The way i see things here is that, is it really necessary to get a i7 for such basic tasks? There are other upgrade options that you can notice in speed such as SSD upgrade would be major jump in performance and it doesn't require to replace any components.
Solid State Drive, interesting.
HD is the lowest scoring item on my performance graph at 5.8.
Even the graphic come out at 6.8.
IDK...there's just somethng about a new 'puter every 2-3 years and my wife HATES IT, LOL!Thanks.
I did look into components of DIY last night.
Sorta boggles this noob's mind a bit, though I did build one many, many years ago ;)
P.S. Alienware seems TOO expensive, for what you get!
It ain't worth it even if money is no object.
Edited by TheLoxmyth, 17 December 2011 - 10:36 AM.