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post #121 of 158
i think best buy had tried some things like this in the past....

if they weren't able to crack this market, i don't see how wal-mart will manage it.


maybe they are banking on battlefield 3?
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well the computers they will have at walmart will be better than the ones at best buy. and if walmart cant sell it. no one will be able to.
    
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DUDE!!!-i got a Walmart!!!


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I see this as a benefit to the PC gaming industry as well. More PC gaming consumers, more demand for PC games I suppose
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This is a good thing, regardless what all the "pro leet" PC builders in this thread think, iBuyPower is actually a good brand and I recommend to anyone who doesn't know how to build a PC, or just wants one shipped straight to them ready for gaming.

Of course most of us here like to customize and (really) build our own PC, mainly because its fun and you know for a fact whats going on with it, but not everyone wants to take the time to learn, and ibuypower has a much, MUCH better price/performance ratio than alienware.
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Originally Posted by SC2pro View Post
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.
this.
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I see this as a benefit to the PC gaming industry as well. More PC gaming consumers, more demand for PC games I suppose
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This is a good thing, regardless what all the "pro leet" PC builders in this thread think, iBuyPower is actually a good brand and I recommend to anyone who doesn't know how to build a PC, or just wants one shipped straight to them ready for gaming.

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and this
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post #127 of 158
HA!

Cyberpower is better by leaps and bounds. I actually did some number crunching a few months ago and found it was cheaper to get a PC from Cyberpower than the parts from Newegg with the exact same specs.

But unlike Cyber, IBP's selection is horrid!
post #128 of 158
WHAT!!! IBUYPOWER has very good quality custom pc's but are extremely overpriced. how is this possible? They're more expensive than alienware

EDIT: i took a look at their current prices... they've gotten cheaper... weird i swear i remember them being more expensive
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I actually did some number crunching a few months ago and found it was cheaper to get a PC from Cyberpower than the parts from Newegg with the exact same specs.
So why aren't we all buying Cyberpower PCs then...


According to Walmart's configurator, my $500 client build costs $783
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So why aren't we all buying Cyberpower PCs then...
Because some people prefer to build their own build and some don't have the time to arrange and fit every part.
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