Go for Dell or custom built system. Tags: Prebuilt CPUs Solid State Dell Windows 7 Systems Last response: May 23, 2012 3:25 AM in Systems Share mattdragon2 May 22, 2012 4:58:32 PM I'm having a hard time choosing between a dell or a custom built machine, Custom built PC spec: 8Gb ram CPU 3570k 2TB hard drive 256Gb solid state drive Radeon 7870 2Gb Ram OC Edition Motherboard is PCIe 3.0 ready (dell isnt) (Asus P8Z77-V PRO Z77 Socket ) windows 7 64bit 650w PSU Price: 1170 pounds Dell machine: 12Gb Ram CPU 3770 2TB hard drive 256Gb solid state drive Radeon 7870 2 Gb Ram windows 7 64bit Price: 1185 pounds (its 1299 but I can use a 10% discount)+shipping Link to dell machine: http://configure.euro.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?oc... I'm struggling because Dell has bad PSU and does not support PCIE 3.0. The custom built i have to make myself and has worse memory and cpu! Which one is the best to choose? More about : dell custom built system Ubrales a c 102 à CPUs a b $ Windows 7 May 22, 2012 10:50:52 PM The custom built has a 'K' processor - unlocked. Potential for future overclocking. The Asus motherboard is the better choice compared to motherboards installed in the Dell desktop. Go with the custom built. It will be a great opportunity to build your own. AlienTechGod May 23, 2012 1:20:30 AM I just built mine with an asus sabertooth 990 fx motherboard,fx8120 cpu,msi oc hd6850 gpu.sniper series ram from gskill and a corsair 650tx,and an coolermaster hyper212 evo heatsink and fan.my case is a cooler master storm enforcer. build your own you will love it more Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Pyree a b à CPUs a b $ Windows 7 May 23, 2012 3:25:05 AM This topic has been moved from the section Computer Brands to section Systems by Pyree Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Transfer a Dell C521 hard drive to a custom built system possible? Forum SolvedCustom pre-built mini itx system, any advice/opinions? Is this a decent price? Forum SolvedLate 2012 AMD Custom Built Used System - $600 Good Price? Forum Ditching Dell and going back to a home built system Forum SolvedA few weeks back i did a custom build, and have a WD Blue 1TB HDD. Recently i have seen the performance of my system go down a Forum SolvedFrequent crashes in my custom built system (Help needed) Forum SolvedGoing to restore custom built pc to factory settings. Have questions! Forum SolvedDo I go Custom Build or Dell for Workstation and next 5 years? Forum MSI or ASUS to replace old custom built Dell XPS M1710 Forum 1st Gaming system custom built advice Forum Buy a Custom built pc or dell pc Forum Missing Operating System Custom Built Computer Forum Operating System not found new custom built computer Forum Missing Operating System Custom Built Computer Forum 4000$ custom built system, did i get it right ? Forum New Custom Built System Problems: Need Help Forum Major Custom Built PC Problems (BSOD, Unable to Boot, System and Kernel issues) Forum Which System? (Pre-Built vs. Custom) Forum Dell Performing Better than my Custom Built?! Forum Good Deal on Custom Built System or Build My Own? Please look Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !