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 : ForumIs the new ibuypower revolution revolt pc a good deal for a pre built? ForumGood craigslist deal on new build? ForumCore 2 Quad PC - Is this system a good deal ? ForumGood deal on this new PC with 5870 ForumIs this a good deal on gaming laptop ForumIs this a good deal for a power supply? Forumi7 920 system used for 1500, good deal ? ForumGood deal for this card? New build ForumIs this a good deal for gaming desktop ? ForumSorry but is this a good deal ? ForumIs this a good deal ? ForumTom's Good deal ASRock DUAL-SATAII gaming system . opinions? ForumUsed GTX 295 for $100.00 a good deal ? ForumGTX580 for ~£300 - good deal ? ForumIs this computer a good deal ? ForumASUS M4A87TD EVO Good Deal ? ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC ForumIs this a good setup? Forum[Solved] Gaming system review - $1,500 ForumNew Build - Ordering TODAY - Final Advice Please More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !