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post #11 of 49
That actually looks like a REALLY nice laptop!
post #12 of 49
You do know that Dell bought Alienware. I just hope your laptop lasts longer than the $3250 XPS Gen 2 laptop I bought. the design so really bad, cause the CPU and GPU would get fried. And I had a chillpad under it too.
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post #13 of 49
thats a sick little laptop , would of been pricey though .. each to their own .

your paying the price for the "alienware" name tag , but the specs sound good for a lappy .
    
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post #14 of 49
Looks pretty good, but there are some things I dislike. For one, it seems too thick for a 14" laptop. The keyboard and the whole front scream "I want your attention". I like the fact that the rest of the laptop is understated and matte plastic and doesn't look cheaply made. The deal-breaker for me really is the price. I think it's too expensive for what you get.

Still, I hope you enjoy.
    
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post #15 of 49
Let us know how well the GPU handles games at 1080p if you can on a external monitor. I sent my XPS 15 with the 540m back because it wasnt cutting it. Also this laptop looks amazing in the red color option.
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post #16 of 49
MIne should be here at some point in the next 2 months lol.
    
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post #17 of 49
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Originally Posted by MoMurda View Post
Let us know how well the GPU handles games at 1080p if you can on a external monitor. I sent my XPS 15 with the 540m back because it wasnt cutting it. Also this laptop looks amazing in the red color option.
Laptops aren't really designed for gaming on large monitors at very high resolutions. This was made to handle games at the default resolution, which it does well at since it can play most in high.

Buying a laptop for gaming at high resolutions in big monitors: fail. They're made for mobile gaming, inc. at LAN Parties. If you want gaming at max. settings and with an external monitor, make a desktop.
    
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post #18 of 49
Oh, I cant believe that GT 555m is on par with my GTX 260M. Almost identical in benchmarks.
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post #19 of 49
Mine is coming tomorrow! I cannot wait!
post #20 of 49
Grats and good luck man. My M15X has consumed 2 cpu's, 2 gpu's, 1 mobo, and 5 screens in less than a year. Hopefully this is a much better model.
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