PC Koubou offers up a gaming rig on the cheap
PC Koubou's new Amphis MT729C2D-NV8 isn't going to give you the same blazing performance as a Crossfire- or SLI-equipped machine, but at only €1,100 ($1,445), you're also entering a price range that the Alienwares, Voodoos, and XPS's of the world don't even attempt to approach. Still, don't think you're being saddled with crappy components here: this Vista-powered machine sports a 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo E6600, your choice of a 320MB NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS or 768MB GeForce 8800 GTX, either 2GB or 4GB of RAM, a 320GB hard drive, DVD burner, and six USB 2.0 ports. Of course the down side is that you're gonna have to hoof it over to Japan to pick one of these up, but hey, you really deserve a vacation anyway.
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