Sorry if i posted this in the wrong category (i thought it was games, because it handles about the "gaming")
I am looking for a computer for gaming only.
Until now, my number one PC is this one: Acer Predator
But the price is kinda high... It's € 2500 ($ 3500)
So I was wondering.
Why don't I make one myself?
These are the specs of the predator (G7700)
OS: Windows Vista Home Premium (Maybe I use the other part of the drive with XP)
Processor: Intel Core i7 processor Extreme Edition with Intel X58 chipset chipset (3.33 GHz)
System memory: Supports DDRIII 1066/1333 up to a maximum of 12 GB (three-channel support of six DIMMs)
Graphics: 3x PCI Express 16x Graphics expansion slots offering a choice to approved ATI or nVidia graphic cards
Audio: HD (7.1) and EAX 4.0 audio support
2nd Generation Dolby Home Theater 4 audio enchancement, featuring Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby Headphone, Dolby Sound Space Expander and Dolby Digital Love technologies5
I/O Interface: 18-in-1 memory card reader for Sony® Memory Stick, Memory Stick PROTM, CompactFlashTM Type I, CompactFlashTM Type II, SmartMedia (SM),
Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC) and xD Card. (plus 1 USB port in front)
. Audio connections: Six audio jacks 7.1 channel support (rear), Lin Out - MIC In (front)
. 10/100/1000 Network Connection
. 6 USB2 ports in back and 5 USB2 ports in front
. PS2/USB Keyboard port, PS2/USB Optical/Ball Mouse port.
. 1 Firewire 1394 port
HDD: Up to 4 serial ATA hard disk, each up to 1 TB, supported in a Hotswap drive cage. Supports RAID 0, 1, 0+1 and 5
Optical Station: SuperMulti DVD RW with Labelflash™ technology and Blu-ray Disc™ optical drive (optional)
Expansion slots: 1 x 8XPCI, 2 x 1X PCIE, 3 x 16X PCIE
Size: 190(W) x 490(D) x 430(H)
Software: Adobe® Reader® 7.0, McAfee Internet Security Suite 2008 (60-day trial), Acer Arcade Live, Acer Empowering Technology, eSobi™, Acer
Gamezone, NTI Media Maker
EMI/Security: CE, FCC, BSMI, CCC, ETL, Nemko, C-tick, UL, VCCI
Then there are 2 sorts of this.
One costs € 1599 the other € 2599
€ 1599 version:
Genuine Windows VistaHome Premium , Intel® Core™i7 processor i7-920, Intel® X58 Express
chipset, NVIDIA® GTX285 1024MB DDR 3 2x DVI, 6GB DDR3 SDRAM 1066MHz (3x 2GB), 2TB HDD
7200rpm (2x1000GB), Liquid cooling, swap cage HDD 4x, Blu-ray ROM, DVD-RW Dual Layer, 750
Watt power supply, incl. Belgium Azerty Logitech G11 keyboard & G5 laser mouse, color Copper
Legitieme Windows VistaHome Premium , Intel® Core™ i7-940 processor, Intel® X58 Express chipset,
2x NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX260 896MB DDR 3 4x DVI, 12GB DDR 3 SDRAM 1600MHz (6x 2GB), 1x
150GB Raptor 10Krpm strip 0, 2TB HDD 7200rpm (2x 1000GB), Liquid cooling, swap cage HDD 4x,
Blu-ray Combo, DVD-RW Dual Layer, 750 Watt power supply, incl. Belgium Azerty Logitech G11
keyboard & G5 laser mouse, color Copper Metallic .
I don't know if i should buy it, or try and build one myself.
Hope anybody can give some good support.
Thanks in advance