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We should be embracing this. With more people owning gaming computers game designers will take computer gaming more seriously.
Glad someone else thought what I did.
The more PCs geared for gaming that get sold the better chances of devs paying attention to this and concentrate just a little extra on PC when they can.

While it might not be the best PC for gaming, as long as it can run that is all that matters.
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Do you all really think that they will be selling the components for how much they cost to buy on newegg? How would they make any money at all? I'm going to quote myself from another similar thread:


Judging by the responses, I would venture to say that the majority of people in this thread are 13-25 and single. You must realize that while your life is full of free time it isn't the case for most people who have lives, jobs, and homes. Of all the things to spend spare time on, computers is not one that is all too important. We do it because it is a hobby, NOT because it is cheaper. In reality, for how much I can make at work per hour and how valuable the time is to spend with my wife and daughter, I would MUCH rather spend an extra 10-15% for a prebuilt, preinstalled, preworking PC with full support.

For me, however, this is one of my hobbies and so I build them myself. But for the majority of people, buying prebuilt is not at all a bad thing. Alienware has the support of Dell behind them which many people will rag but with which I have never had any unpleasant issues. (and for this thread, Walmart)

All in all, you could do EVERYTHING in your life yourself. Stop going to the store and grow your own garden, make your own biodiesel, do car repairs, CNC your own stuff. Most things in life are cheaper to do yourself but time = money and I am perfectly content paying someone to do my plumbing for me regardless of how cheap it would be to do myself (within reason, of course). I should also add that if you are happy with what you payed, then why worry? Every person in this thread could have gotten a better, cheaper PC ( sometimes *gasp* even a prebuilt) if they would have shopped around more or waiting a few days. But no one rags on you for doing it. Get over other people being content with their purchases.

TL;DR When you don't have this much free time or care to spend time on your PC, you will realize priorities for you are not the same as they were in the past.
Edited by IEATFISH - 4/26/11 at 5:34pm
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Shutup guys, it sickens me, how everyone is so negative about PC gaming finally being availiable to more people. There is nothing wrong with Pre - built, I bought a CyberPowerPC, and it was great. Sure there was some minor problems like my 9800 GX2 which got fried and my mobo died last year, but after replacing the case to get more airflow for my GPU's are working just fine with MSI Afterburner. And they sent me an AMD shirt even though I ordered intel CPU, but it's not my size anyway so I don't care lol.
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Having PC gaming available to more people is all well and good but you just tried justifying ibuypower by having a fried 9800gx2, a dead motherboard and by replacing your case. What??

Ya.......was about to say the same .
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Nicely said!
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as a person who always dealt with prebuilts in the past, this is a completely waste of money and time. Stick with newegg for building , its much cheaper.
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They should've at least teamed up with Digital Storm.
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IBuyPower has always sold flashy colorful systems. Good sales move by walmart, but I wouldn't touch those ugly looking things
Edited by SIMPSONATOR - 4/26/11 at 5:40pm
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?????????????????????????????????????

Having PC gaming available to more people is all well and good but you just tried justifying ibuypower by having a fried 9800gx2, a dead motherboard and by replacing your case. What??
Yea but it only got fried because of insufficient airflow, hence new case,
and board was working fine, but it died because I tried to O/C it too long XD
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Yea but it only got fried because of insufficient airflow, hence new case,
and board was working fine, but it died because I tried to O/C it too long XD
My point remains the same.
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