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Old 03-21-2005, 02:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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This is my new Alienware computer, tell me what you think. Its a Area-51 3500

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 540J w/ HT Technology 3.2 GHz 1MB Cache

Motherboard: Alienware PCI Express Motherboard with Intel 915G Express Chipset

Memory: 1GB Alienware Dual Channel Low-Latency DDR PC-3200 at 400 MHz-2x

Graphics Processor: Radeon X800 XL

System Drive: High Performance -Serial ATA- 160GB Seagate Barracuda 7200

Total: $1180
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$99(Shipping)
$1279
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Old 03-21-2005, 02:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i really like the looks of those machines.
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Old 03-21-2005, 02:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Nice dude, and honestly not a bad price either for Alienware, usually they charge up the butt, but that seems like a fairly good deal from them. Start overclockin the CPU, RAM, and graphics card
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That is a good deal from alienware but if they did use a standard ATX mobo I would get AMD if you gonna be gaming other then that it is good price for alien ware and looks awsome!
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I would expisally get an AMD seeing that your a gamer. You could do better than alienware for that price, but at the same time alienware is not genuinely screwing you over either.
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Old 03-21-2005, 07:38 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I'm suprised at the price. You've got a good deal going there and to make it better you should switch to amd. I have seen an Alienware in action, great quality but usually expensive.
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You could build that cheaper with parts from newegg.
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Old 03-21-2005, 09:13 AM   #8 (permalink)
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yea, but usually alienware price are off the charts. i say he got a pretty good deal.
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Old 03-21-2005, 09:56 AM   #9 (permalink)
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You could really make a great machine buying parts off newegg

AN example

amd 3500+ $210
dfi lanparty $150
1 gig corsair ocx ram $200
i saw an add in my sunday paper for a 160gb hdd for $40 after rebates
case $150
PSU Antec true blue $75 or x connect $100
assorted optical drives $100
cables $35
Fans $30
Thermaltake sonic tower cpu cooler $50 (i dont care what cpu coolre you get i just think this one looks tite
total cost with shipping $1105
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Old 03-21-2005, 10:07 AM   #10 (permalink)
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you'd save a ****load ($100...wow) on shipping buying just the parts too. However, that is a good deal.
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