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Dell and Alienware Accelerate Gaming with NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra Graphics Card


New Member
Nov 7, 2004
5,422 (1.12/day)
Processor Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 G0 VID: 1.2125
Motherboard GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3P rev.2.0
Cooling Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme + Noctua NF-S12 Fan
Memory 4x1 GB PQI DDR2 PC2-6400
Video Card(s) Colorful iGame Radeon HD 4890 1 GB GDDR5
Storage 2x 500 GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 32 MB RAID0
Display(s) BenQ G2400W 24-inch WideScreen LCD
Case Cooler Master COSMOS RC-1000 (sold), Cooler Master HAF-932 (delivered)
Audio Device(s) Creative X-Fi XtremeMusic + Logitech Z-5500 Digital THX
Power Supply Chieftec CFT-1000G-DF 1kW
Software Laptop: Lenovo 3000 N200 C2DT2310/3GB/120GB/GF7300/15.4"/Razer
Alienware and Dell, are now taking enthusiasts to the next level by offering the mega-powerful NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra graphics cards on high-performance Alienware Area 51, Alienware Aurora and Dell XPS gaming desktops. The SLI-Ready GeForce 8800 Ultra graphics processor delivers outstanding graphics quality for even the most challenging and complex gaming and multimedia applications. Systems configured with multi-core processors and the GeForce 8800 Ultra GPUs will be primed to take on this year’s highly anticipated DirectX 10 gaming titles as well as next-generation OpenGL titles. Dell XPS gaming system details and pricing are available at www.dell.com/gaming. Alienware system details and pricing are available at www.alienware.com/desktops.

Source: Dell
Oct 24, 2004
819 (0.17/day)
System Name $computer$
Processor Core i7 4790K @ 4.4Ghz
Motherboard MSI Z97 Gaming 5
Cooling Alpenföhne Broken 120 + 2 huge coolermaster chassis fans
Memory 2x8GB DDR3 2133Mhz Crucial Ballistix
Video Card(s) Geforce GTX 1080
Storage 2x60gb Kingston SSDnow 320 / 1x120gb Crucial SSD C300 / 1 WD caviar black 1tb
Display(s) 40" Samsung UE40ES5500
Case Cooler Master HAF932
Audio Device(s) onboard realtek audio
Power Supply Corsair AX1200
Mouse Microsoft intellimouse optical
Keyboard Logitech K270
Software Windows 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores https://valid.x86.fr/vmb641
just another line of puters "designed for rich peoples":shadedshu

Dark Ride

Mushkin Rep
Jul 2, 2005
514 (0.11/day)
just another line of puters "designed for rich peoples":shadedshu
Those people deserve to have good computers. And if they can't built their own (or don't have the time to), it doesn't mean they're stupid. Just means they're no computer geeks or simply too occupied with other things (i.e. job, family, etc).
Apr 7, 2007
196 (0.05/day)
Processor E6700@3447 (383.1*9)24/7; 3735(415*9)for benchies
Motherboard P5B dlx
Cooling Zalman cnps 9700 led; 1Thermaltake enlobel 120mm; 1Noctua 120 and 2NZXT 120 mm case fans
Memory Corsair Twinx 2Go Pc6400c4 @ 478.9 4-4-4-12
Video Card(s) hd 2900 xt @850/1050
Storage 400G Seagate; 75Go WD raptor (system disk)
Display(s) Sony h70
Case Modded NZXT apollo
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster X-FI audio / Altec 2.1
Power Supply Enermax Infinity 720W
Software XP pro sp2
Benchmark Scores 3DMark=12907
h2c setup

I find it funny that people that go for XPS might as well get something like Heavy H20s rig...
I setup a XPS h2c for a customer last week.........man that thing goes....(guess it's the same for the parent c° alienware)......and he has a four year warranty on it.......if your loaded approx 4000€ and want to lease it and want warranty on spares and assembly and hotline etc.......go for it (thats what i say)

Other wise build you'll be better off.:rolleyes:

In my opinion thats how it sums up


Nov 20, 2006
18,584 (4.55/day)
System Name Starlifter :: Dragonfly
Processor i5 2400 :: Athlon II x4 630
Motherboard MSI H67-G43-B3 :: GIgabyte GA-770T-USB3
Cooling Corsair H70 :: Thermaltake Big Typhoon
Memory 4x2GB DDR3 1333 :: 2x1GB DDR3 1333
Video Card(s) 2x PNY GTX1070 :: GT720
Storage Plextor M5s 128GB, WDC Black 500GB :: Mushkin Enhanced 60GB SSD, WD RE3 1TB
Display(s) Acer P216HL HDMI :: None
Case Antec SOHO 1030B :: Old White Full Tower
Audio Device(s) X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Pro - iLive IT153B Soundbar (optical) :: None
Power Supply Corsair CX600w :: Unknown
Software Windows 10 Pro - Plex Server on Dragonfly
Benchmark Scores >9000
Starting at $8,000,000.99


Bird of Prey
Jul 9, 2006
10,809 (2.56/day)
Gurley, AL
System Name Boddha Getta Boddha Getta Bah!
Processor AMD FX 6100 @ 4.432Ghz @1.382
Motherboard ASUS M5A99X EVO AMD 990X AMD SB950
Cooling Custom Water. EK 240MM Kit, Supreme HSF - Runs 35C
Memory 2 x 4GB Corsair Vengeance White LP @ 1.35V
Video Card(s) XFX Radeon HD 6870 980/1100
Storage WD Caviar Black 1.0TB, WD Caviar Green 1.0TB, WD 160GB
Display(s) Asus VH222/S 22: (21.5" Viewable) 1920x1080p HDMI LCD Monitor
Case NZXT White Switch 810
Audio Device(s) Onboard Realtek 5.1
Power Supply NZXT Hale 90 Gold Cert 750W Modular PSU
Software Windows 8.1 Profession 64 Bit
My Alienware setup : $10473

My Dell setup: $8312

Course Dell would be cheaper, by 2000 USD. All in all, I think we could build one alot cheaper.
Aug 4, 2006
685 (0.16/day)
Processor Intel i7 4790K
Motherboard Asus Maximus VII Impact
Cooling 2x120mm fans, 1x140mm fan, 1x240mm radiator, 1x140mm radiator, XSPC Water Cooling Pump
Memory 16gb Corsair Dominator Series 2400mhz
Video Card(s) XFX R9 295x2
Storage 1x500gb Crucial SSD
Case Corsair 250D
Power Supply Seasonic 1200w Platinum
$8000 holy crap. That's a sh*t load of money. Nice rig though