They're definitely charging too much for that. Build your own. It's so much better and cheaper.
For the exact same specs? Ummm, no? Can you do something better using different hardware? Probably. The price is fine though... $3200 for all those parts is accurate.
CPU 300 Motherboard 175 CPU cooler ( not sure, guessing ) 100 Memory 150 SSD 175 HD 100 Video cards 1500 Case 150 PSU 200 Windows 75
$2925, and it could go up and down for price. The video cards were actually around $1600, but I assume you can get a good price here and there for parts. So maybe around $200 mark up on a system that costs $3000 to build isn't asking much... I used to work at Fry's, if you buy all your parts and ask the tech guys to build it for you, it is $100 labor. I would assume a company that does all this for you and has a warranty can charge at least $200. Also doesn't include any extras like all that lightning junk thrown in, not sure how much the CPU cooler is, could be more. --- You can buy a $500 console and a $500 computer and have two crap machines, or you can spend $1000 building your own computer and have the best of both worlds.