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Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post

I'll post the same thing I have in previous Alienware bashing threads.
Get over it.

Besides the factor of knowledge, time is also one. 

A friend of mine is a professional and she charges on a hourly basis.  With her hourly rate, the time she spent on building a computer might well be spent on giving consultation and charging her clients enough to buy a new system.

 

Customer support is excellent.  I recall an incident where her system had some problem.  She called and a technician came to her home the next business day with a small suitcase.  Inside the suitcase are almost all the new components (motherboard, ram sticks, video cards and power supply).  He did the diagnosis onsite for half hour and finally replaced the PSU.  (I was there all the time watching him.)  Quite impressive.

 

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Originally Posted by Polymerabbit View Post

Wow, it's 'only' $3999 AUD over here... roughly $5199 NZD.
I really don't want to see the profit margins on these...

This is interesting.

 

For the same system, it costs

$9600 NZD (~USD $8000) in NZ

$3999AUD (~USD $4300) in Australia

 

I price exactly the same system in Dell (China) website and it comes to USD $3900 equivalent.

 

I wonder how much the same system costs in Dell (US) website.

 

 


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post #52 of 104
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the new Aurora can support dual graphics cards up to 2GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon™ HD 69502.

LOLOLOLOL
post #53 of 104
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the new Aurora can support dual graphics cards up to 2GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon™ HD 69502.
LOLOLOLOL

Wow AMD work fast. The 7XXX series was just released and they are already on the 6XXXX series now biggrin.gif
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Wow AMD work fast. The 7XXX series was just released and they are already on the 6XXXX series now biggrin.gif

its actually 6950(2)... the 2 being a clause at the bottom of the page, lol
post #55 of 104
Knowledge, time, and support = money

That is why these products exist.
post #56 of 104
People who have more money than sense would buy that, however I can see the appeal of the Alienware cases, but I'd still stick with my HAF-X. biggrin.gif
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Actually I take that back having seen the interior of the case, it's just awful:

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Knowledge, time, and support = money
That is why these products exist.

Yeah but $10K?
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There's got to be an error... 10k is way too much.

But, that's alienware...
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There's got to be an error... 10k is way too much.
But, that's alienware...

$10k NZD tongue.gif well I was rounding to the nearest thousand

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This is without a monitor and only 1 year of support.
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