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post #11 of 20
The only time I ever would buy a Dell or an Alienware is for a computer-stupid family member or if I needed a laptop.

The only thing that sucks about Alienware (and maybe Dell too) is that their customer support is in some middle east country and it's a PITA to understand them.
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post #12 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by trueg50 View Post
I used to make fun of Dell, but now I really respect them.

They are by far the best PC ... assembler. Great products, awesome service.
umm their QC could stand to be a bit better.

and I'd respect their units more if they added in one more 120mm fan. it can be a silent fan but they need more airflow, I've heard tales of q6600s hitting 90C load and my stepfathers e6400 hits around 65C load a at stock. The intel stock cooler does better than that and it's a fair deal smaller.
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post #13 of 20
dells...too much crapware and restrictions...but most computer manufacturers are this way
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post #14 of 20
dell laptops are actually great imho, theyre one of the few companies that allow you to create a laptop to what you want and at what price point your looking at. Plus their warranties are great, although the price comming with it may be alittle high.. an extended 4 year warranty for $300 w/ accidental damage coverage.. when its starting to die, spill water on it and get a new one. =D
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post #15 of 20
I went from a Dell E510 (which I'm actually trying to sell, BTW) to a custom system so I could overclock and add my own components, but my E510 wasn't all that bad. I actually got an XPS M1330 Laptop for my wife and it really is impressive. Got the M1330 decked out with all the max components offered at the time for just under $2K, and it was a great deal (I got discounts, original price was $2700 before military discount)
post #16 of 20
All,

I work from Round Rock, Texas. I am the Desktop Community Liaison for the DCF (Dell Community Forum). You don't have to call in to support, just come to the XPS Desktop forum. Here is my bio.
post #17 of 20
Actually in my bios on my m1730 XPS I can overclock my x7900 to 3.4GHZ with just a slider bar with dual 8800m GTXs, and 4GB of RAM the performance compared to my sig rig is pretty close. Meaning I can play all my games on my 17" screen at 1900x1200 and they all play and look really good.
post #18 of 20
I've never had anything but good experiences with Dell products. My wife had one that was in a horizontal micro case. I overclocked it to hell and back and it ran like a champ! I was just surprised that the BIOS allowed OC'ing.
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post #19 of 20
Industry leaders in what? High prices?
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post #20 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Guruboy View Post
You know, an XPS system compared to a similar custom system is really very close in terms of price. Of course you lose overclockability, decent PSU and RAM, etc with a Dell system but you get decent (ish) customer support in return. Not the best, but I've used it and it's helped. I say go ahead Dell, push XPS and Alienware, because they're really some decent brands.



Indeed, I was actually quite impressed by how well my friend's mediocre M1330 ran CoD4.
Last time I checked you could overclock an XPS..
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