This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards.

wanting a gaming pc for a long time

  • Topic Archived
  1. Boards
  2. PC
  3. wanting a gaming pc for a long time

User Info: Raven202

Raven202
3 years ago#1
what do you guys think of this alienware x51 build? should i buy it or skip it???

Intel® Core™ i3-3220 Processor (3.30 GHz, 3MB Cache, with Hyper-Threading Technology)
Windows 8, English (64bit)
4GB (2X2GB) 1600MHz DDR3 Memory
1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive with Native Command Queuing
1GB GDDR5 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 645
PSN:Ravenrules
XBL:PunkRockchaos

User Info: PR_Fiasco

PR_Fiasco
3 years ago#2
Never buy alienware.

Assemble your own PC. It's better.
TBWNN
i5 3570K @ 3.4Ghz | GTX 670 | 8GB RAM

User Info: DerPancake

DerPancake
3 years ago#3
How much does it cost?
i7-4770k | EVGA GeForce GTX770 2GB | Asus Sabertooth Z87 | Corsair Vengeance 8GB RAM
Samsung 840 120GB SSD | CM Storm Enforcer | Corsair TX 750 Watt

User Info: Thrasher84o

Thrasher84o
3 years ago#4
What type of budget are you looking at? Also are you only going for pre-built or are you willing to build it yourself? Only asking because Alienware seems a bit overpriced, you could get something better for about the same cost.
NAANNNOOOOMMAACCHHIIINNNEEESSS!!!
Steam ID: NewGuy771

User Info: PhilOnDez

PhilOnDez
3 years ago#5
Is that the $999 model? Because you can buy an i3 machine for $350 on newegg and slap in a 7870/660 and get better results for half the price without having to build it on your own. If you want to build on your own with the same budget you can make something nice for $1000, like a 4670k and a 760 with an SSD for your OS.
Every time I try to go where I really wanna be it's already where I am, 'cuz I'm already there
XBL, PSN, Steam, Origin, BSN, GFAQs, MC: PhilOnDez

User Info: Raven202

Raven202
3 years ago#6
yup budget is $1000
PSN:Ravenrules
XBL:PunkRockchaos

User Info: romsnbombs

romsnbombs
3 years ago#7
The alienware hate is strong on this forum. But that configuration is not all that powerful. Try and go for i5 and 660
2600k | P8P67 M Pro | 8GB | GTX 780 | 700W silent pro

User Info: maybecalls

maybecalls
3 years ago#8
Not that powerful?! It's pathetic, especially at that price.

Don't do it!

User Info: Raven202

Raven202
3 years ago#9
any suggestion for a prebuilt ? budget $1k
PSN:Ravenrules
XBL:PunkRockchaos

User Info: Thrasher84o

Thrasher84o
3 years ago#10
http://www.ecollegepc.com/intel-core-i5-4670-cpu-gaming.html

The force is much stronger with this one.
NAANNNOOOOMMAACCHHIIINNNEEESSS!!!
Steam ID: NewGuy771
  1. Boards
  2. PC
  3. wanting a gaming pc for a long time

Report Message

Terms of Use Violations:

Etiquette Issues:

Notes (optional; required for "Other"):
Add user to Ignore List after reporting

Topic Sticky

You are not allowed to request a sticky.

  • Topic Archived