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[techpowerup] Alienware Adds Core 2 Extreme QX9770 3.2GHz to Area-51 Tower

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Quickly following on the heels of its GeForce 9800 GX2 update, Alienware on Monday afternoon refreshed the Area-51 gaming tower to add Intel's 3.2GHz Core 2 Extreme QX9770 (12MB L2 Cache) as its best processor option. The new speed eclipses the 3GHz limit set by the older system and also brings with it a faster 1600MHz system bus. The option will launch as a higher-tier option alongside the earlier Core 2 Extreme QX9650 3GHz processor and will boost the price of the system by $1,650 to $3,749 while keeping the 2GB of RAM, GeForce 9600 GT video, and 250GB hard drive of the base system. Alienware estimates shipping systems configured with the new chip by mid-April.

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Good for them. I say everyone should stop posting new from Alienware as no one here will ever buy em

Dont want to bash on your find tho, dont take it personally.
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Amazing, almost half of that $3749 price comes from the processor alone!
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Well, it makes sense

nice find lins.
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