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post #31 of 52
No the 1600 Ram.
The screen is 150% Worth it. A friend has the 720 and its trash.

Also Get an SSD. Worlds of difference
    
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post #32 of 52
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No the 1600 Ram.
The screen is 150% Worth it. A friend has the 720 and its trash.

Also Get an SSD. Worlds of difference
The 1600MHz RAM is required because I have a 2630QM. It gives me Compatibility Alert that the i7 QM processor requires the RAM to be at 1600MHz.

Also I will think of investing in an SSD later as I will need to get Office 2010 first.
post #33 of 52
I highly advise against an Alienware.

I ordered a Sager with the exact same specs as your Alienware for $999. But mine has 1080p.

http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np5175-...wconfigure=yes
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I highly advise against an Alienware.

I ordered a Sager with the exact same specs as your Alienware for $999. But mine has 1080p.

http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np5175-...wconfigure=yes
Yeah I know the hatin. Gone through it already.
post #35 of 52
Not hate. Just common sense.
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post #36 of 52
your's is also much bigger, and doesn't look nearly as nice
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your's is also much bigger, and doesn't look nearly as nice
Yeah, Alienware and Asus ROG are the most attractive.
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I highly advise against an Alienware.

I ordered a Sager with the exact same specs as your Alienware for $999. But mine has 1080p.

http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np5175-...wconfigure=yes
Your comparing a 14" laptop to a 17" laptop.

I own a M14x and I have for about 3 weeks now. I have the thing hooked up with not one, not two, but 3 external displays. I love the thing to death and its worked great on the go just as well as it has on my desk. I'm averaging about 4-5 hours of battery life browsing the web. I purchased a 120gb SSD from newegg and swapped that out for the original 500gb hard drive and the boot time is about 15 seconds from the power button.

Overall I'd recommend this computer to anyone looking at getting it.
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post #39 of 52
I cant stand 17" lappy.

I specifically bought the DV6 over the DV7 because of that.even though the DV7 was a better deal.
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post #40 of 52
Okay then.

15" lappy. Exact same specs.

http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np5165-...wconfigure=yes
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