New system a good deal? Tags: New Build Dell Studio Xps Systems Product Last response: October 26, 2012 6:17 PM in Systems Share bonus007 October 26, 2012 5:47:43 PM Hey folks! So I'm debating about getting a certified "new" system from Dell outlet with the following specs: Dell XPS 8500 i7-3770 12 gb ram 1600mhz 2tb hd AMD 7570. Windows 7 I currently have a 550 w power supply and a Nvidia 560 ti that I'm going to pop into this puppy. The system runs for $650.00 (after tax + shipping) Good deal or wait? More about : system good deal Deemo13 October 26, 2012 6:02:37 PM If this is for gaming, you might be able to save some money on a i5. bonus007 October 26, 2012 6:07:39 PM Going to be using the system primarily for gaming. So the difference between the i5 and i7 is negligible? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Deemo13 October 26, 2012 6:17:12 PM Pretty much. Is your 550W of a good brand? Here's what I would do: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter) Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($34.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Amazon) Case: Thermaltake Commander MS/I Snow Edition (White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($52.22 @ Amazon) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ CompUSA) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.99 @ Amazon) Total: $477.16 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) You can spend much much less and get about the same performance, and having a much cooler looking computer. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNewegg shell shocker combo deal (is this a good system)? Forum SolvedNew egg combo deal. Is this a good deal? Forum Did I get over charged for this computer system I'm building, and pay too much? or is it good price + deal Forum SolvedGood craigslist deal on new build? Forum Good deal for new build? G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 Forum A Cheap Deal? Or a Cheap Price on a Good System? Forum SolvedNew Egg - i5 Combo Deal (Any Good??) Forum Good Deal on Custom Built System or Build My Own? Please look Forum Been offered this system for £550 good deal? Forum i7 920 system used for 1500, good deal? Forum New Build Good Deal ? Forum New System Deal, Advice needed Forum Core 2 Quad PC - Is this system a good deal? Forum Is the new ibuypower revolution revolt pc a good deal for a pre built? Forum Tom's Good deal ASRock DUAL-SATAII gaming system. opinions? Forum New i5 build from newegg combo, good deal? Forum Good deal on this new PC with 5870 Forum 1tb black caviar for $97 new. good deal? Forum New Egg Combo Deal Good Start? Forum My New Build, any advice for changes or is it a good deal? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !