Jump to content
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...

Help. Is this desktop worth it?

so for my birthday, i want a mid to high end gaming desktop. i really want to have the best gaming experience, while not going much over 1000 us dollar. i want this model, with all the modifications, but i need help if i should keep it because it is worth it, or leave it because i could be getting something better for the same price here is the link. thanks! https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/game-desktops/aurora-r11/spd/alienware-aurora-r11-desktop?configurationid=2e5e0d4b-6edd-4792-a57f-21f89048b53d

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

Not really, this configuration below has very similar components, except the motherboard since, B and H series boards haven't been released. The motherboard is around 100$ so that should bring the total to 667$ which is far cheaper than the 879.99$ equally equipped Alienware from Dell

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

If you want the best performance, then build one yourself. They are wasting money on useless parts like water cooling and a 1000w psus where that money could be put to a better cpu/GPU b

PC:

Spoiler

CPU: Ryzen 7 2700x | CPU Cooler: Hyper 212 Black | Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX | RAM: 2x16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000MHz CL16 | Storage: Crucial MX500 500GB m.2, Crucial MX500 1TB 2.5" | GPU: Gigabyte RX 5700XT | Case: NZXT H510 | PSU: Corsair RM550x

788,303 PPD F@H

 

Peripherals:

Spoiler

Keyboard: Logitech G513 GX Browns | Mouse: Logitech G Pro Wireless | Monitors: Samsung TU7100 43" 4K HDR, 2 xAcer 28" 4K | Heaphones: Sony Platinum Wireless | Mic: Blue Yeti Nano

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

3 minutes ago, gloop said:

1000w psus

Dell never does 1000W psus on the low end, they try to get away with as low of a wattage as possible, I'd imagine the 1650 configuration probably has a 350-400W PSU.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

9 minutes ago, AndreiArgeanu said:

Not really, this configuration below has very similar components, except the motherboard since, B and H series boards haven't been released. The motherboard is around 100$ so that should bring the total to 667$ which is far cheaper than the 879.99$ equally equipped Alienware from Dell

 

 

That and the case and psu is very restrictive for future upgrades.

 

This is a good comparison system to what you'd get in that alienware shockwave but this is not a great system to buy as better can be had.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

No, it's not. The 10400 is not good and the overall components are crap. Get a Ryzen 5 3600 based system with a decent power supply. It'll be better AND cheaper

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share


×