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So its basically the same as what dell did to alienware.

Should probably be in the hardware news though
Dude, don't knock it till you test it. The best options on that list for hardware-wise for your desktop comes out to >1,800 dollars. a 480, 8 gb ram, blu ray reader/rewriter, its insane.

I hope this works out if for no other reason then it'll force everyone else to get a lot cheaper with their online build your own pc ventures.
    
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It's been a while since I actually posted something on OCN because right now, this topic hits me hard and I really don't want this to happen. People will be saying, "Oh I love my new iBuypower PC. It's so powerful and everything is so fast!" Then I ask them what the specs are and they would answer, "oh...ummmm, its an iBuypower PC so its supposed to be good! Especially since it has glowing lights and stuff and I can see the software or hardware inside the CPU and stuff" I would be so pissed and I would reply, "Firstly, its called a tower and not a CPU, secondly, **** and **** you wasted your money because you dont even know how powerful your PC is and you are an ignorant fool."

point is I really dont care if the gaming market is focusing on the consoles more than PC but rather the fact that I wanted to play PC games and I wanted to play them maxed out, so I took the time outta my summer and free time and actually LEARN how to put a PC together even though its not that hard now. People shouldnt be buying things they dont completely understand.

TL;DR - I HATE PREBUILTS AND THE DUMMIES THAT BUY THEM.

/rant rage furious end whatever -____-
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Apparently many miss the point.
What point am I missing here? Looks clear as mud to me.
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post #84 of 158
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People shouldnt be buying things they dont completely understand.
You so funny. Ha ha ha.
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Yes! More people get to realize the joy of PC gaming

Random story. So I was on Steam one day and took the risk (I now regret this) and asked the person what kind of computer he had.
Random Guy: "It's a PC"
Me: "I know that, but what kind?"
Random Guy: "Oh, it's a tower. Not a laptop"
Me: "........"
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Yes! More people get to realize the joy of PC gaming

Random story. So I was on Steam one day and took the risk (I now regret this) and asked the person what kind of computer he had.
Random Guy: "It's a PC"
Me: "I know that, but what kind?"
Random Guy: "Oh, it's a tower. Not a laptop"
Me: "........"
Well...at least he's not on xbox.
    
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This is happening because gaming PC's are dying, along with PC gaming, along with the demise of the desktop due to the mobile market, developers and consoles with their game ports.

I can't wait.
    
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This is going to fail pretty hard considering Wal-mart is for the budget and only building your own pc is "budget" not paying $500 for the "premium" treatment from ibuypower
    
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This is happening because gaming PC's are dying, along with PC gaming, along with the demise of the desktop due to the mobile market, developers and consoles with their game ports.

I can't wait.
I sense sarcasm?
    
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There was a time, when laws already on the books, were actually upheld. It's far past time that serious anti-trust laws be enforced. I have nothing against profits, or corporations, for that matter. The time has come however to put these entities who reserve themselves the right to engage in all areas of economic activity to leverage their power endlessly to be placed in check.
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