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A very good deal!!! or izzit??

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June 26, 2010 4:49:17 PM

Well I was just thinking to buy a new computer and was looking through dell's website for latest deals and price ranges when i came across this one. I did look through every model (xps 9XXX with i7 930's and so on) but of all its models, I think this was the best 1 after customizing. The price is around $1450. Well just wanted to know your opinions and whether this is a good buy.

Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64bit Edition (English)

Intel® Core™ i7-860 Processor (2.80GHz, 1333MHz FSB, 8MB Cache)

McAfee® Security Center 11 (Multi Language) - 36 months

Dell™ ST2410 24" Full HD Widescreen Monitor

8GB (4X2GB) DDR3 SDRAM 1333MHz Memory

1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive with Native Command Queuing

Single Drive: 16X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW) w/double layer write capability

ATI(R) Radeon(TM) HD5770 1GB

Creative PCI Express Sound Blaster X-Fi™ Xtreme Audio



Microsoft® Office Starter 2010
Dell™ Studio™ Consumer Multimedia Keyboard
DELL LASER MOUSE
3-year XPS Premier Service with 3-year CompleteCover
Dell Remote Access, free basic service
1 Year Dell Online Backup 2GB
Review & Add to Basket
Also Includes
Future Technical Support
Studio XPS 8100 Base
Dell™ PC-Restore
Standard Fan and Heatsink(95W)
DataSafe Local 2.2 Basic
Studio XPS 8100 Resource DVD
Built-in 19-in-1 Media Card Reader
Integrated Intel(R) 10/100/1000 Ethernet Networking
2 Meter Power Cord
THX® TruStudio PC™
OS Media Kit Not Included
SKYPE™
Windows 7® Label
Shipping Documentations (APCC/ICC)
Adobe Reader
Dimension Desktop XPS-MT Handling and Insurance Charges
Dell™ 2.1 Multimedia Desktop Speaker System
Delivery Charges


P.S. I know the i7 930 is on a x58 board and tripple channel and the best choice for future upgrades but im not planning to upgrade it in the future. Ill just buy a new one. ^^

O! and thanks for your help. I appreciate it. [:graywolf][:graywolf][:graywolf]

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June 26, 2010 5:00:22 PM

Yea its a pretty good deal, I bought my computer for $2000 and is actually pretty similar to yours. Though my didnt include all those software goodies.

Here is my rig:

*ASUS Maximus III Formula (Good for overclocking)
*Intel Core i7 860 2.8Ghz
*XFX HD 5870 1gb "XT"(Overclocked from stock,rly good)
*WD GreenPower 1TB
*8gb corsair ddr3 1333Mhz
*Corsair 850W TX
There is more but this is the basic.

I live in Sweden so the prices may vary, but it sure as hell is a good deal for a pre-built.

NOTE* My pc is custom built
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June 26, 2010 5:09:46 PM

yea it cost more since i customized it, the 3 year mcafee ($30) and 3 year complete cover waranty(which cost around $200). I tot of building frm scratch but wth this deal is kinda good for a prebuild retail one. not to mention i get the whole set of peripherals.

thanks for the comment btw
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June 30, 2010 3:06:13 PM

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