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[Gamefront] Wal-Mart Teams With iBUYPOWER to Offer Custom Gaming PCs

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If you’ve always wanted a custom-built gaming PC, but didn’t feel like building it yourself, you can now get some help from one of the most recognized names in retail: Wal-Mart.

In a press release today, iBUYPOWER announced a partnership with the retail giant to offer custom-built gaming rigs through Wal-Mart’s website.
I don't know about the quality of iBuyPower's stuff, but being a Wal-mart associate, i can't help but wonder if my Associate Discount would apply to this

Walmart.com System configurator: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Build-Your...PC/15374646#rr
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Me: "oh... at least your happy"
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sounds asian the brand, i buypower..
no offense as i myself am one rofl
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I did a double-take on the thread title... dub teh eff, is all I can say.
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Originally Posted by nitd_kim View Post
Me: "Oh, you play pc games? cool? What's your computer specs?"
Newb: "Oh, it's custom"
Me: "yeah, what's the specs?"
Newb: "It's an iBuyPower PC :] it's awesome"
Me: "oh... at least your happy"
This.

Nub: Dude, check my new gaming computer. It's faster than yours!
Me: What are the specs?
Nub: It's iBuypower, it cost a lot of money, and it glows.
Me: L0L narb
    
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post #6 of 158
So its basically the same as what dell did to alienware.

Should probably be in the hardware news though
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This will be hilarious.

IDK if anyone has looked into an IBuyPower computer but its funny. Cable management = fail, heatsinks = fail, part choices = fail.
    
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I feel like the number of "custom PCs" with awesome blue LEDs everywhere is going to skyrocket.
    
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this actually looks pretty cool even if 90% of people that will buy them will have no idea how powerful their PC really is LOL. i actually looked at some of them and they look really good for the price.
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Originally Posted by Hysteria~ View Post
This.

Nub: Dude, check my new gaming computer. It's faster than yours!
Me: What are the specs?
Nub: It's iBuypower, it cost a lot of money, and it glows.
Me: L0L narb
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Originally Posted by nitd_kim View Post
Me: "Oh, you play pc games? cool? What's your computer specs?"
Newb: "Oh, it's custom"
Me: "yeah, what's the specs?"
Newb: "It's an iBuyPower PC :] it's awesome"
Me: "oh... at least your happy"
We should be embracing this. With more people owning gaming computers game designers will take computer gaming more seriously.
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