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Want a Gaming Desktop

I am a college student with an ok laptop. After my first year in school, my comp is a waste. I need a better system, so I decided on getting a desktop this summer. I want an sli motherboard and an Anthlon fx-55 processor. My max is $2300 and I don't want to build my own, just customize one and have it sent to me. What companies are the best? Alienware is expensive, ibuypower has good prices but I heard they have bad customer service.

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monarch, abs, cyberpower, falcon nw, velocity mirco, alienware.

i would not go with ibuypower. i would go with monarch as my top choice.

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falcon northwest talon

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do research

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You will need to do extensive research before you will be able to decide. A site like is a good place to start. Also, I was in much the same situation as you when I decided on Velocity micro. I needed to update the bios but the support couldn't tell me that. Believe me when I say this, the comments on resellrratings dealing with a companies support for any issue is dead on. If any thing email or call the computer makers with all kinds of questions.

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Local PC shop

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Go to a small computer store in your city.. much better.. its MUCH CHEAPER too and you can pick your pc up within a matter of days plus you can customize every part you want, sometimes you dont know what you get when you buy from a vendor like dell

i got my system for 840 dollars, if you buy it somehwere else, it would be about 1000+

AMD 64 3200+ Venice
2 x 512 mb RAM
Antec Sonata II case
Fortron Source Bluestorm 500
Gigabyte 6600gt PCI-E
Western Digital 80gb SATA HD
Toshiba DVD/ CD RW Combo Drive.
Windows XP Pro

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