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I'm more than happy to let people buy them. They then break, and then they pay me money to fix it for them.
    
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I'm more than happy to let people buy them. They then break, and then they pay me money to fix it for them.
I hear that, although not alot of alienware came through my shop. The one guy who brought one in acted like he new how to fix it himself, I was like "*** you bring it in for then". When rich snobby people pay absurd amounts of money on something they think their pros at it or something.

P.S. I must say though those little M11x gaming netbooks are pretty damn sweet. When I had mine I was able to game in the delivery room.lol jk. but they are convenient.
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I'm more than happy to let people buy them. They then break, and then they pay me money to fix it for them.
One reason one might decided to purchase a pre-built gaming desktop is for the warranty_tech support_

Its for those who are skeptical and just don't trust their computer knowledge enough to want to attempt a repair so if something goes wrong down the road, they just take it in and get it fix with warranty_

I know I use to purchase Prebuilt desktops for that main reason, I just didn't know enough computers to want to build one_ took me a long time to gather the guts to build one lol.

Alienwares are nice, you're paying for the quality of the build, warranty and reliability. Along with labor that took to put the PC together.(Including software of course) Yes its overly price but it gives you a peace of mind that its done right and has warranty to cover =]

Maybe a few years ago I would purchase one because heck they were sweet and I didn't know how to build one =] For the regular consumer I say you just can't go wrong with Alienware_
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yah but each of the parts we put together has their own warranty but they probably don't know that.
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you have to admit that case is prolly the ugliest case on the market
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I bought an m11x, very portable (battery/size), powerful, etc.. I'd never buy anything else in their line up. And after my purchase I'll never buy Alienware again (build quality).

Not everyone is tech savvy and there will be always be idiots. Some idiots choose to find random things and rant about them in the wrong section. : O

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sounds like a rant to me
It is...
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one of my hobbies was to make alienware desktops, to take the price as higher as possible and then make the same computer on a shopping cart and to see the difference. Try it, you'll feel good
    
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I bought an m11x, very portable (battery/size), powerful, etc.. I'd never buy anything else in their line up. And after my purchase I'll never buy Alienware again (build quality).

Not everyone is tech savvy and there will be always be idiots. Some idiots choose to find random things and rant about them in the wrong section. : O



It is...
your the idiot, as i never mentioned the laptop/notebook versions which without doubt are excellent, this thread is about the outrages prices they are being sold for even second hand.
    
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Most people who buy pre made gaming rigs are people who want to play PC games, but have either no knowledge themselves or know no one that can build them a decent PC. For most of us here on OC.net computers and building them are simple as pie, but there are a whole lot more people out there who play PC games that have no idea how their PC works.

It's also a big reason why consoles sell so well. People don't have to pay 4k for a pre built gaming rig and worry about drivers, OS, installs, defragging, antivirus ect....
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