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Old 03-16-2009, 01:03 PM   #11
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Well, the system was built with that amount of RAM, and I did a test by taking it down to 4GB. I ran CS4 and it loads fine, but took about 12 seconds from click to screen. WIth the 12GB I got about 4 seconds from click to screen.

The system cost me 5799.99 from Alienware. I just got it about 3 weeks ago. I spoiled myself with my bonus check I was going to build one myself, but figured what the hell LOL.
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Old 03-16-2009, 01:29 PM   #12
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If you build it yourself, You would of saved yourself a couple grand and you could of went out and bought yourself a big as 40" monitor with 7.1 surround sound xD
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Old 03-16-2009, 02:20 PM   #13
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Yeah the build looks good man...

@ Jikifreak that comp in your sig is CRAZY INSANE SICK bro...
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Old 03-16-2009, 02:33 PM   #14
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Well, the system was built with that amount of RAM, and I did a test by taking it down to 4GB. I ran CS4 and it loads fine, but took about 12 seconds from click to screen. WIth the 12GB I got about 4 seconds from click to screen.

The system cost me 5799.99 from Alienware. I just got it about 3 weeks ago. I spoiled myself with my bonus check I was going to build one myself, but figured what the hell LOL.
It's more enjoyable to build your own: better gratification, generally better parts, less expensive (can be), and more knowledge of computers
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He would of saved around 1-2 Grand if he built it himsef..... the knowledge of computer's and expeirence with building computer's is a great bonus and you know your getting good part's cause your handeling them yourself.
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He would of saved around 1-2 Grand if he built it himsef..... the knowledge of computer's and expeirence with building computer's is a great bonus and you know your getting good part's cause your handeling them yourself.
I agree entirely.
I'm never buying a desktop again (retail) It's a good trade skill to have too, many of my friends might pay me to do it lol.
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He could of bought a big ass 40" monitor and 7.1 Surround sound with that extra money :P Now that's a kick ass gaming expeirence :P
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Old 03-16-2009, 03:22 PM   #18
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Yeah I know I should have built it, but I was in the heat of the moment I guess you could say I have built a few rigs, and am very proud of them, but this time I went the other way LOL. Plus I didnt mind spending the extra money since I had a nice bonus from my work
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if you plan on ever doing more then one card or water cooling dont get the antec 900
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make sure your psu is modular
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He could of bought a big ass 40" monitor and 7.1 Surround sound with that extra money :P Now that's a kick ass gaming expeirence :P

I was looking into that but it would be a little cramped due to the area my computer is located. But, 30" is totaly enough for me It works great for Adobe CS4 stuff, and gaming! I've been playing Call of Duty World at War, and Tomb Raider Underworls, AWESOME enough for me on a computer LOL.
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