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Old 01-19-2006, 11:03 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I love my XPS Gen 2. Runs games just fine. I'm just looking to downgrade to something smaller for school and use a desktop for gaming.

<font size=1><b>Current Build:</b>
DFI Lanparty Ultra-D
<a href=\"http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc?id=77714\">AMD 64 X2 4400+ @ 2.20GHz</a>
Big Typhoon Heatsink/Fan
2 GB G.Skill DDR500 PC4000
eVGA 256MB 7800GTX
37GB Raptor
2x 120GB Hard Drives</font>
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Old 01-25-2006, 06:38 AM   #12 (permalink)
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not true actually. its a myth that if you build it yourself it costs less. i got the one in my sig for 1450. i made an athlon based one that matches it but had 1 gig of ram instead of 2 like the xps and it was like 120 cheaper. big deal. the only thing about the xps is that it has alot of pre installed software on it, but i deleted that anyway. making a comp yourself isnt as good of a thing as it used to be. and if something goes wrong with a custom made oen, (which it will) good luck fixing it. youll be pretty much on your own.

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