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Old 05-14-2008, 04:13 PM   #1
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Question What's The Better Deal?

Area-51® 7500

Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E8200 2.66GHz 6MB Cache 1333MHz FSB
Alienware P2 Chassis: Alienware® P2 Chassis with AlienIce™ 3.0 Video Cooling - Space Black
System Lighting: Alienware® Standard System Lighting - Plasma Purple
System Cooling: Alienware® Standard System Cooling
Power Supply: Alienware® 750 Watt Multi-GPU Approved Power Supply
Graphics Processor: Single Graphics Card - 1GB ATI® Radeon™ HD 3870 X2 – Dual GPU Technology
Video Optimizer: AlienAdrenaline v1.0: Video Performance Optimizer
Memory: 4GB Patriot EP+ Low Latency Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 800MHz - 4 x 1024MB
Motherboard: Alienware® Approved NVIDIA® nForce 680i SLI Motherboard
Operating System (Office software not included): Windows Vista® Home Premium – DirectX 10 Ready!
Desktop Tuners and Remotes: Without Media Center Remote Control
System Drive: Single Drive Configuration - 250GB SATA 3Gb/s 7,200RPM 16MB Cache
Optical Drives : Single Drive Configuration - 20X Dual-Layer Burner (DVD±RW)
Enthusiast Essentials: Killer K1 Gaming Network Interface Card - Smoother Online Gaming!
Sound Card: High-Definition 7.1 Performance Audio
Monitor: 22'' Samsung 1680 x 1050 (2ms) SyncMaster Widescreen Flat Panel
Keyboard: Premium Keyboard - Standard Keyboard
Mouse: Premium Mouse - Standard Optical 3-Button Mouse with Scroll Wheel
Warranty: 1-Year AlienCare Toll-Free 24/7 Phone Support w/ Onsite Service
Alienware Extras: Alienware® Mesh Cap
Alienware Extras: Alienware® Mousepad
Alienware Extras: Alienware® Desktop Binder
Alienware Extras: Owner Identification Card
Alienware Extras: Internal Wire Management
Alienhead 3D
Window Style: Default Window Style
Mouse Pointers: Standard Mouse Pointers
Power Plan: Standard Power Plan
Automatic Updates: Automatic Updates On
Time Zones: (GMT - 5.00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Price: $2,500


iBuypower Gamer 941-GL Intel Gaming Computer

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Processor
Asus P5N-E SLI Mainboard
3GB High-Speed DDR2-800 Memory
20x DL DVD+/-RW Drive
16x DVD-ROM Drive
500GB SATA Hard Drive
Onboard Audio, LAN
NVIDIA GeForce 8800GTS 512MB x 2
NZXT LEXA Blackline Gaming Tower + Red Color Lighting
600 Watt PSU

Price: $1,700

What is the better deal for a good gaming computer that will last me for a long time playing high-end computer games?

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Old 05-14-2008, 04:31 PM   #2
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Default Re: What's The Better Deal?

seems like the ibuypower is better.
but unless you dont have all those accessories, (monitor, mouse, mousepad, etc.)
then the alienware might be better as a package.

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Old 05-14-2008, 04:35 PM   #3
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Is there any difference between getting a ATI 1GB Graphics card or an nVIDIA Dual 512MB?
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Old 05-14-2008, 04:35 PM   #4
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I believe alienware is just a bunch of overpriced computers. Their labtops are good though.

And if I were you, I would go with a 9800GTX in SLI. Or a 8800GT in SLI. And if you want to, you could wait for the HD 4 series to come out either by the end of this month, or the beginning of next month.
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