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Ballistic Gaming PC Becomes New Player in the Gaming PC Market

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There is a new player in the custom gaming PC market space boasting the quality and performance of a boutique builder while offering the most affordable gaming computers on the market. Ballistic Gaming PC is officially opening its doors Wednesday November 25, 2009 and as part of their launch Ballistic has partnered with MaximumPC.com and TomsHardware.com to giveaway two Ballistic high-performance gaming computers starting today which will include Intel's i7-920 processor and NVIDIA's top video card the GTX 295.

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I sometimes wonder how many members of TPU buy pre-built. I mean how can you be a member of this site for any reasonable amount of time and buy pre-built. I mean really?
 
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I sometimes wonder how many members of TPU buy pre-built. I mean how can you be a member of this site for any reasonable amount of time and buy pre-built. I mean really?
Amen to that.
 
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Buying pre-builts, bah!

Winning one on the other hand...
 
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I used to buy pc's aswell, up untill 2001, i've built myself 3 custom pc's by then, and many for others. There's nothing greater than building your own!

However, there seems to be a market for it, otherwise there wouldn't be any Alienware either.

Good luck to them!
 
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Never buying prebuilt again personally.

Unless X company does an insane deal and buying a rig from them works out cheaper.
 
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I sometimes wonder how many members of TPU buy pre-built. I mean how can you be a member of this site for any reasonable amount of time and buy pre-built. I mean really?
I used to buy them. Then I stumbled upon TPU and was converted.
But sometimes prebuilt PCs are pretty decent for the price. Like the Acer Predator, you can't really argue with that price. And for an inexperienced user, these are great choices.
 

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Ive bought two, Packard Bell and a Compaq Gaming PC (before I was all into building my own). Still have my compaq and all but the video card with it works. Had an MSI K8N Neo 2 Mobo, Athlon 3800+ 2 GB of DDR 400 memory, ATI 9800 Video card and a 250 GB SATA drive. Wasn't bad and got it with LCD, KB, Mouse, Speakers, Printer, for like 1200 bucks. Gaming GXZ5000 or something it was. Best one I had. I think I discovered either this forum (long time ago) or another place when I was reading about overclocking. Problem was, that mobo had a FSB lock on it, would only go to 220. Anywho, I am off topic. Id buy a custom PC just for the awesomeness of it, even now :)
 

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wewt! i want a gaming pc with top video card geforce gtx 295 .. or wait .. do i ?
 
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Sure do. Put that 295 on Folding duties, install 5xxx for gaming.
 
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Mine is bought as whole, except ram, hdd and coolers upgrades, overpaid 50 LS, which would be something like 90 $ i think. :D
But common, GTX 295, lol... Would be cheaper to go with ATI, and HD5870...
 
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prebuilt makes more sense in business environment
 
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wewt! i want a gaming pc with top video card geforce gtx 295 .. or wait .. do i ?
My thoughts exactly.. who doesn't want a... ahem "top" video card after all. No?:toast:
 

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Sure do. Put that 295 on Folding duties, install 5xxx for gaming.
Ditto

Back on topic, depending on the premium over building your own, sometimes a product that comes with a high level of service is worth spending a little extra on, especially if you have the need for no hassles.

EDIT: Just entered both contests. Can't hurt to get free stuff, now can it? lol.
 
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