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what should i buy an alienware desktop or ps4 or build my own pc

and what componenets should i buy to build my own pc a monster gaming device

or should i buy an alienwarex51 or ps4
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  1. Build a PC:
    Try building off of this, this is a very high end rig so downgrading won't hurt.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/WMwWf7

    I'm here if you have questions, good luck :)
  2. Build your own. Alienware is overpriced Dell junk, and PS4 is just a console. What is your budget, and what parts are you going to need? We can easily come up with something then.
  3. Build your own would give you the best cost effective output among those 3 scenarios.
  4. Best answer
    Well, it depends on the experience you're going for.

    If you want a more social, hang out and play games with your buddies kind of experience, go for the PS4. It'll also be a fair bit cheaper than going Alienware, and a bit cheaper than a gaming PC you would build yourself.

    If you want a no hassle experience, go with Alienware. If you have the budget, you can get quite a powerful machine and turn all the eye candy up to 11. While you can't hang out on a couch with your alienware as well as you can with a PS4, I've found plenty of opportunities to socialize with PC gaming (Teamspeak with my friends, that kind of thing). The main point of going for a PC like this would be to take advantage of the superior graphics. Games will look much better on a gaming PC than on the PS4.

    Finally, if you're willing to get a bit adventurous, want to settle for nothing but the best, and are willing to learn a little, building your own PC would be the route to go. You'll get the best performance for your dollar, and if you pick the parts right, a very reliable machine. This option gets my personal recommendation. Building your own PC is pretty simple: think Lego. And it's a very rewarding experience. Plus, it's just badass to be able to say "I built my own gaming computer" :P

    What kind of a budget do you have?
  5. Keeno99 said:
    Build a PC:
    Try building off of this, this is a very high end rig so downgrading won't hurt.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/WMwWf7

    I'm here if you have questions, good luck :)


    Modified your build for i7 performance. :D

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1230 V3 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($249.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock H97 PRO4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($89.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($71.10 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Crucial M500 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($69.98 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($81.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Tri-X Video Card ($434.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ TigerDirect)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
    Monitor: Asus VX248H 60Hz 24.0" Monitor ($199.99 @ Amazon)
    Keyboard: Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse ($30.76 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1463.72
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-30 11:57 EDT-0400)
  6. If you can afford a alienware you can afford to build a very nice gaming pc
  7. logainofhades said:
    Keeno99 said:
    Build a PC:
    Try building off of this, this is a very high end rig so downgrading won't hurt.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/WMwWf7

    I'm here if you have questions, good luck :)


    Modified your build for i7 performance. :D

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1230 V3 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($249.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock H97 PRO4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($89.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($71.10 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Crucial M500 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($69.98 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($81.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Tri-X Video Card ($434.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ TigerDirect)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
    Monitor: Asus VX248H 60Hz 24.0" Monitor ($199.99 @ Amazon)
    Keyboard: Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse ($30.76 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1463.72
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-30 11:57 EDT-0400)


    Cool, I'll look into it :) Thanks
  8. is digital storm worth a buying guyzzzzz???\
  9. Digital Storm isn't bad but some of their rigs could be better for the money. It depends on what rig your looking at by them.
  10. see this is the 1st gaming pc of my life so i am starting with a budget of 50000
  11. Alienware is overpriced crap. I don't really recommend ps4, so you can just build your own.
  12. captain price 9999 said:
    see this is the 1st gaming pc of my life so i am starting with a budget of 50000


    Lol. 50000 what? You could get several of the best possible gaming rigs for $50,000.

    Seriously, what's your real budget in dollars? We can't really help you constructively until we know that. If you can afford it and feel like building, the one logainofhades listed would be amazing.
  13. ohhhhh i was posting in inr in usd my budgeet is $900
  14. captain price 9999 said:
    ohhhhh i was posting in inr in usd my budgeet is $900


    I know prices tend to be a bit higher over there, so I stayed under budget.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($184.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock H97 PRO4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($89.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($71.10 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($81.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB Dual-X Video Card ($188.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $852.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-02 09:50 EDT-0400)
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