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Best "Dell" performance wise; budget $500.

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This post is for my friend. He's going to play games on it and all that crap. I have no idea why he's choosing dell. It's apparently his only option. Has to be from Dell.com
    
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Get a rig with a cheap Phenom x4 or x3 and put a HD5770/HD5750 in it.
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if he is your friend help build him a computer? buy from newegg, use a paypal account to pay.
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Originally Posted by hammertime850 View Post
if he is your friend help build him a computer? buy from newegg, use a paypal account to pay.
This ^^ He will never be able to game on a $500 Dell. lol.
post #5 of 10
Probably for the payment plan. My old Dell was only like 20 bucks a month, I believe when I bought it.

I think the XPS systems are the best they offer from Dell.

Here's a link to build a "personalized gaming system. Don't see the gpu in there though..? AMD.

Here's the i5/i7 builds.
Edited by crashdummy35 - 10/23/11 at 12:59pm
 
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post #6 of 10
"Build" a PC on Dell.
Then, "Build" a PC on Newegg for the same price.
Use Newegg preferred plan, if you want a payment plan. lower interest rates. And if it's $500 or more, 0 interest for 12 months.
Ask who is paying for this PC. Probably ma and pa...
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by SIMPSONATOR View Post
"Build" a PC on Dell.
Then, "Build" a PC on Newegg for the same price.
Use Newegg preferred plan, if you want a payment plan. lower interest rates. And if it's $500 or more, 0 interest for 12 months.
Ask who is paying for this PC. Probably ma and pa...
Definitely. Not to mention warranties: 3 yr, 5 yr, even Life Time on some parts. I'd definitely try and talk into a personal build on that alone. Could even grab a few parts here, used, for cheap.
 
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post #8 of 10
Convince your friend to let you build a PC for him instead of Dell OEM.
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Err, guys, this is posted in the laptop section. Assuming he posted it correctly, how do you exactly build a laptop for $500...
     
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Ay yi yi

ok, then:
http://www.dell.com/content/products...corp&~lt=popup
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