2 pc's Which is the better choice?

  Jim_boob 21:54 PM 08 Mar 13
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I am looking to get the highest end gaming laptop I can for my ceiling budget of £1150 - I have narrowed it down to arbico palicomp or chilblast but so far I only have offers from chillblast and arbico.

So of the two which do you think is best for gaming?

Pheonix I7 Gamer - Palicomp - £1134.99

WARRANTY: 3 Year Return To Base Warranty

Q-JUMP: STANDARD - Upto 10 Working Days - FREE UK DELIVERY

NEW CASES: THERMALTAKE Overseer RX-I Black Case With Blue LED

POWER SUPPLY: 750W PSU - CIT Gold & 12CM Fan

INTEL CPU.......: Intel Core i7 4+4 Core 3770K 3.5Ghz 8MB L3 CACHE (IvyBridge)

CPU Overclocking: OVERCLOCKED AS STANDARD - SPEED AS PER SPECIFICATION

CPU COOLING: ThermalTake Contac29 BP High Performance Ultra Silent Cooler

INTEL MOTHERBOARD...: ASUS P8Z77-V LX With NEW Z77 Chipset

RAM....: 8GB DDR3 1600Mhz - PATRIOT VIPER V3 RED Performance/Gaming RAM

SOLID STATE HDD (SSD): 120GB SANDISK ULTRA SATA2 - 3Gb/s

MASTER HARD DRIVE: 1TB (1000GB) SATA3 - 6Gb/s, 7200 RPM & 32MB Cache

SLAVE HARD DRIVE: NONE

RAID: NONE

MASTER OPTICAL DRIVE.: SONY 24X DVD+/-RW Dual Layer & Dual Format

SLAVE OPTICAL DRIVE: NONE

GRAPHICS CARD (PCI-E): nVIDIA GeForce GTX660 TI 2GB

TV CARD: NONE

SOFTWARE: WINDOWS 7 Premium - 64 Bit Inc DVD/Licence

EXTRA SOFTWARE: NONE

PERFORMANCE TUNING: ADVANCED - OS Tuning For Best Performance For Windows7

TFT MONITOR: NONE

KEYBOARD & MOUSE: NONE

NEW SPEAKERS: NONE

HEADSET: NONE

CARD READER: NONE

FRONT FAN CONTROLLER: NONE

WIRELESS & NETWORKING (No Wireless As Standard): NONE

Extra USB Ports: NONE

Extra Firewire Port: NONE

SOUND CARD: ONBOARD Standard Min 5.1 Or 7.1

USB FLASH PEN DRIVE: NONE

CABLE MANAGEMENT: NONE

COOLING: NONE

NOISE REDUCTION: NONE

LINK: https://www.palicomp.co.uk/index.php?g=co&a=cart&ccUser=5dc4db5949fc02a256b68943d2b5a405

or...

Arbico's offer. - £1138.00

• Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Black Case

• 2 x Standard Case Fans

• Quiet Xigmatek 600W 2x PCI-E PSU

• Intel Core i7 3770K IVY Bridge, Quad Core (3.50GHZ, 8MB Cache)

• Xigmatek Gaia CPU Heatsink and Fan

• Standard Heatsink Paste

• Asus P8Z77-V LX2, 4xDIMM, Max. 32GB, ATX (USB 3.0, SATA 3.0)

• 8GB (2 x 4GB) Corsair Vengeance 1600MHz DDR3

• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660Ti 2GB

• Silent 120GB Ultrafast Solid State Drive SATA III (Boot Drive)

• 1000GB SATA III (Storage Drive)

• 24x Dual Layer DVD +/- Rewriter (Complimentary Upgrade, Saving of £15)

• Integrated 10/100/1000Mbps

• 2 Front + 4 Back USB 2.0 Ports

• 2 x Back USB 3.0 & 2 SATA 3.0 Ports

• Integrated 7.1 High Definition Channel Audio

• Operating System Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (64bit Version) Selected Services

• VALUE: 2 Yrs Return To Base (1st Yr Parts & Labour, 2nd Yr Labour)

• Performance Optimization - Included. (Complimentary Upgrade, Saving of £20)

• Standard - 10 Working Days Build Time

  Kevscar1 02:40 AM 09 Mar 13

Arbicos is illegal. EU consumer law which has been if force franumber of years states minimum guaantee lenthg for anything is 2 years so they cannot offer parts for only 1

  Chronos the 2nd 10:20 AM 09 Mar 13

This from Chillbast is much better than either and well worth the extra £49 over your budget.

  Jim_boob 17:32 PM 10 Mar 13

I was actually looking into a chillblast instead, although the one that caught my eye was the fusion firebird here, How does this compare to the one you mentioned and the two above, because as far as my limited knowledge is concerned it should be better...?

  Chronos the 2nd 17:38 PM 10 Mar 13

If your are needing a monitor and KB/Mouse then your choice will be the one to go for.

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