Can i build this pc cheaper than Dell?

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Found 23rd Aug 2009
The specs are here for the dell studio xps : configure.euro.dell.com/del…dhs

Components
Intel® Core i7 Processor 920 (2.66GHz, 8MB cache, 4.8GT/sec)
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium SP1 (64 BIT) - English
Microsoft® Works 9 - English
1Yr Premium Warranty Support
Display Not Included
3072MB (3x1024) 1067MHz DDR3 Tri Channel
640GB Serial ATA (7200RPM) Hard Drive
19-in-1 Media Card Reader
1GB NVIDIA® GeForce GT220 graphics card
16X DVD+/- RW Optical Drive (DVD & CD read and write)
Dell USB Entry Keyboard - UK/Irish (QWERTY)
Dell Laser Mouse USB (6 buttons scroll) Black
Accessories
No Security/Anti-Virus Protection - English
Integrated HDA 7.1 Dolby Digital Audio
No Speakers (Speakers are required to hear audio from your system)
Services & Software
No Accidental Damage Support
DataSafe Online Backup 2GB 1 year
Also Includes
English Documentation with UK/IRL Power Cord
D08SX02
Studio XPS Desktop Order - UK
1 Year Premium Warranty Support
Datasafe Local 2.0 Basic
Resource DVD - (Diagnostics & Drivers)

If i can make it cheaper, would it be by a lot and where would i get the components from? could i get better specs for £669?

Any help would be appreciated, thanks

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yes but u wouldn't have the softwar with or the backup stuff

the code :-
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should knock off 5% making the pc = £639
i've been looking at the dell deals on here wizmarkcomputers.co.uk/ind…tml

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would this be a better option though : for £599? compromising i7 for a better graphics card


Intel® Core™ 2 Quad-Core Q8300 Processor (2.5GHz, 4MB cache, 1333MHz FSB)
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium SP1 32 bit - English
Microsoft® Works 9 - English
1Yr Premium Warranty Support
Display Not Included
4096MB 1067 MHz Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM [4x1024]
750GB (7200rpm) Serial ATA/100 Hard Drive with 16MB DataBurst™ cache
512MB ATI® Radeon™ 4850 Graphics card
16X DVD+/-RW (Read/Write DVD, CD)
Dell™ USB Entry Keyboard - UK/Irish (QWERTY)
Dell Laser Mouse USB (6 buttons scroll) Black
Integrated HDA 7.1 Dolby Digital Audio
19-in-1 Media Card Reader
Accessories
No Security/Anti-Virus Protection - English
No Speakers (Speakers are required to hear audio from your system)
Services & Software
No Accidental Damage Support
DataSafe Online Backup 2GB 1 year
Also Includes
English Documentation with UK/Irish Power Cord
D08X302
XPS Desktop 430 Order - UK
1 Year Premium Warranty Support
Datasafe Local 2.0 Basic
Resource DVD - (Diagnostics & Drivers)

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would this be a better option though : for £599? compromising i7 for a … would this be a better option though : for £599? compromising i7 for a better graphics cardIntel® Core™ 2 Quad-Core Q8300 Processor (2.5GHz, 4MB cache, 1333MHz FSB)Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium SP1 32 bit - EnglishMicrosoft® Works 9 - English1Yr Premium Warranty SupportDisplay Not Included4096MB 1067 MHz Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM [4x1024]750GB (7200rpm) Serial ATA/100 Hard Drive with 16MB DataBurst™ cache512MB ATI® Radeon™ 4850 Graphics card16X DVD+/-RW (Read/Write DVD, CD)Dell™ USB Entry Keyboard - UK/Irish (QWERTY)Dell Laser Mouse USB (6 buttons scroll) BlackIntegrated HDA 7.1 Dolby Digital Audio19-in-1 Media Card ReaderAccessoriesNo Security/Anti-Virus Protection - EnglishNo Speakers (Speakers are required to hear audio from your system)Services & SoftwareNo Accidental Damage SupportDataSafe Online Backup 2GB 1 yearAlso IncludesEnglish Documentation with UK/Irish Power CordD08X302XPS Desktop 430 Order - UK1 Year Premium Warranty SupportDatasafe Local 2.0 BasicResource DVD - (Diagnostics & Drivers)



I could build this cheaper easily but like i said before it wouldn't include the software and could build it with the 3ghz quad processor for 600
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