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Slightly off topic, But I heard on Dave Graveline that Dell is buying Alienware. I guess dell is trying to lose it's cheesy image and move to high end PCing
    
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why would he get a pre-built computer when he could build it himself for cheaper

Because he's the kind of person that would rather just spend the money to have it done and have a warranty with it. I tried talking him into just buying the parts he wanted and I would throw it together for him but he said if something goes wrong he's stuck with paying to fix it. If something goes wrong with what he just bought then they get to pay for fixing it. Oh well, his money not mine.


An update: He's no longer gonna have that MB, he just upgraded to the quad 7900 GTX's
    
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My dad just got raped by them... I mean ordered an Aurora 7500 with basically all the upgrades and the mb is the A8N32-SLI Deluxe.
I am confused. How does getting the flagship Asus motherboard constitute getting raped by AW?

To set the record strait here is the A8N SLi line from basic to flagship:

A8N-SLi - NB Fan
A8N-SLi Deluxe - NB fan w/ upgraded components
A8N-SLi Premium - NB heatpipe
A8N32-SLi Deluxe - NB and SB heatpipe w/ top of the line components

That is all. There is no A8N32-SLi Premium so if this is the motherboard AW uses then they are using the best Asus (and IMHO best period) board made. The picture on the website is the A8N32-SLi Deluxe.

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An update: He's no longer gonna have that MB, he just upgraded to the quad 7900 GTX's
He is still going to ge the A8N32-SLi Deluxe. Why would they change it for quad GPUs?

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Thats the best board for SLi, and in my eyes, the best Asus board around. I want one.
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post #16 of 18
Quote:
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I am confused. How does getting the flagship Asus motherboard constitute getting raped by AW?

To set the record strait here is the A8N SLi line from basic to flagship:

A8N-SLi - NB Fan
A8N-SLi Deluxe - NB fan w/ upgraded components
A8N-SLi Premium - NB heatpipe
A8N32-SLi Deluxe - NB and SB heatpipe w/ top of the line components

That is all. There is no A8N32-SLi Premium so if this is the motherboard AW uses then they are using the best Asus (and IMHO best period) board made. The picture on the website is the A8N32-SLi Deluxe.

Es

Didn't mean because he's getting that board, I mean because of how much it's all costing him.


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He is still going to ge the A8N32-SLi Deluxe. Why would they change it for quad GPUs?

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Not sure why, that's just what he was told. They said they had to wait for them to get a different mb in stock to be able to go with the quad gpu's so it's pushing it back another 2 weeks.
    
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post #17 of 18
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Originally Posted by I Know Nothing
Didn't mean because he's getting that board, I mean because of how much it's all costing him.
Ahhh, I see now. He is indeed getting bent over with no KY.

Quote:
Originally Posted by I Know Nothing
Not sure why, that's just what he was told. They said they had to wait for them to get a different mb in stock to be able to go with the quad gpu's so it's pushing it back another 2 weeks.
When I looked at the AW site that was the board pictured with the quad setup. No telling why they need to change it to something else.

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Slightly off topic, But I heard on Dave Graveline that Dell is buying Alienware. I guess dell is trying to lose it's cheesy image and move to high end PCing
Dell has already bought Alienware.. And Dell with its "Renegade" has the fastest computer at stock available.
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