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Same reason people buy Apple products.
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Originally Posted by smokinwaffle View Post
you guys say that ignorant rich people buy them, but you are actually being quite ignorant saying that yourself.

They are generally bought by people who don't have the knowledge of pc building (as simple as it is to learn), and wants to buy a system that works out of the box, from a well known company they know and trust(dell), with a warranty for someone to fix it if it goes wrong.

They pay a premium for it, but some would say it's piece of mind, which is fair enough if you don't know a lot. Granted, it's obviously very expensive if you know the costs and have the knowledge of building it yourself, but not everyone has that knowledge.
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^This. I totally wanted an Alienware computer when I was 12.
I totally wanted a TRS-80 when I was 13
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I totally wanted a TRS-80 when I was 13
Does that system support eyefinity?
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I totally wanted a TRS-80 when I was 13
ah well... commodore was better...
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To say people buy them because they work right out of the box and dont know how to build one is still lame excuse. you can get a similar rig to an alien ware from gateway or asus that is ment for gaming and still cheaper. Those people just are not researching enough before the blow their money wad, wich means ignorant.

I was that ignorant at one point a bought a M11x cause I wanted to be able to game anywhere. I got it for 600 bucks and it was actually pretty good. But once I educated myself built my own rig, I feel stupid for ever thinking alienware was worth a ****. I built my sig rig for right around a grand. I went to alienwares site and built the exact same specs ecept lower end graphics cards and it cost close to 2500 bucks. Gross...

Saying people are ignorant is true I was ignorant and then became educated about PC gaming and OCing thanks to this forum. Ignorant does not mean cut down it means uneducated.
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ah well... commodore was better...
there was no commodore when the TRS-80 came out.
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post #48 of 115
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To say people buy them because they work right out of the box and dont know how to build one is still lame excuse. you can get a similar rig to an alien ware from gateway or asus that is ment for gaming and still cheaper. Those people just are not researching enough before the blow their money wad, wich means ignorant.

I was that ignorant at one point a bought a M11x cause I wanted to be able to game anywhere. I got it for 600 bucks and it was actually pretty good. But once I educated myself built my own rig, I feel stupid for ever thinking alienware was worth a ****. I built my sig rig for right around a grand. I went to alienwares site and built the exact same specs ecept lower end graphics cards and it cost close to 2500 bucks. Gross...

Saying people are ignorant is true I was ignorant and then became educated about PC gaming and OCing thanks to this forum. Ignorant does not mean cut down it means uneducated.
Well laptops are a totally different story, you can't build an equivalent laptop like you would a desktop. I bought an M11x when I went to AFghanistan because moving my desktop wasn't practical, I ended up selling it for $50 less than I paid for it though.
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this kid in my history class says he had a better pc than me and it was "alien-ware"
and it cost 1,500 dollars and half the class started ROFLING.
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this kid in my history class says he had a better pc than me and it was "alien-ware"
and it cost 1,500 dollars and half the class started ROFLING.
I wish I was in your class.
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