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AndrewB

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Hi ,

 

Is anyone using the Alienware Area 51 for P3D? I am about to launch down the path of a new computer... Up until know I have always built my own machines.

Price is not the concern maxing out P3D and a good frame rate is the key objective

 

Intel® Core™ i7-5930K Processor (6-cores, 15MB Cache, Overclocked up to 3.9 GHz w/ Turbo Boost)

ntel® Core™ i7-5960X Processor (8-cores, 20MB Cache, Overclocked up to 4.0 GHz w/ Turbo Boost)

 

Is it worth spending the extra on the 5960X?

 

I am also thing about the SLI version.

 

Cheers

Andrew

 

 


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Hi. I know you say price is not an issue (lucky you!), but I've always found I can get better specs (and much better warranty deals) for less money than an Alienware PC/laptop (especially now they've been taken over by Dell) by going to online 'build it for you' sites. Have you tried that in your own country?


Martin Stebbing, EGLF (UK)

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Hi Andrew - The value for money equation with regard to paying the extra ~$500 for the 5960 doesn't add up considering the fairly minor performance gain.  I'd get the 5930 (which I use in my home-built machine) and spend the extra $ on GPUs for your SLI setup.  Just my $0.02.



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