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by YairOG / November 23, 2015 5:48 AM PST

i am at my second year at college and i need a new computer for study like programming and gaming (COD,CS:GO...)
im looking for a good computer that will last those last 2+ year .
i like DELL.
any suggestions?

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Look at
by orlbuckeye / November 23, 2015 9:17 AM PST
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Alienware at Dell website and you can go try it out at Best Buy.

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i need somthing cheaper
by YairOG / November 23, 2015 10:19 AM PST
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i forgot to mention i need a mid budget computer , alienware is really high.
is there anything cheaper?

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For low cost gaming
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 23, 2015 10:25 AM PST

I think you're going to have to give up high settings. I missed what your budget is but maybe the Lenovo y40 and y50 line is OK. 2 years ago the office picked up a y510p with 16GB RAM, dual video GPUs and more for 999.99. That was a deal. Today you see similar around that with newer GPUs.

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looking for a dell one..
by YairOG / November 23, 2015 11:37 AM PST
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some of my friends have those laptops u suggested and they send them quite often to fix.
anyway , i had a DELL laptop once and it was awesome i know DELL's price is a little bit higher but ill take it.
i might aswell tell you what computer i am looking for :
8GB ram
video card that will run those games up
same goes to the processor
and overall a PC that will run games smoothly (not end quality games)
and a PC that will run visual studio pretty smooth.

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At the office
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 23, 2015 2:32 PM PST

We have a few and at 2 years, no failures. Not saying that other folk don't burn out laptops. That is I see a lot of burnt laptops that were from gamers that didn't put them on cooling pads and 98% of them didn't use the canned air on the vents montly.

So repairs seem to be normal at 2 years for most models. Unless they know how to maintain their gear.

So Dell. For me the usual i7, 16GB RAM and GPU with 2GB DDR5 and for this year SSD.
Get Dell to price that out for you on XPS and Alienware.

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