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Old 03-10-2008, 07:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Alienware Launches 4-GPU CrossFireX PC

Hot on the heels of the Catalyst 8.3 driver release, Alienware launched their new gaming PC, the Area-51 ALX CFX. The 4 GPUs come courtesy of paired ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 video cards, which we reviewed here. Pricing starts at US$5149.

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well, at least the price is not too bloated...

I wonder how much a similar setup would cost if you were to make it yourself

2x 3870X2 = ~$900

QX9650 = ~$1000

You've got barely $2000 covered there on the most expensive components - I can't see the rest of the components covering $3000...

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Old 03-14-2008, 12:27 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thats not really for someone like me, it would really drive me to poverty and hunger if I would buy that thing! T_T... Can anyone give an estimate on how much a system would cost to run a game like Crysis, Assassins Creed and the likes in high setting? (not ultra high, just high right ;D)
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You can custom build one that'll do that for about $1200, roughly.
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Old 03-15-2008, 06:41 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Ah I see, so its possible to have a cheaper one that does the job. The only problem is things or technology these days constantly gets obsolete so fast. I hope when I finally complete building a new rig, it would still do the job of the of the new introduced tech. or games.
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