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Fan controller POWER OVERLOAD! biggrin.gif

meh, TBH that is one overpriced Alienware, if it had a 7970 or equivalent it would be another story..
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Fan controller POWER OVERLOAD! biggrin.gif

meh, TBH that is one overpriced Alienware, if it had a 7970 or equivalent it would be another story..

If you look at the OP it says that it is a good deal compared to what Alienware.com Price is :-) Thanks for your input though.
     
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I love the Aurora, its such a beautiful system. Its one of the best damn cases ive ever seen in my life.
+1 from an alienware fan, I love their stuff. I can't wait to get my new alienware m17X laptop.
Alienware has some good service if you ever need it, but their bios is kinda limited. Still my old aurora overclocked pretty heavily.
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If you look at the OP it says that it is a good deal compared to what Alienware.com Price is :-) Thanks for your input though.

Correct, and with $1,400 you can still build something better/faster. No need to even look at pre-built pc's unless you are getting it dirt cheap.
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Correct, and with $1,400 you can still build something better/faster. No need to even look at pre-built pc's unless you are getting it dirt cheap.

Well..If I wanted to build a PC, I would have..Obviously I didn't because I bought a pre-built. STOP TROLLING MY POST!
     
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I agree. Let's keep the prebuilt vs custom out of this. Some people don't want to go through the hassle of a complete build.

Personally, I like to hand pick my own components, and I have the patience and will to do so. And alienware cases are ugly... tongue.gif
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How much would you charge if you built a PC for someone that cost $1100 in parts alone? Hmm?
You don't just pay for the parts inside. You pay for the signature case, and the SERVICE of the system being BUILT, and their excellent customer support.

I've built quite a few PCs for people, and I charge them nothing for it. Why should I? They call me for tech support when anything goes wrong, and that's where I get paid. That aside, those Alienware cases aren't that great, nor are they good looking (personal opinion.) And I'm sorry, but Dell's customer service has turned to crap. 10 years ago they were fantastic, now they're a joke.

Besides, a couple hundred extra for labor and a meh case? really? With how little time it takes to build and get up and running, you're basically playing them $100+ for a not that great case, and $50+ an hour to build it and install Windows... that's ridiculous considering how easy that actually is to do.
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I dont care if it had a Intel six core or not, for around 1400 you could have built something with a way better GPU. Also why GTX 580s? You could have paid less and got better GPU's again......
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Now, that you have given me the opening, how many PC builders have extremely successful businesses and charge nothing or very little for PC builds? What do YOU do if one of your PC's goes bad and the manufacturer won't fix it? Out of pocket you can afford?
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I dont care if it had a Intel six core or not, for around 1400 you could have built something with a way better GPU. Also why GTX 580s? You could have paid less and got better GPU's again......

Agreed. And really, that hex-core is NOT going to benefit you more than a regular quad i7. Unless you're doing crazy rendering and graphic design, anything you're doing on that system will barely utilize 4 cores, let alone 6, it's wasted money. And Dimaggio is absolutely right on the video cards.
 
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