I'm thinking of buy a new gaming computer, however I'm not too good with the specs and so on. I have had a look at two different sorts of gaming computers and I'm not too sure which one may be considered good enough for the sort of games I'll be playing.
The games I intend to play will be;
Empire Total War and Rome 2 Total War.
The first computer I had a look at was the Alienware X51.
The specs for the Alienware X51 are;
Intel® Core™ i3-3220 Processor (3.30 GHz, 3MB Cache, with Hyper-Threading Technology) Windows 8 64bit, English 6GB1 Dual Channel at 1600MHz 1TB Serial ATA (7,200 rpm) 1GB GDDR5 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 645 1 yr Next Day In-Home Hardware & Premium Software Phone Support
And the other gaming computer was a cyberpower one, which the specs are;
Case: CoolerMaster Elite 310 Mid-Tower Gaming Case w/ Side Panel Window (Blue Colour) Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default Case Fan CPU: AMD FX-4350 4.20 GHz Quad-Core AM3+ CPU 4MB L3 Cache & Turbo Core Technology Overclocking Service: No Overclocking Cooling Fan: Asetek 510LC Liquid Cooling system w/ 120mm Radiator (AMD) (Asetek CPU Water Cooling (AMD) Overclockable XXX) Coolant for Cyberpower Advance WaterCooling Kits: NONE Motherboard: ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3 AMD 760G (780L) Chipset, Micro-ATX mainboard w/ 4 RAM slots, 7.1 Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, SATA-II, 1 PCIe X16, 1 PCIe X1, & 2 PCI Memory: 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3/1600mhz Dual Channel Memory (Kingston HyperX Blu w/Heat Spreader) Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 7770 1GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card (Major Brand Powered by AMD) Video Card 2: None, or On-Board Integrated Graphics Video Capture Card: None Power Supply Upgrade: 500 Watts Power Supplies (CoolerMaster Elite 500watt Gaming Power Supply) Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s Cache 7200RPM Hard Drive (Single Hard Drive) External Hard Drive (USB 3.0/2.0/eSATA): None Optical Drive: 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE. (BLACK Colour) Sound: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO Network: ONBOARD 10/1000 NETWORK CARD USB Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports Operating System: NONE - FORMAT HARD DRIVE ONLY(NO OVERCLOCKING AVALIABLE) Media Center Remote & TV Tuner: NONE Warranty Service: DESKTOP STANDARD WARRANTY: 3 Year Labour, 2 Year Parts, 1 Month Collect and Return plus Life-Time Technical Support
If you can suggest another gaming computer that will run Rome 2 Total War, or Empire Total War please list them!
I found one of your PC's.
Alienware 51. Cannot find the actual one but I am assuming your budget is around £500-£600 is that about right? Do you need operating system,keyboard/mouse and monitor?
That is correct, that's the highest I will go on the budget. I'm not looking for a monitor, keyboard/mouse. I'm just looking for a gaming desktop computer on it's own.
Have a look at this one:
Or this which is a little bit more but there is a discount:
Both are better than the Alienware I feel and Chillblast has a good name in customer service.
The Cyberpower is also reasonable but I know little of the company.
I agree i would not buy the dell alienware pc you are buying the name not the components,chillblast are far better constructed systems
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