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This Asus Pre-built Computer for $1,100 a Good Buy?

gigahertz20

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Apr 30, 2007
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Hi all, I was looking at this Asus GL12CX-B9 computer and wanted to know if you guys think it's a good buy at $1,100 for a new gaming computer or not? I've never bought a prebuilt before but was thinking of just doing it. Here is a link to the computer/specs, just ignore the Best Buy price that is listed on the link. Was thinking of just building a new computer with a new Geforce 3080 or something but I have the opportunity to buy the below at $1100 and seems like a decent deal.

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/asus-gaming-desktop-intel-core-i7-9700k-16gb-memory-nvidia-geforce-rtx-2080-1tb-hard-drive-512gb-solid-state-drive-iron-gray/6363861.p?skuId=6363861

-ASUS Proprietary Mobo
-Intel Core i7-9700K
-16GB Memory (Some generic Hynix RAM I think)
-NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
-1TB Hard Drive
-512GB Solid State Drive
-750 or 650 Watt Power Supply not sure (Prob some generic)
 

VirtualLarry

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I get about $1050-1100 for parts cost.

If you don't want to build an AMD rig with Zen3 or PCI-E 4.0 (which does show some FPS advantages, see recent HardwareUnboxed vid where RX 5700XT pulls ahead of RTX 2070 Super), then go for it.
 

gigahertz20

Golden Member
Apr 30, 2007
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I thought it was a decent deal as well but didn't act fast enough and now it's gone at the $1100 price, oh well.
 

JEDIYoda

Lifer
Jul 13, 2005
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Hi all, I was looking at this Asus GL12CX-B9 computer and wanted to know if you guys think it's a good buy at $1,100 for a new gaming computer or not? I've never bought a prebuilt before but was thinking of just doing it. Here is a link to the computer/specs, just ignore the Best Buy price that is listed on the link. Was thinking of just building a new computer with a new Geforce 3080 or something but I have the opportunity to buy the below at $1100 and seems like a decent deal.

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/asus-gaming-desktop-intel-core-i7-9700k-16gb-memory-nvidia-geforce-rtx-2080-1tb-hard-drive-512gb-solid-state-drive-iron-gray/6363861.p?skuId=6363861

-ASUS Proprietary Mobo
-Intel Core i7-9700K
-16GB Memory (Some generic Hynix RAM I think)
-NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
-1TB Hard Drive
-512GB Solid State Drive
-750 or 650 Watt Power Supply not sure (Prob some generic)
ASUS proprietary mobo??? ASUS makes mobos.....duh
 

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