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frow

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Is this a good deal. It seems to have just about everything a gamer would need for $1549. Could I do better building my own.

Brand ABS
Series ULTIMATE
Model M5-64 Pro
Form Factor Mid Tower
Processor 1 x AMD Athlon 64 3500+
Processor Main Features 64 bit Processor
Cache Per Processor 512k L2 Cache
Memory 1GB Corsair Xtreme Memory Speed
Hard Drive 1 x 200GB 8M SATA HDD
Optical Drive 1 16X DVD±R/±RW Drive
Optical Drive 2 16X DVD ROM
Graphics nVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT/256MB
Audio Realtek ALC850(8 channels)
Ethernet Marvell 88E8001 GbE Gigabit Lan
Power Supply Antec True550W Power Supply;+3.3V@32A; +5V@40A; -5V@0.5A; +12V@24A; -12V@1A; +5VSB@2A
Operating System Windows XP Pro
Software Included Free ABS Customized Restore DVD (Can help restore your system to factory status)
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year Parts&Labor; 1 Year Onsite Service 1-888-983-9988 (Not Valid in Texas(TX))
Orientations Allowed Vertical
Motherboard
Chipset VIA K8T800Pro + VT8237
CPU
CPU Type Athlon 64
Installed Qty 1
Max Supported Qty 1
CPU Speed 3500+(2.2GHz)
L2 Cache Per CPU 512KB
CPU Socket Type Socket 939
Graphics
GPU/VPU Type nVIDIA GeForce 6800GT
Graphics Card nVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT/350MHz, 256MB GDDR3/1000MHz, 256-Bit, DVI/TV-Out, 8X AGP
Memory
Memory Capacity 1GB
Memory Speed DDR400
Memory Spec XMS Xtreme Memory Speed, PC3200/DDR400, 2.5-3-3-6, TWINX1024-3200C2
Memory Slots (Available/Total) 4 total
Maximum Memory Supported 4GB
Hard Drive
HD Capacity 200G(SATA)
HD RPM 7200rpm
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Optical Drive Spec -Black Internal 16X DVD+/-R DVD Burner support Dual Layer Model DW-D26A
Performance
DVD-ROM Access Time: 110ms
CD-ROM Access Time: 120ms
Cache: 2M
WRITE Speed: DVD+R: 16X, DVD+RW: 4X, DVD-R: 16X, DVD-RW: 6X, CD-R: 48X, CD-RW: 24X, DVD+R DL: 4X
READ Speed: DVD-ROM: 16X, CD-ROM: 48X
Physical Spec: Form Factor: 5" , Panel Color: Black
Optical Drive 2
Optical Drive 2 Type 16X DVD-ROM
Optical Drive 2 Spec Read Speed: 48X CD-ROM, 16X DVD-ROM
Supplemental Drive
FDD 1.44 MB Floppy
Audio
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC850
Audio Channels 8 channels
Communications
LAN Chipset Marvell 88E8001 GbE Gigabit Lan PCI Controller
LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
Front Panel Ports
Front USB 2
Front IEEE1394 1
Front Audio Ports 2
Back Panel Ports
COM 1
LPT 1
PS/2 2
VGA 1 VGA, 1 DVI
TV-Out 1
Rear USB 4
Rear IEEE1394 1
RJ45 1 port
Rear Audio Ports 3 ports
S/P DIF 2 port
Expansion
External Bays 2x 3.5" external bays, 4 x 5.25" external bays
Internal Bays 5x 3.5" internal bays (For Hard Drive)
PCI Slots (Available/Total) 5 total
AGP One AGP 8X/4X
Physical Spec
Dimensions 18" H x 7.5" W x 17" D
Weight 23 lbs
Warranty
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year Parts&Labor; 1 Year Onsite Service 1-888-983-9988 (Not Valid in Texas(TX))
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it looks liek a good build .... but if someone else (liek a company) is making you the computer .... it will always coast you more money ... if you know how to build a computer (which isent that hard) simply take all those parts and find them seperatly, and add to cart dont forget a case ... and then look at the price difference.
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building can be cheaper, it also can be more expensive as you dont buy generic crap though as well thats the only warning. You do get a better pc though.
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