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 b 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: ForumBuy a Custom built pc or dell pc ForumCanadian seeking custom or pre- built "best buy" system for $1,500 ForumTransfer a Dell C521 hard drive to a custom built system possible? ForumDell Performing Better than my Custom Built ?! ForumPre- Built High-End PCs vs. Custom Built High End PCs ForumMacbook Air first or custom built PC first? ForumHome- built system crashed, have to go pre- built : Help! ForumAdvice on my custom to be built system ForumCustom built PC choice ForumMy first custom built trading/programming computer ForumShould i go dell or build a system ? ForumBranded PC or Custom built PC...??? ForumHave to go with a pre- built gaming pc :/ ForumGood Deal on Custom Built System or Build My Own? Please look ForumLooking for advice/feedback about ordering a custom built gaminf PC ForumCustom-built Server ForumPower Supply good for cheap price ForumPost-MacPro VFX system advice ForumDell inpiron 1545 shows dell logo , screen turns off , double beep ForumCustom boutique VS DIY - Need Advice More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !