Opinion on this PC - Alienware

I know the consensus is Alienware is generally overpriced, but still well built machines. This one is discounted at over $400.

At this price point, is this a really good deal/PC? This will mainly be used for WoW.

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  1. If you are willing to build you own, this is a better pc:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel - Core i5-8600K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor ($279.89 @ B&H)
    CPU Cooler: be quiet! - Dark Rock 3 67.8 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler ($57.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - Z370 Extreme4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($159.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3333 Memory ($172.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: SanDisk - SSD PLUS 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($74.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($43.78 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: MSI - GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8GB DUKE Video Card ($469.99 @ B&H)
    Case: Fractal Design - Focus G (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair - CXM 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Amazon)
    Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($92.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $1452.58
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-09 23:10 EST-0500

    similar price as bestbuy will charge ~$80 tax.
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  2. Appreciate your suggestion but I don't have a lot of interest in building one. Besides my extremely limited knowledge, building one requires paying outright. Right now I have a 24 month 0% offer from bestbuy, allowing to spend more.

    Do you have an opinion on the pc linked, it seems like a good PC for that price...but then again, I wouldn't really know. Thanks!
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  3. Sure, good for wow, and much better than those cyberpower, ibuypower pcs.
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  4. Would you say it's a good PC in general? Would be able to handle most games on ultra settings? Am I getting what I'm paying for? I appreciate the help
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  5. If Intel 8700k/GTX 1080ti is a 10, the Alienware is ~7-8.
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