM at 1066MHz - 6 DIMMs
HARD DRIVE 500GB - 7200RPM, SATA 3.0Gb/s, 16MB Cache
OPTICAL DRIVE Single Drive: 16X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW) w/double layer write capability
MONITORS No Monitor
VIDEO CARD ATI Radeon HD 4850 512MB
SOUND CARD Integrated 7.1 Channel Audio
SPEAKERS Dell A525 30 Watt 2.1 Stereo Speakers with Subwoofer
KEYBOARD Dell USB Consumer Multimedia Keyboard
MOUSE Dell Premium Laser Mouse
FLOPPY & MEDIA READER No Floppy Drive or Media Reader Included
Seems pretty good for $1129. Does it matter that it's a studio xps?