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Originally Posted by badatgames18;15031250 
not sure if they manufacturer their own mobo, but the last person i saw with a alienware desktop.. it had a custom bios which was specifically from alienware and it sucked

EDIT: other than that it's a good deal

Don't all companies do their own logos etc.? Asus Dell HP everyone. I like the Alienware Logo / Boot screen imo lol
post #12 of 56
Yeah but, at the very least you got the core components worth around that much, plus a sweet case, 8gb of ram a 1tb hdd, a power supply, etc...

worst case? you buy a new motherboard...


You must have purchased a refurbed unit... thats really cheap for an alienware with that kind of hardware...

I mean I just customized an alienware aurora with those parts, it was close to $1850
Edited by identitycrisis - 9/22/11 at 4:59pm
     
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post #13 of 56
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Originally Posted by identitycrisis;15031300 
Yeah but, at the very least you got the core components worth around that much, plus a sweet case, 8gb of ram a 1tb hdd, a power supply, etc...

worst case? you buy a new motherboard...


You must have purchased a refurbed unit... thats really cheap for an alienware with that kind of hardware...

yeah it comes with 1 year hardware warranty so.
post #14 of 56
Great deal. I'd change the mobo later on, but its still amazing at that price.
     
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post #15 of 56
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Originally Posted by RagingAzn628;15031215 
I actually bought the OCZ Solid 3 (SATA3) a week ago for $50. Gonna pop it in there!

Yeah it comes with 1 year warranty


-- Alien Aurora R3: 1 Yr Ltd Warranty, Basic Service after Remote Diagnosis (Included In Price)

Pretty good deal then, you'll for surely enjoy it.

Goodluck and happy gaming! thumb.gif
 
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post #16 of 56
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Originally Posted by ALiShaikh;15031320 
Great deal. I'd change the mobo later on, but its still amazing at that price.

Hmm everyone keep talking about the motherboard, why is it that bad?
post #17 of 56
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Originally Posted by Dustin1;15031329 
Pretty good deal then, you'll for surely enjoy it.

Goodluck and happy gaming! thumb.gif

sweet thanks smile.gif some people got the same specs but paid about 40 bucks more for gtx 590... I didn't get a chance to grab one DOH!
post #18 of 56
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Originally Posted by RagingAzn628;15031234 
What do you mean their own mobo? I don't think Dell manufacture Mobos do they?

Technically they don't.... But Foxconn makes the boards for Dell...

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post #19 of 56
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Originally Posted by RagingAzn628;15031333 
Hmm everyone keep talking about the motherboard, why is it that bad?

Because it may have overclocking features disabled...

But these cpus have turbo boost... So it shouldn't matter for a while...
     
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post #20 of 56
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Originally Posted by identitycrisis;15031346 
Because it may have overclocking features disabled...

But these cpus have turbo boost... So it shouldn't matter for a while...

Well it's "watercooled" and comes with the 2600k so how much OC can I do on this beast?
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