Alienware X51 no Tom's Hardware X2012 yes please

Hi there!(new here)

i am in the market for a new pc, the alienware x51 is really what i would like but i am sure that on
tom's hardware there i a way to built a better pc with less $ AKA Tom's Hardware X2012


Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP

Budget Range: 800$ or less

System Usage from Most to Least Important: graphic design(big files), 3d and animation projects, gaming& surfing the internet

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: any

Parts Preferences: any

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: will buy the dell 32" later for now i have 21"

Additional Comments: a quiet PC, quiet, quiet and in a small case(somthing like the X51)

thank you for your help!
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  1. Hmmm how is this? it may be a pain to assemble though and it doesn't have USB 3.0 like the X51.
    Also don't use the RAM I listed, it is just their for filling. The only thing this is missing is a wifi card. This build doesn't seem much different than the X51 in my opinion.
  2. Hirachi said:
    Hmmm how is this? it may be a pain to assemble though and it doesn't have USB 3.0 like the X51.
    Also don't use the RAM I listed, it is just their for filling. The only thing this is missing is a wifi card. This build doesn't seem much different than the X51 in my opinion.
    http://easycaptures.com/fs/uploaded/549/1554075729.png


    thanks for the help
    i did some changes:



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