I am continually amazed at the stupidity of people spending all this money on a PC, AND THEN coming here and asking if what they just bought is good.
Okay guzy I just bought this from Dell tell me if it was worth it!?
Module Description Show Details Aurora Alienware Aurora Desktop Operating System Windows® 7 Home Premium, 64Bit, English Processors Intel® Core™ i7-4960X Extreme Processor (6-cores, 15MB Cache, Overclocked up to 4.3GHz w/TurboBoost) Memory 16GB (4 X 4GB) Quad Channel DDR3 at 1600MHz Keyboard No Keyboard Monitor No Monitor Video Card AMD Radeon™ R9 290X with 4GB GDDR5 Hard Drive 512GB SSD 6Gb/s MAIN + 1TB 7200RPM Storage Chassis Alienware Aurora with ALX Chassis Mouse No Mouse AlienFX AlienFX Color, Quasar Blue Adobe Reader Software Adobe® Acrobat® Reader Optical Drive Single Drive: 24X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW) w/double layer write capability Sound Card Creative Sound Blaster® Recon3D PCIe Audio Sound Card Wireless No Wireless Included Liquid Cooling Alienware Aurora with Premium Liquid Cooling Avatar Alienhead 3D Office Productivity Software Microsoft® Office Trial Support 4 Year Alienware Enhanced Support Accidental Damage Service 4 Year Accidental Damage Service Resource DVD Resource DVD Windows 7 Accessories Thank you for Choosing Dell Operating System Recovery Options Windows 8 Recovery Disk Not Included
It will last you years without upgrading if all you want to do is play games and not make your epeen feel better by posting how you get 120FPS in every game on your triple 4K display setup.
While there may be better value options for the CPU at the MRSP prices, the 8350 is still a very good processor and it greatly depends on how much you pay for individual parts whether they're worth it.