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    Bought new pre-built & laptop? Okay for the money spent?

    Wanted a desktop and laptop to run WOW on. Are the below units decent? I know people hate pre-builts, but just wanted some feedback.

    https://www.bestbuy.com/site/hp-pavi...?skuId=6409145

    https://www.bestbuy.com/site/dell-g5...?skuId=6427167

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warzog21 View Post
    Wanted a desktop and laptop to run WOW on. Are the below units decent? I know people hate pre-builts, but just wanted some feedback.

    https://www.bestbuy.com/site/hp-pavi...?skuId=6409145

    https://www.bestbuy.com/site/dell-g5...?skuId=6427167
    They're fine for playing WoW. But those prices are absolutely, egregiously high.

    That Dell prebuilt is mostly junk. Proprietary motherboard form factor, Junk heat sink, junk heat sink in the graphics card, and proprietary power supply. That's why people generally hate prebuilts. That Dell is the exemplar

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    Quote Originally Posted by Linkedblade View Post
    They're fine for playing WoW. But those prices are absolutely, egregiously high.

    That Dell prebuilt is mostly junk. Proprietary motherboard form factor, Junk heat sink, junk heat sink in the graphics card, and proprietary power supply. That's why people generally hate prebuilts. That Dell is the exemplar
    should i cancel the order lol?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warzog21 View Post
    should i cancel the order lol?
    The laptop isn't that bad. The desktop is. I hate suggesting boutique builders. But at least they use components available on the market.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Linkedblade View Post
    The laptop isn't that bad. The desktop is. I hate suggesting boutique builders. But at least they use components available on the market.
    I cancelled the Order and bought this laptop below. I will save up for a desktop next. I wanted to get quality stuff

    Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-53-76JX 15.6" 240 Hz IPS Intel Core i7 10th Gen 10870H (2.20 GHz) NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU 32 GB Memory 1 TB PCIe SSD Windows 10 Home 64-bit Gaming Laptop

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warzog21 View Post
    I cancelled the Order and bought this laptop below. I will save up for a desktop next. I wanted to get quality stuff

    Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-53-76JX 15.6" 240 Hz IPS Intel Core i7 10th Gen 10870H (2.20 GHz) NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU 32 GB Memory 1 TB PCIe SSD Windows 10 Home 64-bit Gaming Laptop
    Go with a boutique builder that charges a minimal build fee for the desktop. Demand is crazy high right now, so it could take a few months for them to build your system. Well worth the wait over stuff like Dells though.

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    Any suggestion on a butique builder? First time browsing for a prebuild since GPU prices are crazy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Davaca View Post
    Any suggestion on a butique builder? First time browsing for a prebuild since GPU prices are crazy.
    I’m a big fan of PowerGPU’s work and tech support. I don’t even own one of their systems and their tech guy helped me figure out a weird conflict I was having in my old setup free of charge.

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