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For $100 more....

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/YEOU

To be fair, you did not do TOO bad, but the 6870 made me laugh.


Reason why i did that^^
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Custom cable sleeving = custom cables = non-stock manufacturer cable. That would ruin your case against the manufacturer right there! You probably had the cables laid out incorrectly or in either case voided your warranty.

Thats what it looks like to me! Pins or wires might have touched.
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This is the PC that I got off Amazon. COMPARED TO ALIENWARE'S PRICE IT IS A DEAL!

But that has no validity since Aleinware is dell, and dell likes to charge an absurd amount for parts you could buy cheaper online, and even CHEAPER from OCN or openbox/refurb deals. Just because one company says it is a deal does not mean it is.


The only thing unique is the case. Other than that, bad buy. Dell mobos/rebrands are terrible, and you would not be able to overclock.
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Lol, mention the word alienware and people lose their minds on custom builder forums. Seriously.

This is an enthusiast website. We work hard to build our rigs and take pride in doing so. If you buy an over priced dell pre-built and ask for an atta-boy, well..... you can add 2+2.
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Not bad of a purchase when you don't have time to build one. I almost bought an Alienware but when I called customer service. They couldn't tell me the watts of the PSU, what brand the mobo and DRAM was.

The Mobo is Alienware branded, they really skimp on the RAM...but I was not to worried about that since I had Corsair RAM to install.
     
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But that has no validity since Aleinware is dell, and dell likes to charge an absurd amount for parts you could buy cheaper online, and even CHEAPER from OCN or openbox/refurb deals. Just because one company says it is a deal does not mean it is.


The only thing unique is the case. Other than that, bad buy. Dell mobos/rebrands are terrible, and you would not be able to overclock.

:-) I can't overclock? Watch me O.C. my CPU to 4.7 :-) I will post when I do so :-)
     
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RAM is RAM.

For most general purposes, you aren't going to notice a difference. I'd be more concerned with the Mobo more then anything.
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:-) I can't overclock? Watch me O.C. my CPU to 4.7 :-) I will post when I do so :-)

LOL

With a hyper 212, you are just asking for trouble
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RAM is RAM.

For most general purposes, you aren't going to notice a difference. I'd be more concerned with the Mobo more then anything.
LOL

With a hyper 212, you are just asking for trouble
With a 3930k yeah that would be. Can barely cool a 3570k at 4.4 with 1.17V.
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RAM is RAM.

For most general purposes, you aren't going to notice a difference. I'd be more concerned with the Mobo more then anything.
LOL

With a hyper 212, you are just asking for trouble

This PC does not have a Hyper 212. It came with a all in one Alienware Liquid Cooler. I AM LOVING THIS THREAD. People are trashing each other..:thumb:and Me
     
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I saw some posts mentioning a 212. I guess I was wrong but... calm down. You didn't mention that you had a w/c kit in your OP
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