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I just recieved my Alienware M14x today, I wasn't even expecting it until May 13th. What a suprise!

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Edited by JadedRedDragon - 4/28/11 at 2:47pm
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post #2 of 49
Awesome! They just shipped mine yesterday
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post #3 of 49
Only thing that sucks on it is screen.

Btw. how much was it?
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post #4 of 49
I'm so tempted to sell my ipad2, and get one of these. I would be able to play league of legends anywhere!!!
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post #5 of 49
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DraganUS View Post
Only thing that sucks on it is screen.

Btw. how much was it?
Since it's a 14" screen it doesn't need to be 1080p, font and what-not would be too small, I got the HD+ screen.

It was $1145.
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post #6 of 49
Congrats

How is the battery life & heat?

I wish I had that processor in my laptop
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post #7 of 49
So tempting. I loved my M11xR2 but the screen was just too darn small.

I don't think I could ever give up my StudioXPS16's 1080P RGBLED display though.. the colors are nothing short of stunning
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post #8 of 49
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GAZ_MAN_432 View Post
Congrats

How is the battery life & heat?

I wish I had that processor in my laptop
They claim it gets 6 hours off full charge, I'll be able to post more about it later. I am about to play some games on it so I'll see how hot it gets.
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post #9 of 49
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Originally Posted by r34p3rex View Post
So tempting. I loved my M11xR2 but the screen was just too darn small.

I don't think I could ever give up my StudioXPS16's 1080P RGBLED display though.. the colors are nothing short of stunning
I had a 17" Sony VAIO with a WUXGA screen before I got the M14x. The M14x's screen is LED backlit and it looks really nice to me. I haven't been able to do much on it yet though.
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post #10 of 49
Wow, that thing looks amazing!!
 
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