I am looking to upgrade my Dell 8200 1.8GHz 512MB system.
I have a good 17" monitor, a new 200gb 8mb cache secondary drive & 16x DL DVD-R drive.
The system I was looking at is the following:
Warranty: 1-Year AlienCare Toll-Free 24/7 Phone Support with Onsite Service
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition with Service Pack 2
Chassis: Alienware® Bot Chassis with 270 Watt Ultra-Quiet Power Supply - Silver/Black
Processor: Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 520 w/ HT Technology 2.8GHz 1MB Cache
Motherboard: Alienware® PCI Express Motherboard with Intel® 915 Chipset
Memory: 1GB Alienware® Dual Channel Low-Latency DDR PC-3200 at 400MHz - 2 x 512MB
Graphics Processor: ATI RADEON™ X300 PCI Express 128MB DDR w/Digital and TV Out
TV Tuner: None
System Drive: High Performance - Serial ATA - 80GB Seagate® Barracuda 7,200 RPM w/8MB Cache
Optical Drive: Lite-On® 16x DVD-ROM Drive with Software DVD Decoder
Removable Storage : 3.5" 1.44 MB Floppy Disk Drive - Black
Sound Card: Intel® High-Definition Audio (24-bit, 192Khz) with 7.1 surround sound
Network Connection: Integrated High Performance Intel® 10/100 Ethernet Adapter
Display One: No Monitor
Display Two: No Monitor
Alienware Exclusive Offers: Gamespot Complete - Free 90-day Trial (a $20.85 value)
Alienware Exclusive Offers: 10% off your next EB Games online purchase
Desktop Enhancements: Exclusive AlienGUIse Theme Manager
AlienInspection: AlienInspection - Exclusive Integration and Inspection - $99.99 Value - FREE!
Does this sound like a good system for basic digital editing? I an newly moving from windows movie maker to sony vegas lol. I dont dont huge projects just more home and music videos.
What are your recommendations of Alienware. Any other manufacturers you would consider?
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