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I love the generic "800w PSU" you get with the $400 GTX 480.

Can you say potential house fires(from PSU)/ bleeding ears?
Oh great,cheap components in the last place you would want them such as PSU's,in flashy lighted cases.
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$1,348.00
with selected options
Premium or optional items have added to the base price.
Included Items
Standard Items
Case (Your Choice)
Antec DF-35 Gaming Computer Case (+$100.00)

Processor (Your Choice)
Phenom II x6 1075T Processor with AM3 Motherboard & Cooling Fan (+$140.00)

Memory (Your Choice)
4 x 2GB = 8GB DDR3-1333 Gaming Grade Memory Module (+$110.00)

Hard Drive (Your Choice)
2TB 7200RPM Hard Disk Drive (+$80.00)

Graphics Card (Your Choice)
ATI Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card with 800W Power Supply (+$210.00)

DVD/Blu-ray Drive (Your Choice)
24X DVD+/-RW DL Optical Drive

Operating System (Your Choice)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-Bit Edition

Card Reader (Optional)
Monitors (Optional)
Acer 21.5" Widescreen LCD Monitor, 1920 x 1080 Full HD, 5ms, 20,000:1, 16:9 , VGA + DVI (w/ HDCP), P215HBbd (+$130.00)
Printer (Optional)


Seems a bit high to me.
ROFLMAO! My rig cost a lot less than that.

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In other news: www.overclock.net sees an influx of new members asking for help overclocking their brand new ibuypower pc's.
More on computer related house fires at 10.
Edited by Heavy MG - 4/26/11 at 9:42pm
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post #102 of 158
friend of mine bought an ibuypower... like... 6... years ago?
was basically a normal custom built computer, part selection was intelligent actually.
different friend bought an ibuypower like... 3 years ago?
he spent LOADS to get an EE quad core chip... with a geforce 7300
it had a crappy ibuypower logo tthing stuck to it, that stuff bugs me. wasn't even on straight.
case fans that COME WITH THE CASE WHEN YOU BUY IT weren't even there (there were no case fans.) so his computer would overheat all the time with the crappy stock heatsink and no airflow outside of the PSU fan
not to mention the PSU was inadequate and had to be replaced.

not cool with these guys
not cool with walmart
this is perfect.
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post #103 of 158
PC gaming ftw.

Ibuypower custom pcs...its a start for neophytes.
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post #104 of 158
Thread Starter 
I Myself would never personally buy an iBuyPower PC as i built mine, but i think this partnership will have several benefits:
1. make more people aware of the PC gaming market and how much better it is that the consoles
2. it might even get iBuyPower enough business to hire some competent builders and customer service reps
post #105 of 158
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More on computer related house fires at 10.
ROFL~!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :winning:
    
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post #106 of 158
I love how everyone gets so mad @ this. What are they doing to you know, mister computer builder? They providing service for people who lack initiative and would rather just buy a gaming computer.


All it means is: More noobs to pwn .
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post #107 of 158
I'm not sure about price advantage, I configured CyberPower PC then apply discount code and it's cheaper than newegg, and you get killed on shipping charges for all your components separately.
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post #108 of 158
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I'm not sure about price advantage, I configured CyberPower PC then apply discount code and it's cheaper than newegg, and you get killed on shipping charges for all your components separately.
Well yeah,with a discount code of course it's cheaper. Did the configured system have brand name hardware?
Newegg has sales quite often,and a lot of their items have had 3 day free shipping lately.
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post #109 of 158
Cyber Power - Cheap, but a Total Gamble, Things go smoothly or Crap. Customer Service is always a *****. Literally.
Ibuypower - Expensive, but its customer service is decent.
Actually learning something and building it yourself - Fun, cheap, you can always return parts, no need to deal with crappy customer service, learning curve if you arent a tech guy.
post #110 of 158
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Well yeah,with a discount code of course it's cheaper. Did the configured system have brand name hardware?
Newegg has sales quite often,and a lot of their items have had 3 day free shipping lately.
Read Cyberpower reviews. Craploads of CUSTOMER SERVICE WAS BLAH BLAH bad part BLAH BLAH took me 8 weeks for parts BLAH BLAH it didnt work on startup BLAH BLAH.
Btw, I guarantee they use USED parts. I guarantee it. Also, they claim to check and optimize the pc. What a load bs, how could so many people have computers not working out of the box, if it was checked and optimized.
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