The 8Pack Rocket: Ultra-Portable LAN PC priced at £4699.99!

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  1. Dogbert666

    Dogbert666 "Kameron?" Staff Administrator

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  2. Mr_Mistoffelees

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    Well you certainly wouldn't buy this system because it represents value for money!
     
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  3. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    They lost me at "Radeon"...
     
  4. noizdaemon666

    noizdaemon666 I'm Od, Therefore I Pwn

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    I think I may have a different definition of "Ultra-Portable" to 8Pack :eyebrow:
     
  5. Yadda

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    You even get to call 8Pack's mobile number to talk about his rocket. Ahem. :D
     
  6. David

    David RIP Tel

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    They lost me at 8Pack :p
     
  7. Yadda

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    £4.7k might be reassuringly expensive to some and it's a great looking build, but in the cold light of day it's an i5 running 200MHz faster than mine which cost about £600 all told, minus the monitor.

    I honestly don't get it.
     
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  8. noizdaemon666

    noizdaemon666 I'm Od, Therefore I Pwn

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    You're basically just paying a metric crap-load for the custom 8Pack case, watercooling loop and access to him. However, having seen some of his advice elsewhere, that being a good thing is open to interpretation.
     
  9. Mister_Tad

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    I have the same sentiment time and time again whenever a top-end pre-build like this is released, concerning its styling: Where are all of these 13 year-old boys that are spending £4000+ on a PC?

    Over-branded, over-aggressive and over-l33t IMO. It's one thing modding/building your own individual case and going with whatever look you please, but when it's an off the shelf item that looks like this, it has a bit of a "l33t gam3rz" feel to it.
     
  10. Yadda

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    Yes, or perhaps their hoping to appeal to the Sheikh LAN party scene?
     

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