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post #41 of 59
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Originally Posted by Booty Warrior View Post
$1,350 for 12GB @ 1600MHz... that's just so wrong.
nonono. Just remember. This is what it costs to UPGRADE to 12gb @ 1600mhz. So it's MUCH more than just 1350 for the ram.
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post #42 of 59
this is what corporations do... If you want a gaming machine do it yourself. Other people who don't have the knowledge or scared to try then they can pay whatever they want, it's their money after all.
    
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post #43 of 59
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I want to meet the person that pays 1300 bucks for 12 gig of RAM...
So do I, I have a bridge for sale
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post #44 of 59
Yes Dells upgrade prices are high, but it's more for the fact that they are "building it" for you then the actual pieces themselves. That price also comes from the fact that you can blame Dell for anything g that happens for a year and get instant service. And a lot of other factors.
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It's funny, right after I built my sig rig about a month ago, just for giggles, I went to Dell to see if I could quote the "same machine". The only way I could was through their Alienware line, and with the same stuff (except for the SSD, they didn't have a small one so I put in a 3 TB hard drive to compensate for the cost) it was almost $3000. I paid about $1300.
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Paying for the Alienware name.
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post #47 of 59
we pay $300 but a one off special deal for our special customers is $50000
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post #48 of 59
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Originally Posted by aerieth View Post
Paying for the Alienware name.
Paying for the Guaranteed RMA within the First year shipping cost at the time of purchase.

What is sad is that governments and schools pay this,
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post #49 of 59
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Paying for the Alienware name.
Pretty much, unless its a laptop, I laugh when I hear someone bought an Alienware desktop for gaming.....srsly bro?
post #50 of 59
I'm surprised people still rant on this.

These over priced schemes have been present for over ten years. Move on people.

Oh just a note, prepare to be scared beyond your wildest imaginations. Dell is not the only company that does this.

Liek omg no wai brah.
    
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