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Old 08-20-2007, 09:03 PM   #1
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Default Help buying new computer!

http://alienware.com/product_detail_...de=SKU-DEFAULT

Hey I wish I knew more about computers so I could build my own. I plan on using the notebook for school, some computer games and rendering do you think this computer is worth it?

Area-51 m9750

* Intel® Core™2 Duo Processors (4MB Cache, 667MHz FSB)
* Intel 945PM + ICH7M-DH Chipset
* Up to 4GB Dual Channel DDR2 at 667MHz
* 2 dedicated SO-DIMM slots for Dual Channel DDR2 Memory

Graphics & Video

* Single Graphics Card
512MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX GDDR3
* Dual Graphics Cards
512MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX GDDR3
NVIDIA nForce 100 with NVIDIA® SLI™ technology
* Connectivity
o Video in: Integrated TV Tuner (Coaxial) - Optional
o Video in: One S-Video in connector
o Video out: One VGA Connector
o Video out: One DVI-D Connector
o TV out: One S-Video out connector

Storage

* Easily-removable Slot Loading Hard Drives
* Single Hard Drive
o 5400 RPM - Up to 250GB SATA with NCQ
o 7200 RPM - Up to 200GB SATA with NCQ
* Dual Hard Drives in RAID 0
o 5400 RPM - Up to 500GB (2 x 250GB)
o 7200 RPM - Up to 400GB (2 X 200GB)
* Optical Drives
o 24x DVD-ROM/CD-RW
o 8x Dual Layer CD-RW/DVD±RW
o 8x Dual Layer CD-RW/DVD±RW w/ LightScribe Technology
o Dual Layer Blu-Ray/DVD±R/W/CD-RW Burner

But check out the other tech specs, is it worth it for $2,099 or so.
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Old 08-20-2007, 09:05 PM   #2
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Pretty nice! I guess your gaming on it??
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Old 08-20-2007, 09:05 PM   #3
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Default Re: Help buying new computer!

Check newegg.com
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Old 08-20-2007, 09:08 PM   #4
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I like tigerdirect.com better though.
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That's another good one. Some things are cheaper on Tiger Direct and some are cheaper on Newegg. Newegg overall has the best prices IMO.
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Old 08-20-2007, 09:12 PM   #6
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Yea I guess so.
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that is a great deal IMO, i would say this even it was 2,500. also what configuration are you buying? specifically dual or single video card?
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Old 08-20-2007, 10:13 PM   #8
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I don't know yet what do you suggest
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