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Alienware Voltaire Desktop vs GatewayDesktop

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February 21, 2011 1:05:47 AM

Hey people of tom's hardware,
I've decided to buy a new pc for myself. I'm into pc gaming a little but i would also like to use it for typing up some worksheets and such... but i was wondering the difference between:

AlienwareVoltaire Desktop / Intel® Core™ i5 Processor / 6GB Memory / 1TB Hard Drive

GatewayDesktop / Intel® Core™ i7 Processor / 8GB

The alien ware was about $500 more but it seemed like the gateway seem to have better specs. I'm wondering if i totally missed the ball on this one or something...

i also have a Radeon HD 5770 1gb Gddr5 graphics card and a 650 earthwatts antec PSU that i could put in from my old pc.

Here's the link: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?id=cat13504&typ...*1218255560078&unPro

Hopefully my info is all accurate and thank you for the help.

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February 23, 2011 6:00:35 PM

what games do you play? gate way is best. why not get one made to your needs?
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February 23, 2011 11:42:13 PM

I play games like borderlands and CoD Black ops but I've been wanted to some games like Just cause and battlefield.. I'm basically upgrading my pc. I really didn't think about getting a customized one though. I didnt know how how expensive it is.
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