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post #21 of 52
Lulz to anyone first time visiting these forums (not you guys obviously) BUT.
NEVER EVER NEVER NEVER NEVER EVER NEVER NEVER buy an oem comp. Building your own is cheaper and better. Simple as that. I can prove it to you with a $300 gateway and $10,000 Alienware ALX whatever it is.
     
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post #22 of 52
no
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post #23 of 52
Buy it, then dont come back here saying you shouldve gotten a better build if you built one yourself
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post #24 of 52
Besides the cool design of the case. Alienware is complete crap.
post #25 of 52
As a whole, custom built PCs don't have much resale value, but many people have luck reselling individual parts on the forums here, craigslist, or eBay. An equivalent rig will cost like $800-$1000. You can just resell the motherboard, cpu, memory, and video card later on and buy newer parts in about a year or two. The market for used parts is not bad at all. I'm not sure if many would actually buy a used Alienware. Those who consider don't really know better and will probably buy a new one anyway.

Just my 2 cents
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post #26 of 52
Wait till they fix the sandy bridge issues and build your own sytem for the price of that.
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post #27 of 52
2 580s and a 950 for that money.
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post #28 of 52
theirs mabe a grand worth of parts their, complete ripoff
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post #29 of 52
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Originally Posted by tango bango View Post
As an alien ware owner (aurora )I looked long and hard weather to build or buy another. After doing a few build pricing its cheaper and you get a better computer. The thing why I'm not buying another AW is simple (no offense here)its build in almost every county but the USA. Dell says its non proprietary but it is. Listen to these guys and build your own.
Name one really high quality computer company based from america. You know where intel and AMD chips are made? Not america. You know where every single computer PCB is made? not america. They don't build them here because we demand more pay for less work. Over seas the people get paid well because they do an absolute amazing job building circuits and IC's and other stuff.
post #30 of 52
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Originally Posted by thrasherht View Post
Name one really high quality computer company based from america. You know where intel and AMD chips are made? Not america. You know where every single computer PCB is made? not america. They don't build them here because we demand more pay for less work. Over seas the people get paid well because they do an absolute amazing job building circuits and IC's and other stuff.
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