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Windows 7: Help in Making Choices - new rig

06 Sep 2009   #1
AlexRD

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Help in Making Choices - new rig

Hi Everyone,

I was going to buy a computer from USA, but now I have come across a dilema:


I can either purchase the computer from USA and pay the shipping costs and take the risk of losing the merchandise/taking long time to arrive (Up to 20 days), or buy it locally for a slightly higher price but have a warranty and no fear to lose the merchandise.

The computer from USA has the following specifications:


Core i7 i920
6GB DDR3 RAM (1600MHz)
1TB HD
1x NVidia 295GTX
Alienware Chassis
3DAudio Card
Price: 2099 (+300 Shipping) = $2399 Dollars.


The one from Paraguay is:

Core i7 i920
12GB RAM DDR3 (1333MHz)
1.5TB HD
NVidia 285GTX SLI (2x)
Asus Vento Chassis
Price = $2450 Dollars




I would like an opinion from you, to know which would you choose from both. My main doubt is about the 1333Mhz RAM and the SLI 285GTX Vs the 1x 295GTX.


I will be waiting for your opinion !



Yours


Alex


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06 Sep 2009   #2
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

The one locally is a better deal because of a few things...

Price...51 dollars difference for twice the RAM (even though the RAM is a bit slower) and two 285GTXs compared to half the RAM and a 295GTX. Two 285GTXs are better than one 295GTX. Also more storage (1TB to 1.5TB)

That shipping is just too much
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06 Sep 2009   #3
Sassa

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
The one locally is a better deal because of a few things...

Price...51 dollars difference for twice the RAM (even though the RAM is a bit slower) and two 285GTXs compared to half the RAM and a 295GTX. Two 285GTXs are better than one 295GTX. Also more storage (1TB to 1.5TB)

That shipping is just too much
I agree with Zid... Go for it...
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06 Sep 2009   #4
AlexRD

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Lolz, my brother almost had an orgasm saying i told you so! LoLZ.
"I told u so!! I TOLD U SO HAHAHA i TOLD U SOO.."

But now, seriously, won't the RAM change a lot of things?
I mean, isn't it a big speed difference from 1333 to 1600?
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06 Sep 2009   #5
Sassa

 
 

It's a little speed difference, main thing is that you will have doule amount of memory.
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06 Sep 2009   #6
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Not much of a diffrence when its doubled hay? id say local, even tho its a few bucks more, at least uve got piece of mind knowing that some bogan aint gunna try smuggle drugs into it for transportation, or having it tampered with for that matter.. ahhaa :P
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06 Sep 2009   #7
AlexRD

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Oh, one more Con for Local
If i buy it Locally, i won't be able to buy a Monitor, a Mouse and a Keyboard.
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06 Sep 2009   #8
Sassa

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AlexRD View Post
Oh, one more Con for Local
If i buy it Locally, i won't be able to buy a Monitor, a Mouse and a Keyboard.
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06 Sep 2009   #9
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

hahahaha, looks like ur gunna ave ta use the one ur using now, if you can haha
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06 Sep 2009   #10
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AlexRD View Post
Oh, one more Con for Local
If i buy it Locally, i won't be able to buy a Monitor, a Mouse and a Keyboard.
Is the monitor, mouse, and keyboard apart of the price for the US one? If so than that changes everything

If so...the US one is a better deal
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