lol paul that was slick bro i almost didn't notice but good catch. we would have been heart broken if you were fifty dollars off. this is a great computer it actuall looks like what i want mine to be, i just bought that same proccesor its in the mail and i can't even fathom what i am goning to do when i get it. I haven't decided what type of mother board i am going to use though.
Decent system. Aknudon, i have a asrock board right now and it hasnt done me wrong. Look up benchmarks and reviews on the new am3+ boards to see which ones are good.
I say people that know tiger direct and/or newegg should be building their own systems :)
For 700 that is a very respectable price. I would imagine that the extra $30 might be for Tigerdirect. But all in all not a bad system. Ibuypower also does a nice job on all the the machines they make.
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This actually makes good sense as Tiger already sells stuff I got my mom a Dell refurb off of there several years back and while it is about due for a replacement it worked great for 3 years now!
I agree, not a bad price point. Maybe upgrade to an AMD Radeon HD 6850 graphics card or higher, then you'll have a pretty good gaming machine.
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Ibuypower isnt good for where they cut corners. SOmetimes the no names PSUs are good, other times... not at all.
Man that rig looks pretty freaking sweet i would totally buy. Better deal than what i paid for my pc 3 years ago and it was custom built
Great price for this entry level pre built gaming rig.
Does it have USB 3.0? If not, that would be a deal breaker. Shame too, because aside from the exclusion of that, it's a good value. I especially appreciate that the case isn't obnoxious looking, which is rare for this price range.
However, Black Friday weekend was really the time to buy a cheap, prebuilt system.
You could've gotten this for $570
Or this for $459
He Thanks Lle Compte i was actually looking at an asrock board but i couldn't decide if it would do good, its good to know that it has some reliability.
Meh...they probably cheaped out on the PSU, and given how most games are GPU-limited I'd have liked a more potent card in there to help out the lackluster FX cpu. It shouldn't be hard to toss in a 6850 instead, with the new AMD cards coming out in just a few weeks. Heck the same Tiger Direct (at least where I live) now have GTX550 Ti going for $99.,
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