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There is no such thing as value when it comes to anything Alienware, you always overpay for lower quality components over building a custom rig. Meaning you can always do better for cheaper.

Also that particular Alienware build is really bad. They go way overkill on the CPU, and throw just a 6870 for a GPU? That isn't a gaming rig. A gaming rig for that price range would be an I5 3570k + Higher end GPU or Crossfire/SLI 2 mid range GPUs. Alienware doesn't have a clue how to build a gaming rig. Not trying to troll or anything but they're freaking scrubs.

So congratulations on overpaying, but I hope you enjoy your new rig anyway.

Thank you for your insight. I don't know how you can say this isn't a gaming rig.

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I am just wondering if this is not a Gaming rig..what is? Is is the one in your signature?
     
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Thank you for your insight. I don't know how you can say this isn't a gaming rig.

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I am just wondering if this is not a Gaming rig..what is? Is is the one in your signature?

OP, now at this point you are just fueling the flame.

He wasnt speaking in the course of your currently standing Desktop, he was speaking in the matter of the configuration of the system you had purchased from alienware. As I mentioned before, for the price that you usually stuck with for a purchase from alienware it wasnt a bad price, however you are at a website where people constantly are up to date on the going rates on many components of all PC hardware, its for similar reasons why the majority doesnt support Apple products.

If someone was looking for a gaming machine, I would not couple a 3930k with a 6870, I wouldnt even use it for video editing as AMD cards often dont play well with many of the software out there...

Congrats on your new toys, but dont expect OCN to endorse your decision through and through, and furthermore your temperament in this thread isnt helping either man
    
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Next Question..I want to upgrade my Gtx-580 Classified to a GTX-780 (sli), GTX-690, Or GTX-Titan. What do you think?
     
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Next Question..I want to upgrade my Gtx-580 Classified to a GTX-780 (sli), GTX-690, Or GTX-Titan. What do you think?
GTX780 sli or wait for AMD's offering
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780's if you can get them! I heard they're only like 8% slower than Titans.

690's are a decent option if you can find one cheap. They're technically old tech now.

Or if you can wait, wait till AMD's GPU's come out and than shop around.

If your PSU can handle it and you got the cash go for it!

Haven't followed the whole thread but make sure you have a quality PSU or overcompensate on wattage.

Unless they changed recently AW seems to put the cheapest PSU they can so I would check on the PSU.

Also if your system was meant only as a gaming rig, you could have gotten a few different components to maximize gaming.

I think that's what the previous poster meant.

I would have loved a 3930k for doing some work at home but seems a bit overkill for gaming.

Good luck OP and congrats on your rig!

Edit: Did you ever figure out how much everything ended up costing you? With all the replacement parts? Quick gander, I'm assuming you spent closer to 2k for everything after everything. 580's still cost a decent amount.
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If you want people to stop bothering you about your build you should just create a new post about graphics cards instead of keeping this thread going....
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Go for a single 780, i do not see anywhere that you even need 690/ 780/ Titan SLi.
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780's if you can get them! I heard they're only like 8% slower than Titans.

690's are a decent option if you can find one cheap. They're technically old tech now.

Or if you can wait, wait till AMD's GPU's come out and than shop around.

If your PSU can handle it and you got the cash go for it!

Haven't followed the whole thread but make sure you have a quality PSU or overcompensate on wattage.

Unless they changed recently AW seems to put the cheapest PSU they can so I would check on the PSU.

Also if your system was meant only as a gaming rig, you could have gotten a few different components to maximize gaming.

I think that's what the previous poster meant.

I would have loved a 3930k for doing some work at home but seems a bit overkill for gaming.

Good luck OP and congrats on your rig!

Edit: Did you ever figure out how much everything ended up costing you? With all the replacement parts? Quick gander, I'm assuming you spent closer to 2k for everything after everything. 580's still cost a decent amount.

Thank you for your advice..It is much apperciated!
     
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If you want people to stop bothering you about your build you should just create a new post about graphics cards instead of keeping this thread going....

Please stay on the topic..Thank you.
     
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Please stay on the topic..Thank you.
He kinda had a point also every review will tell you the GTX 780 would be the best choice at this moment.
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