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Which one of these Gaming PCs should i get

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Which of these Desktops should i get

 

 

Alienware

 

Slots
 
Memory Slots
4x 288-Pin DDR4 UDIMM Slots 32G of Ram
Ports
Chassis Dimensions & Weight
Height: 22.411” (569.25mm)
Depth: 25.156” (638.96mm)
Width: 10.736” (272.71mm)
Starting at Weight: 61.73lbs (28 Kg.)
 
External Chassis Connections
 
Front
 
(2x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0
(1x) Microphone In
(1x) Headphone Out
(1x) Media Card Reader
 
Rear
 
(1x) RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet
(4x) Hi-Speed USB 2.0
(4x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0
(1x) Center/Subwoofer Speaker
(1x) Rear Left/Right Speakers
(1x) Side Left/Right Speakers
(1x) SPDIF Digital Output (TOSLINK)
(1x) SPDIF Digital Output (Coax)
(1x) Kensington Lock Security Port
 
Internal Expansion Slots
 
Slot 1: PCI-Express x16 Gen 34
Slot 2: PCI-Express x4 Gen 2
Slot 3: PCI-Express x16 Gen 34
Slot 4: PCI-Express x1 Gen 2
Slot 5: PCI-Express x16 Gen 34
 
 
I will be ordering a touch screen monitor
 
 
They did not have a specs review so i will give you the link to it 
 
Weather i get the alienware or the cyberpower
 
IBUYPOWER
 
Case
NZXT Phantom 530 Full Tower Gaming Case Black
 
LED Fan Lighting
3x [Red] 120mm LED Case Fan
 
Case Lighting
iBUYPOWER RGB Smart Lighting (Software Controlled LED Lighting Kit) - [FREE] 1 Smart Lighting Strip - Top of the case $+0
 
iBUYPOWER Labs - Noise Reduction
Sound Dampening Foam Reduce System Noise
 
iBUYPOWER Labs - Internal Expansion
[6-Port] NZXT Internal USB Expansion System
 
Processor
Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (4x 4.00GHz/8MB L3 Cache)
 
iBUYPOWER PowerDrive
PowerDrive Level 1 - Up to 10% Overclocking
 
Processor Cooling
NZXT Kraken X31 120mm Liquid CPU Cooler
 
Memory
32 GB [8 GB x4] DDR4-2800 Memory Module - ADATA XPG Z1
 
Video Card
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980Ti - 6GB - EVGA Hybrid (Liquid Cooled)
 
SLI Bridge
MSI GAMING SLI BRIDGE (2-Way L)
 
Motherboard
ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming -- 3x PCIe x16, 2x USB 3.1, 4x USB 3.0, 1x M.2, DDR4 Memory
 
Intel Smart Response Technology
None
 
Power Supply
1000 Watt - Standard 80 PLUS Bronze
 
Advance Cabling Options
Professional Wiring - for all standard default cables inside the system
 
PCI-E SSD Card
None
 
Primary Hard Drive
25
128GB SanDisk Z400S SSD + 2TB 7200RPM Hard Drive
 
Data Hard Drive
25
128GB SanDisk Z400S SSD + 2TB 7200RPM Hard Drive
 
Optical Drive
LG 14x Blu-ray Re-Writer, DVD±R/±RW Burner Combo Drive Black
 
Media Card Reader / Writer
12-In-1 Internal Media Card Reader/Writer Black
 
Sound Card
ASUS Xonar DGX -- 5.1 Channels, 96KHz/24-bit
 
Network Card
Intel Pro 10/100/1000 Network Card
 
USB Expansion Card
PCI-Express USB 3.0 Expansion Card (2x External Port + 1x Header)
 
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro + Office 365 Trial [Free 30-Day !!!] (64-bit) *Newest Microsoft Windows*
 
Keyboard
iBUYPOWER Standard Gaming Keyboard
 
Mouse
iBUYPOWER Standard Gaming Mouse
 
Monitor
Dell S2340T - 23" Touchscreen IPS LED Monitor - 16:9 - Black
 
Speaker System
Logitech S120 2.0 Speaker System
 
Warranty
3 Year Standard Warranty Service + 1 Year Return Shipping Coverage Plan *Cover return ground shipping costs for 12 months*
 
Rush Service
No Rush Service (Usually Ships in 5-10 business Days)
 
Free Stuff
[FREE] - 802.11AC Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter FREE with iBUYPOWER Desktops
Limited Time Offer
[FREE] - iBUYPOWER High Performance Gaming Mouse Pad Free with any System ($19 Value)
Limited Time Offer
[FREE] - KWORLD G98 Gaming Headset Free with any System ($29 Value)
Limited Time Offer
[FREE] - iBUYPOWER MEK Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (Red Switch) Free with all desktops ($79 Value)
Free Stuff
[FREE GAME DOWNLOAD] - Rise of the Tomb Raiderw/ purchase of NVIDIA GTX 970, 980, 980 Ti, 970M, and 980M Video Cards
 
Wireless Network Adapter
[802.11b/g/n] TP-LINK TL-WN725N Nano Wireless N150 Adapter Up to 150Mbps
 
Advanced Build Options
iBUYPOWER Specialized Advanced Packaging System Protect your investment during transportation!
 
Advanced Build Options
XIGMATEK Thermal Paste The best interface between your CPU and the heatsinks

 

 

cyberpowerpc
 
Operating System: Windows 10 Pro (64-bit Edition)
Big Game Featured Promotions: ZALMAN ZM-HPS200 Gaming Headset, and more(3)
Gaming Chassis: Cooler Master Storm Stryker Full Tower Gaming Case w/ 200mm Fan, Integrated Fan Controller, Front USB 3.0 & X-Dock, and Easy Carry Handle
Laser Engraving: None
Lighting: RGB Multi-Color 16 color LED 2x interior light strips (top, bottom) w/ Remote Controller
Extra Case Fans: Maximum Airflow with 140mm Thermaltake Riing 14 Series High Static Pressure 140mm Case/Radiator Fan (Red Color LED)
Noise Reduction Technology: Sound Absorbing Foam on Side, Top And Bottom panels, and more(1)
CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-6700K 4.00GHZ 8MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1151 (Skylake)
Freebies: FREE $50 Amex Gift Card for all Intel Core I7 and Intel Core I5 Desktops and Laptops Purchase
Performance Tuning Protection Plan by Intel: None
Venom Boost Fast And Efficient Factory Overclocking: Extreme OC (Extreme Overclock 20% or more)
CPU / Processor Cooling Fan: CYBERPOWERPC Xtreme Hydro 240mm Liquid CPU Cooling System w/ XSPC 750, Copper Cold Plate, RS240, Extreme Performance + Low Noise at 18dBA (2 x Standard 120MM Fans)
Coolant for Cyberpower Xtreme Hydro Water Cooling Kits: High-Performance Coolant powered by Koolance (Clear Color)
Additional Liquid Reservoir: None
Motherboard: ASUS Z170-PRO GAMING ATX w/ USB 3.1, 3 PCIe x16, 3 PCIe x1, 1 SATA Express, 4 SATA3, 1 Ultra M.2
NFC: None
RAM / System Memory: 32GB (8GBx4) DDR4/2800MHz Dual Channel Memory (ADATA XPG Z1)
Video Card: EVGA FTW Edition ACX 2.0 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 ACX 2.0 4GB GDDR5 PCIe 3.0 x16 (Single Card)
Sli Bridge: Standard SLI/Crossfire Bridge
Freebies: FREE! NVIDIA Rise of the Tomb Raider Game Coupon
Video Capture Card: None
Power Supply: 750 Watts - Thermaltake Toughpower - 80 PLUS Gold, Semi Modular Power Supply
M.2 SATA SSD: 128GB SanDisk X400 M.2 SATA III 6Gb/s SSD - 520MB/s Read & 415MB/s Write (Single Drive)
INTERNAL PCI-E SSD CARD: None
Hard Drive: 512GB Sandisk X400 SSD + 4TB SATA III Hard Drive Combo (Combo Drive)
Freebies: None
Secondary Hard Drive: 512GB Sandisk X400 SSD + 2TB SATA III Hard Drive Combo (Combo Drive)
Hard Drive Cooling Fan: None
External Storage: None
Optical Drive: LG 14X Internal Blu-ray Burner, BD-RE, 3D Playback DVD+RW Combo Drive (Black Color)
Optical Drive 2: None
External Optical Drive: None
WiDi Router: None
Internal Wireless Network Card: GIGABYTE 802.11AC Wi-Fi up to 867 Mbps + Bluetooth 4.0 Combo w/ Dual Antenna PCI-E Adapter
Sound: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
LCD Monitor: None
Cables: 10-FT HDMI v1.4 Cable Type-A Male to Male High Speed Cable (1 piece)
Speakers: Eagle Arion ET-AR302-BK 6 Watts RMS 2.0 Black Soundstage Speakers
Internal Network Card: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network
Keyboard: None
Mouse: CyberpowerPC Standard 4000 DPI with Weight System Optical Gaming Mouse
Mouse Pad: None
Headset: None
Headset Hanger: None
Gaming Gear: None
Fan Controller/Temperature Display: None
Internal USB Expansion Module: None
External Wireless Network Card: None
Wireless Routers/Hubs: None
Docking Station: None
Bluetooth: None
Flash Media Reader/Writer: None
Video Camera: None
Power & Surge Protection: None
USB Hub & Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
External USB ADAPTER: None
TV Tuner Card: None
Office Suite: None
Security Software: None
Professional Wiring: Professional Wiring for All WIRING Inside The System Chassis - Minimize Cable Exposure, Maximize Airflow in Your System
Ultra Care Option: Ultra Enhanced Packaging Solution - Protect Your Dream System During Transit
Service: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR [3 Year Labor, 1 Year Parts] LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Rush Service: Standard Process Time: Ship within 7 to 12 Business Day.

 

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The problem with building your own is warrenty. Most parts are 90 days and almost always you have to send to the manufacture and more than likely get a refurbished one back unless DOA. So sometimes the savings are not all that great and yes I build my own but anything under $1000 I buy off the shelf.

 

I have gotten Alienware before. Nice PC (owned by Dell now, FYI) and decent price if on sale. Upgradability almost none as most of their desktops are micro mobos.

 

IBuyPower usually is amazing price-performance and I would argue on sale you may not save any money on building your own. They have a good rep, just be careful that the basic builds are are adequate at best with PSU and GPU. 

 

Last company never heard of.

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I agree with bromance. I have heard of cyberpowerpc but took me a while to learn about ibuypower. I feel like almost under any circumstance I would prefer to build my own. Putting the work into a build as well as expanding ny availability to choose looks, layouts and parts makes it feel more special. I've never personally purchased a system from any of the above companies. If your not concerned about price theb I might say take a look at digital storm. They aren't cheap but often are known for their professionalism in neatness and quality. Edited by War_Adm1ral

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