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Post Anyone have any feedback on this computer system?
Basicly i've got a 8 year old computer now that is a dead desktop anyways. I purchased a laptop to get me by for a bit, but don't see it as a gaming machine.

http://computers.toptenreviews.com/gami ... eview.html

This computer is ranked right up there as a prime gaming machine. It looks alright to me, but as you all know.. I don't know computers. I'm going by what the review says.

Everyone's input is appreciated.

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For the price they will whack you with for that machine you could probably build 3 other decent machines and
a years subscription to whatever MMO you want for all three as well.

How far is SC from you Sin? I have a buddy that could build you a cheap and good machine down there.
Actually he could probably ship it to you for a decent price as well if it's too far to drive.

Let me know. He's like a brother and will hook you up.

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It's a good haul for me to SC. Although I did make a run to Atlanta once many years back to party with a bunch of drunks...

I'm open to all kinds of suggestions though. I don't know enough to build my own system.. but won't be shy about having someone else do it either.

Bottom of the page said $1200. That didn't really seem like alot compared to some other shit i've seen out there.. like Alienware.

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$1299 with no customizations--what they describe on that page is a heavily customized system (dual GTX580s and such) which will run far more. It's really misleading--and wouldn't deal with a company that's so misleading.

What you get for $1300 is fairly pedestrian.

I built an MMO-capable rig for myself when WAR was released for $480--that was all parts included though I did get some pretty insane discounts on a couple of things. Since that was built (in September 08), I've only made one upgrade to a new video card for $175. You can easily build a system in the $750 range that's more than capable.

Buying pre-built machines, especially in cases that look like that one does, is a huge waste of money. Building a PC from scratch is not hard...like...at all.

Edit: the only part of building a computer from the ground up that's the least bit "fiddly" is mounting the processor and fan. If you're not interested in doing that or scared you might screw it up (and it really is the one area you CAN screw up) you can find lots of places that sell a motherboard with a processor and fan pre-mounted for you.

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Once i move into my new place i'm going to get a new machine built. I know this dude in RI that likes fishing and would love to build me a new computer for some beer.

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Thats a possibility. Just got my power back from the hurricane so il look into what deals there are. what price range you lookin at?

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