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It's funny when you read some of the customer ratings, and how mis-informed people are about their newly acquired "state of the art machine". rolleyes.gif
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If anyone bought this for gaming, they should be slapped.
That is a workstation CPU with workstation amounts of RAM and a single 580 and no SDD? It's laughable...

I'm fine with people wanting to buy a system off the shelf because they don't want to learn about PC's, fine. But this is simply a case of separating stupid people from their money.
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Originally Posted by Nicnivian View Post

If anyone bought this for gaming, they should be slapped.
That is a workstation CPU with workstation amounts of RAM and a single 580 and no SDD? It's laughable...
I'm fine with people wanting to buy a system off the shelf because they don't want to learn about PC's, fine. But this is simply a case of separating stupid people from their money.

+1 it's fine for noobs that can't build a pc. But at least balance the components used, get rid of some of that ram, add an ssd etc.
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It's funny when you read some of the customer ratings, and how mis-informed people are about their newly acquired "state of the art machine". rolleyes.gif

Can you blame them? Before I got into computer building I thought Alienware was top notch. But, unlike the people in the reviews, I decided to learn something new and the rest is history. smile.gif
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But I thought more ram=WAY FASTER! specool.gif

lol specs are geared toward the ignorant...what can you expect.

My brother would buy this computer if he had the cash. Thank God I'm here to protect him.
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Originally Posted by OCcomet View Post

It's funny when you read some of the customer ratings, and how mis-informed people are about their newly acquired "state of the art machine". rolleyes.gif

Can you blame them? Before I got into computer building I thought Alienware was top notch. But, unlike the people in the reviews, I decided to learn something new and the rest is history. smile.gif

Well yeah, you have a point. But, it's just sad to see them getting ripped off, that's all. tongue.gif
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Well yeah, you have a point. But, it's just sad to see them getting ripped off, that's all. tongue.gif

Eh, let them stimulate the economy. tongue.gif
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that comes without a monitor, mouse or keyboard.
now here in new zealand, building as follows (considering a 3960x and 32gb is a waste for gaming i did it with a 2600)
i7 2600
8gb mushkin ram
Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD4
gigabyte gtx 580 1.5gb
1tb seagate 7200rpm hard drive
asus dvd drive
NZXT phantom case
windows 7 x64 home premium
comes to $2300NZD, and im willing to bet will perform identically in games.
add another gtx 580 and it becomes $3000nzd, and will be nearly twice as fast as it.
for the extra money saved (assuming Joe doesnt want to build it and pays to get it build) you could buy three u2711h monitors, and a nice sound system and headset. and a bunch of games, put gas in the car for a few weeks, take the missus on holiday for a weekend even.

lol but the alienware has 32gb of ram so its 4 times faster than that piece of junk
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lol but the alienware has 32gb of ram so its 4 times faster than that piece of junk

lol you need to be careful with sarcasm on the internet. I think we both know there are a LOT of people on the internet with broken internal sarcasm meters rolleyes.gif
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I love the fact:

"Premium Client Installation Services of a Desktop or Laptop [$460.00]" thumb.gif

I can't even think how it is going to take two days to install it rolleyes.gif
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