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It’s time to put two maxed-out gaming PCs to the test — the best Alienware versus the best Acer.
Here’s a raw specs comparison for a top-of-the-range Alienware ALX X-58 and Predator Crusader II. Which one will cut it as the ultimate gaming PC?
|Alienware ALX X-58||Predator Conquerer II|
|Processor:||Overclocked Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme 3.86GHz 8MB Cache||Intel Core i7-965 3.2GHz 8MB Cache|
|Graphics:||Dual 1792MB NIVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 with Optional Ageia PhysX Physics Processing Unit||2* Nvidia® GeForce® 2* GTX 285 + Nvidia® nForce® 780i SLI (3 way SLI) 2* 896MB VRAM|
|Audio:||7.1-channel audio + Sound Blaster X-Fi High Definition Surround Sound Audio||High Definition (7.1) channel audio support + Dolby Home Theatre audio enhancement + Creative EAX 4.0 support|
|Memory:||12GB Triple Channel DDR3 at 1600MHz||12GB DDR2 1066MHz SDRAM|
|Storage:||2x256GB SSD + 1.0 TB SATA 3Gb/s 7200 RPM||2* 1TB SATA Hard Disk Drives & 1* 150GB WD Raptor® Drives|
|Optical drives:||4x Dual Layer Blu-ray Burner||BD Burner + SuperMulti burner|
|Other connections:||8xUSB 2.0, 2xFireWire, 1xESATA, 2xheadphones, 2xmicrophone, 1xEthernet||9xUSB 2.0, 1xFireWire, S/PDIF, 2xEthernet, 18-in-1 memory card reader, 1xline out, 1xmicrophone|
|Cooling:||AlienIce™ 3.0 high-performance cooling||Liquid Cooling on the CPU|
|Other:||Customisable lighting, acoustic dampening, Killer Xeno Pro networking card, Alienware TactX Headset|