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Maybe you weren't aware but dell can actually afford to sell it at a loss too. They profit several billion a year.

Yea, they could throw hundreds of thousands out their office windows. How exactly will that help them? Consoles are sold at a loss because the amount they make on licensing and accessories, etc. far outweighs the loss on the consoles. Dell does not get licensing fees from games and won't make much from accessories. They do not stand to gain anything from pushing out a bunch of their boxes other than the sale of said boxes.
    
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they should die.
Bro, please. At least throw some logic in here and there.
 
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post #263 of 593
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GT545

lol, that actually looks pretty good...might convince roomie to get this.
    
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post #264 of 593
This is awful. What a joke
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post #265 of 593
It looks pretty so it is good.= Opinion of most consumers. Don't get me wrong looks are important but they matter less then most other aspects.
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post #266 of 593
This isn't a bad price for a PRE-BUILT PC with these specs. Can we at least agree on that?

Sure, I'd like the market to get a bit more reasonable, but this is not that far off. The only thing that really needs to be upped is the GPU, otherwise it's a solid PRE-BUILT PC.

*Pre-built means you don't have to assemble it yourself, in case anyone was wondering. Seeing all these posts, it seems like you guys missed that. rolleyes.gif
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post #267 of 593
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Way too many posts arguing about adjectives some marketing team threw in.
I think pre-builts are good for people who are short on time or want to give someone a gift. Some people have no interest in researching parts, installing an OS/drivers, or debugging a system. In case of a problem they only have to deal with one company for CS whether that be good or bad. People don't mind paying for convenience which is a common theme in today's society.

This. Lighten up people smile.gif
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post #268 of 593
At least the shell looks like $699, at least in the photo.
 
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post #269 of 593
it's great that they're taking a initiative to pc gaming but man is it overpriced! 700 bucks for a gts455 and a i3? :I
even it was prebuilt the most i would sell for this would be 400 bucks. you could probably build it for 300
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post #270 of 593
Over on Engadget... LOL, if pics were allowed in my signature, this would be in it!

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