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post #21 of 95
I had something similar happen with HP. I told them to shove their laptop where the sun don't shine. Look into an Asus or something like that. What in the world do you need a 6990 in a laptop for college for? There is no way I would do business with them after that woman treated you like dirt. I would do my best to get her fired as well as cancel my order on prinicple alone.
post #22 of 95
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
Again you're wrong.
It's not a better system at all.

2,000 bucks for an i7 2820 and a gtx 485m?
Try 2,200 bucks for an i7 2920XM and a dual 6990M
Alienware is very under rated and is covered by misconceptions/misinformation.
It's Dells support that continues to fail supposedly. I've been with Dell for awhile, my family at least, and this is my first real problem. And I want to drop them now. I see why there is so much hate towards them suddenly.



I threatened that but she didn't care. I dont know how to do that either sadly I would love to though!
They probably realized that you are getting too much for the money and don't want to give it to you.
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I'm a noob when it comes to computers, especially since I can't really afford to buy the best/high end systems.... like my desktop cost me 600 bucks... including monitor

but one of my friends has a Sager NP 8150 and its 15inch bro NP8130... which I used for league of legends or SC2 or WoW parties.

edit: i was giving example lol. let me pull up recent price comparison brb
    
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and this is why i build my own. and order everything from newegg. lol. no problems. evar.



bad luck mate. hopefully it will work itself out soon enough
You build your own laptops? Anywho, OP, I would suggest you throw around the words "Better Business Bureau" with them a bit. That usually gets the ball rolling. Best of luck, mang.
    
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@ all you people saying to build your own - you guys seriously build your own laptops from Newegg parts???

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They probably realized that you are getting too much for the money and don't want to give it to you.
That's what is floating around in my head too. I got a student discount and stuff, so I got the dual 6990M for free basically over a single 580M.

But the fact they pulled it out from under me when it was so close just bewilders me. If they wanted to change their minds, then why wasn't it done like when the order was done! I want to throw stuff.

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I had something similar happen with HP. I told them to shove their laptop where the sun don't shine. Look into an Asus or something like that. What in the world do you need a 6990 in a laptop for college for? There is no way I would do business with them after that woman treated you like dirt. I would do my best to get her fired as well as cancel my order on prinicple alone.
Gaming of course. I just wanted to get something that has kick to it and then some. I got a Dell XPS M1710 about 5 years back. When I got it, it was awesome but it was the 2nd step down from the best. Within a few months I felt its age. Didn't want to repeat that. Especially in college.
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 8/2/11 at 11:46am
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bbb.org right now
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post #28 of 95
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
Again you're wrong.
It's not a better system at all.

2,000 bucks for an i7 2820 and a gtx 485m?
Try 2,200 bucks for an i7 2920XM and a dual 6990M
Alienware is very under rated and is covered by misconceptions/misinformation.
It's Dells support that continues to fail supposedly. I've been with Dell for awhile, my family at least, and this is my first real problem. And I want to drop them now. I see why there is so much hate towards them suddenly.



I threatened that but she didn't care. I dont know how to do that either sadly I would love to though!
I am currently typing this on an M15x (sig rig). I'm not saying its a bad machine, the thing's been great and its stable as a rock from a physical perspective (it's like they ran re-bar through it, heavy as a brick). But what I will say, is that it was NOT worth the $2700 I put in it when Sager couldve done better.

Dell service sucks, too.
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Contact Mr.Dell himself. Can't hurt, might get the issue resolved.

Michael@dell.com
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I am currently typing this on an M15x (sig rig). I'm not saying its a bad machine, the thing's been great and its stable as a rock from a physical perspective (it's like they ran re-bar through it, heavy as a brick). But what I will say, is that it was NOT worth the $2700 I put in it when Sager couldve done better.

Dell service sucks, too.
The only problem I see with Sager is the battery life primarily. If I want something good, I need to sacrifice the battery all together it seems. That defeats the purpose of the laptop which sucks. Not that I expect anything from the Alienware but 3 hours is better than none

If Sager, ASUS, or MSI would have anything better or up-to-date than their current offerings I'd be there in an instant. This was my debate a few weeks back. I was reluctant to go to dell to begin with, and now Im kicking myself for all the trouble. If I've come this far, I really dont want to go back on it. I feel like a tool.
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